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FFAR and National Pork Board Develop Tools to Detect and Understand Spread of  African Swine Fever Virus

WASHINGTON –The African Swine Fever virus (ASFV) is a highly contagious disease that spreads rapidly in pig populations. It has no impact on people, so pork remains safe to consume. To help keep the... Read More

Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing

Slowest news day in markets today-which the market reflected.  Spread between South America & U.S. prices.  Export numbers from the U.S.  Weather still being talked about = more rain then anything else.  Weekly Crop Progress.  Wheat movement... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Cuts Ribbon at Costco Poultry Plant

Gov. Ricketts (right) and state leaders receive a tour of Costco’s facilities. FREMONT – On Saturday, Governor Pete Ricketts took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for Costco’s new chicken plant in Fremont.  The poultry operation will tu... Read More

New Beef Industry Long Range Plan Task Force Begins Year-Long Process

CENTENNIAL, CO (October 21, 2019) -- The long-range strategic planning process for the beef industry is underway, a process that takes months to coordinate and pulls together key leaders from all over the country representing different sectors of t... Read More

Apply by Nov. 1 to serve on the National Pork Checkoff Board of Directors

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Pork Checkoff’s board of directors is accepting applications through November 1 to fill five three-year terms. State pork producer associations, farm organizations or individuals who pay the Pork Checkoff, including pig fa... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen welcomes  Kohls, Goes to staff

The Nebraska Cattlemen association is pleased to announce the selection of Ashley Kohls as the association's Director of Government Affairs. Previously, Ashley served for five years as the Executive Director of the Minnesota State Cattlemen's Associa... Read More

Agricultural youth receive scholarships and awards at 92nd Aksarben Stock Show

Wells Fargo purchases Grand Champion Market Beef for $15,000 The Aksarben Stock Show managed and produced by the Nebraska State Fair welcomed with over 900 youth and 2,700 animals entered along with their families, and supporters to Fonner Park, Sep... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Kruegar of Smart Yield

Mixed market for a Friday.  Winds across the Midwest will see some dry down options with the winds moving through ahead of the storms.  Harvest grind is finally here.  China trade talks, USMCA-trade has drug on for so long we need to see something... Read More

Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Annual Conference November 2

Livestock producers interested in Nebraska’s goat and sheep industry can attend a daylong conference  in Curtis on Saturday, November 2.   The Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers are hosting their 2019 conference at the campus of the Nebraska C... Read More

South Dakota Cattleman to U.S. Senate Committee: American Beef is Climate Change Solution

WASHINGTON (Oct. 17, 2019) -- South Dakota cattle producer Todd Wilkinson today told a U.S. Senate subcommittee that contrary to the claims of some environmental and anti-animal-agriculture activists, "American beef production and consumption is a cl... Read More

NMPF Statement on Its Letter to President Trump

“On behalf of dairy farmers and farmer-owned dairy cooperatives across the country, NMPF wrote to the President today to commend his Administration for its excellent judgment this month in including a number of European dairy products, particularly... Read More