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Wildlife and youConflict isnt the only answer

2019-01-16 20:34:00| Beef

Conflict between ranchers and wildlife will always happen. But there are ways to manage it in an increasingly crowded landscape.

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Negotiated cash trade trends -- Is the cash market for fed cattle sufficient?

2019-01-16 20:27:00| Beef

In contrast to conventional wisdom, the overall price change for fed cattle from week to week (price volatility) has faded during the past several years despite working with only about 25% cash trade.

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Heres why you should consider temperament and behavior grading

2019-01-16 20:21:00| Beef

While slow to catch on, temperament scoring can be a helpful management tool.

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USDA Announces Temporary Reopening of FSA Offices Farmers Union Urges Members to Take Advantage of Services

2019-01-16 20:18:16| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2019 Contact: Andrew Jerome, 202-314-3106 ajerome@nfudc.org WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it would reopen Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices for three days to provide farmers with select services amidst a government shutdown that has closed agency offices. National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson sent […]

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How much more would that burger cost after a greenhouse gas tax?

2019-01-16 19:55:00| Beef

How would a meat tax affect the cattle business? Beef prices could rise by nearly 7% and in turn, consumption would decline.

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Leverage benchmarking data to advance operational goals

2019-01-16 18:40:00| National Hog Farmer

Having more than one pricing mechanism to sell your hogs will take the risk out of having the wrong contract.

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Environmental Sustainability in the 2018 Farm Bill

2019-01-16 18:34:21| National Farmers Union

By Matt Perdue, NFU Government Relations Director Environmental sustainability is critical for the future of family farming and ranching and for the health of our rural communities. As concerns over water quality, soil health and the wide-ranging effects of climate-change mount, incentives-based conservation programs are more important now than ever.   The 2018 Farm Bill maintains […]

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Prices edge higher, cash trade slows

2019-01-16 18:12:00| Beef

More cattle are moving hands, but cash sales numbers are lower. The five-area weighted average was up $3.89, coming in at $196.65.

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Meat Market Update | Prices lower, volume higher

2019-01-16 17:08:00| Beef

Ed Czerwien, market analyst based in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the cattle market and beef prices.

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Nebraska Pork now accepting 2019 Leadership Program applications

2019-01-16 16:27:00| National Hog Farmer

Pork Leadership Program participants will participate in six seminars and activities where they will learn about and experience various aspects of the pork and agriculture industries.

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