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State Beef Councils Win Major Legal Victory

DENVER, CO – The Beef Checkoff program and fifteen grassroots-led state beef councils won a major court victory today when the United States District Court of Montana ruled in favor of USDA and the ... Read More

NCBA Sends Letters to The White House, Congress, and Meat Packing Companies On COVID-19

This last week NCBA sent letters to the White House, Congress, and the four major beef packing companies and the North American Meat Institute on the impact of Coronavirus on the beef industry. Read the full letters here, here, and here, respective... Read More

Tyson adds one-time bonus to cash cattle prices

Cattle feeders will receive a bonus when selling to Tyson Fresh Meats during the week of March 23rd.  Tyson will add $5 per cwt. to live cattle and $7.94 per cwt. to dressed and grid cattle. In a statement to the Rural Radio Network, Tyson said t... Read More

AUDIO: March Cattle on Feed Report

 Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.8 million head on March 1, 2020. The inventory was slightly above March 1, 2019, USDA NASS reported on Friday. Plac... Read More

Registration Opens for 2020 Nebraska Ranch Practicum

Ranchers interested in learning about the latest cutting-edge research in range livestock production from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are encouraged to register for the 2020 Nebraska Ranch Practicum offered by Nebraska Extension. The prac... Read More

Dawson County Ag Groups Deliver Beef In Schools

For the sixth year in a row, Dawson County Cattlemen and Dawson County Farm Bureau have partnered with Tyson Fresh Meats in Lexington for Beef in Schools. The annual event consists of Tyson and the two organizations distributing beef to all Dawson... Read More

Meat companies say: Eat your veggies

Meat companies are mixing vegetables into their burgers, nuggets and sausages. They are hoping to quell consumers' growing misgivings about meat and its impact on health and the environment. Applegate is introducing a line of meat-and-veggie burge... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen to host stress webinar

Nebraska Cattlemen along with the University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension will be hosting a free Stress Webinar on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 12:00 Noon, CDT sponsored by Allflex Livestock Intelligence. Everyone is welcome to join by going to: ... Read More

Rapid Start to 2020 for U.S. Pork Exports; Beef Exports also Trend Higher

Following a record-breaking performance in 2019, U.S. pork exports maintained a torrid pace in January, while beef exports were also higher year-over-year. The U.S. Meat Export Federation says January pork exports cooled slightly from the volume a... Read More

Wyoming study moves beef industry in direction of growth

Wyoming is working on growing its beef brand inside and outside of the state.  Two years ago the Wyoming legislature passed Senate File 108, which was an agriculture and economic development bill. The bill included expanding agriculture marketing... Read More

Applications Available for Kansas Livestock Foundation Scholarships

The Kansas Livestock Foundation (KLF) now is accepting applications for 2020-21 scholarships. Applicants must be graduates of a Kansas high school and, except for veterinary students, undergraduate students at a Kansas community or senior college. ... Read More