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New wagyu brand aims to attract health-conscious meat lovers

Some Japanese Black cattle in the western Japan prefecture of Wakayama, known for their distinctive fatty marbling, have been put on a diet. A new less-fatty wagyu brand has been launched there in ... Read More

Egg-Cellent Easter Tidbits -- Friday Five (April 19, 2019)

Which part of the chocolate bunny is supposed to be eaten first?? Hannah and Alex reveal the most popular choice in Friday Five! STORIES: 5 - Flood Relief Funds Available for Ag Producers 4 - Hemp Bill in Nebraska Advances 3 - USDA, N... Read More

(Video) Sundstroms Receive Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award

Russ, Angela, and Cheyenne Sundstrom are the recipients of the 2019 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award®. The Sundstroms own and operate Broken Box Ranch in Moorefield, Nebraska. The prestigious award, given in honor or renowned conservationis... Read More

Cattle on Feed *Audio With Jerry Stowell*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.0 million head on April 1, 2019. The inventory was 2% above April 1, 2018, USDA reported Thursday. Listen to see what... Read More

Kansas Livestock Association to receive Don L. Good Impact Award

The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA), a trade organization protecting the business interests of livestock producers, has been selected to receive the 2019 Don L. Good Impact Award. The award, presented by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council,... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund Application for Aid - Flood and Winter Storm Ulmer/Bomb Cyclone Event (March 2019)

The Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund is providing financial assistance on a statewide basis to needy or distressed cattle producers in Nebraska impacted by Winter Storm Ulmer/Bomb Cyclone. Eligible applicants under the Fund include any cattle... Read More

Study Shows U.S. Pig Farmers Making Major Sustainability Progress Analysis of 55 years of pig farming reveals gains in all key metrics

DES MOINES,– America’s pig farmers continue to practice many of the principles of Earth Day, which is April 22, every day on their farms, and in many cases, have done so for generations. This fact is underscored by the results of a recent study f... Read More

Score And Cull Cows

Question: I have a young cow, on her second calf. She has a rather ugly udder and two overly large teats. The calf is doing fine but won't suck those two teats. Disposition-wise, the cow is a little high-strung, and I have problems milking those tea... Read More

CATTLEMEN'S BEEF BOARD NAMES HANES AS NEW CEO

CENTENNIAL, CO -- The Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB) has named Gregory Hanes of Colorado as their new chief executive officer, effective June 17, 2019. “Knowledge of beef producers and the overall beef industry is a m... Read More

California's largest cattle-raising operation to be sold

COALINGA, Calif. (AP) — Harris Ranch Beef Holding Co., California's largest cattle-raising operation, is being sold. The company's 800-acre Central Valley feedlot, which can hold up to 250,000 cattle, and its slaughterhouse and processing facili... Read More

Amid New Cases, California's Leading Poultry Experts Conduct High Priority Workshop To Address Virulent Newcastle Disease And Prevent Further Spread

Top poultry experts from the state of California (CDFA), academia (UC Davis) and private industry (Foster Farms) – along with nearly 100 urban farmers and backyard poultry owners – gathered in Dublin, California, to discuss ways to prevent furthe... Read More