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Dry conditions and tough decisions ahead for cattle producers

Drought conditions are building in western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming, with one hot, windy day after another drying out pastures and grazing lands. The U.S. Drought Monitor released weekly, shows a... Read More

Application process temporarily paused for livestock producer small business stabilization grants

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) announced a brief pause on Tuesday on the application process for Small Business Stabilization Grants for livestock producers. The application window opened Monday, June 15th. Applications will... Read More

Virtual livestock judging camp will be June 16-18

Youth interested in livestock evaluation can participate in a national, virtual Nebraska livestock judging camp on June 16-18. Daily Zoom sessions from 10 a.m. to noon C.T. will be open to any age of youth, from anywhere in the U.S., said Doug Smi... Read More

Sieck awarded $10,000 scholarship from Nebraska Cattlemen

Martell, Nebraska, native Renae Sieck was named the 2020 Nebraska Beef State Scholarship recipient. Sieck is currently working on her Master of Science degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The $10,000 scholars... Read More

US food prices see historic jump

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. shoppers have seen the costs of meat, eggs and even potatoes soar as the coronavirus has disrupted processing plants and distribution networks. Overall, the cost of food bought to eat at home skyrocketed by the most ... Read More

Ricketts announces $100M available to livestock producers

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced $100 million available to livestock producers on Wednesday. Through the Nebraska Coronavirus Relief Fund program, qualifying livestock producers can apply for grants up to $12,000. The grants are sourced u... Read More