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China Fuels October Pork Exports; Beef Exports Down from Last Year

Strong demand from China bolstered U.S. pork exports in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Export Federation (USMEF), while October beef exports were below the very h... Read More

Giving Tuesday Launches Fourth Annual Hams Across America Initiative

When it comes to giving back to their communities, pig farmers across the U.S. like to adopt the "go big or go home attitude", and this Giving Tuesday is no different. Today, U.S. pig farmers, the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Coun... Read More

NCBA Seeks Clarity and Consistency in Beef Origin Labeling Practices

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the nation's oldest and largest national organization representing American cattle producers, today reaffirmed its policy supporting voluntary country-of-origin labeling (COOL). Because the associat... Read More

NFL Players to Showcase  Passion for Fuel Up to Play 60

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Ten National Football League (NFL) players will vividly showcase their passion for the farmer-created Fuel Up to Play 60 program during games played on Dec. 8. The NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” campaign allows players the opp... Read More

Accepting Applications for the  2020 Nebraska Pork Producers Association Pork Mentorship Program

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association wants students to be a part of the 2020 Pork Mentorship Program. If students are connected to agriculture and believe in the future of the pork industry, they are encouraged to apply! Scholarships are available... Read More

K-State beef cattle experts share considerations for retaining females in the herd

Late fall is the time many cattle producers are weaning spring born calves and making selections for replacement females. Trying to decide if replacement heifers should be kept and, if so, the best way for making that decision was a recent discussio... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brad Kooima of Kooima, Kooima & Varilek

Another solid week on the cash cattle.  Could there be a correction headed our way?  Any holiday pressure that might work into.  How are cattle weights.  Holcomb KS plant to start back up this week.  How do you think the market react?  Funds ar... Read More

Dairy Defined Podcast: National Young Cooperator Chairs Paul and Nancy Pyle Highlight Challenges Affecting Dairy’s Next Generation

ARLINGTON, Va. – Dairy’s future will depend on its next generation of farmers, many of whom are already hard at work on farms across the country. Young farmers are an important part of the agricultural landscape, and their continued involvement ... Read More

EU Parliament Approves Increased U.S. Beef Access

It was a happy Thanksgiving for U.S. beef producers. The European Parliament voted last Thursday to approve a plan that grants the U.S. a country-specific share of the European Union’s duty-free, high-quality beef quota. The agreement was origin... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Shawn Hackett of Hackett Financial

Markets closed early on Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.   This year’s crop outcome-what will be harvested is about there-this could move the markets higher as reality sets in that all the crop won’t be out before 2020.  How will this chan... Read More

Attorneys seek to consolidate Fairlife animal-abuse lawsuits

CHICAGO (AP) — Multiple federal lawsuits have been filed accusing Fairlife of abusing cows at an Indiana dairy farm, saying the company’s claims that it treats animals humanely are fraudulent. The Chicago Tribune reports that lawyers tied to... Read More