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Grand Island to host livestock show in place of National Western Stock Show

A Grand Island group is working to provide youth an opportunity to showcase their cattle following the cancelation of one the largest livestock shows in the county. The Grand Island Livestock Compl... Read More

Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship available

College students enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a fully accredited Nebraska college, university or technical college in an agriculture related degree program are encouraged to apply for the Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebra... Read More

*Audio* UNWNRD holds tax asking for seventh straight year

The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) Board of Directors approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget and tax levy on Sept. 10. For the seventh straight year, the tax asking will remain at $627,300.00 with the balance of the in... Read More

Weighing the alternatives

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Feed cost is often one of the most expensive inputs when trying to balance the beef cattle budget. To help reduce that expense, midwestern producers will sometimes look to alternative feed products such as wet corn gluten, corn dr... Read More

Dalebanks Angus earns CAB seedstock honors

Doing right by their customers means raising the best cattle they can. For the Perrier family of Eureka, Kansas, that’s a philosophy, business model and family code all wrapped into one. Matt, Amy and their children, along with his parents Tom a... Read More

LIVE | 2020 Aksarben Stock Show underway in Grand Island | Sunday

The Rural Radio Network recently announced that it has partnered with the Aksarben Stock Show to provide livestream videos of the livestock shows. The show will take place Sept. 25-27, 2020.  WATCH: Find the full Aksarben Stock Show sho... Read More

ASI’s Osguthorpe Elected PLC Secretary

The Public Lands Council held its annual meeting virtually this week, and on Thursday the membership approved the nomination of sheep producer Steve Osguthorpe of Park City, Utah, as the organization’s secretary. Osguthorpe currently serves on t... Read More

Audio: September Cattle on Feed Report

According to USDA, all cattle and calves on feed in the United States in feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.4 million head on September 1, 2020. The inventory was 4 percent above September 1, 2019. This is the highest September 1... Read More

Every Farmer Counts | Friday Five | Sept. 25, 2020

This week was National Farm Safety and Health Week, so Rebel and Alex set out to learn farm safety tips. According to the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, the agricultural sector is one of the most dangerous sectors in America, w... Read More

Cattle Call looks at potential for higher cash for cattle

Cash cattle to go higher Box beef to go down We might finally be caught up Will we rally after October 1? A little bit of sales earlier in the week Big margins for the packers https://youtu.be/8j9IkPtbxXI...... Read More

AUDIO: Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report

The quarterly hogs and pigs report released by the USDA showed that in the third quarter of 2020 the US hog inventory was up 1% vs. year ago levels. According to USDA the US inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2020 was 79.1 million head... Read More