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Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory Numbers Released

United States Cattle on Feed Up 2 Percent Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.5 million head on July ... Read More

Minden, Nebr. Native Named Angus Regional Manager

Levi Landers, a Minden, Nebraska, native, has been selected as the American Angus Association® regional manager for Nebraska and Colorado. He joins the Association from American Hereford Association where he has been a field manager for Nebraska, S... Read More

Ninth Latin American Product Showcase ‘Gets Business Done’ in Puerto Rico

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) held its ninth annual Latin American Product Showcase June 26-27 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The event attracted more than 400 people, including 190 buyers from 23 countries across the Caribbean, Central America ... Read More

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday. The closures highlight the pain for global agricul... Read More

Fox's MasterChef to Feature Beef. It's What's For Dinner.

Centennial, CO  --    Thanks to an investment from the Federation of State Beef Councils, an upcoming episode of a popular Fox network food show will feature Beef Checkoff-funded Beef. It's What's For Dinner.  As part of its biggest and tou... Read More

China Vows to Tackle Dead Pig Scam Amid Swine Fever Epidemic

BEIJING (Reuters) - Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday. The gangs are tak... Read More

Beef. It's What's For Dinner. Hosts Influencer Event in NYC

DENVER, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 26th, the Beef. It's What's For Dinner. brand, on behalf of the Beef Checkoff, brought some serious beef to New York City with its latest influencer event "Entertaining with Beef." The event brought toget... Read More

Nebraska Extension director receives award from American Society of Animal Science

 Dr. Jack Whittier is the recipient of the 2019 American Society of Animal Science Fellow Award for Extension, presented to him during the opening ceremony of the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas. Whittier, a 36-year member and 6... Read More

State OKs killing of wolf pack members preying on cattle

The Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife has authorized killing some members of a wolf pack that are preying on cattle in northeastern Washington state. Agency director Kelly Susewind on Wednesday gave authority for the state to kill s... Read More

Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 12-14 in Kearney

Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policy makers, and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of our grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 19th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 12-14 at the Ramada by W... Read More

Pork and Beef Exports Rebound in May; Volume and Value Reach 2019 Highs

May exports of U.S. pork and beef were steady with last year’s strong volumes and increased year-over-year in value, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Pork exports totaled 217,999 metric ... Read More