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Perdue: Votes against USMCA would be to punish Trump

September 18, 2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said today that the only reason House members would have to vote against the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade would be to punish the Trump administration. “The only reason to vote against...



Out-of-Season-lambing, profit opportunities?

September 18, 2019

With about 85% of the U.S. lambs born between January and May, yet demand for fresh product throughout the year, is there profit opportunity for producers who can shift their lambing season? This topic was...


NCBA announces leadership changes

September 18, 2019

DENVE – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association announced two significant leadership changes today. The NCBA executive committee of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association confirmed Colin Woodall to serve as the association’s new chief executive officer....






Reward offered for information on missing Clay County cattle

September 18, 2019

HENRIETTA, Texas — Special Ranger John Bradshaw of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is seeking information on 489 steers missing from a ranch in eastern Clay County, Texas. The cattle went missing between...


South Korea confirms African swine fever found on farm

September 17, 2019

South Korea has started culling pigs after an outbreak of the deadly African swine fever (ASF) was found in a pig farm close to the border with North Korea today, AgriCensus, a London-based price reporting...






September crop report shows slight yield declines

September 17, 2019

While on the higher side of pre-report estimates, the USDA September Crop Production report shows corn and soybean yields are down from 2018 and lower than the projections posted in the USDA August Crop Production...


Marcy and Bruce Benson named 2020 Citizens of the West

September 17, 2019

DENVER – The National Western Stock Show is proud to announce Marcy and Bruce Benson as the 2020 Citizens of the West. This prestigious annual award recognizes those who embody the spirit and determination of...



Aggie livestock team takes fifth in Amarillo

September 17, 2019

AMARILLO, Texas – The Aggie Livestock Judging Team from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Neb., earned a fifth place overall last week at the Tri-State Fair in Amarillo. Second-year livestock evaluators from...