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Guide Rock Fire Nebraska Wildfire Forced Evacuations, Donations Sought

A wildfire forced evacuations in southwest Nebraska last week as the entire state is now in a drought. The Nebraska Cattlemen have identified ways to help those impacted by the fire.

11 hours ago

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Feedyard cattle
Optigrid 45 Receives Combination Approvals For Finishing Feedlot Cattle

The combination approvals allow Optigrid 45 to be used with other feed additives commonly fed to feedlot cattle, including monensin, tylosin and melengestrol.

5 min ago
Ty Bayer
Ty Bayer Is Red Angus Herdsman of the Year

Ty Bayer, Ringle, Wisconsin, was selected as the 2021 Red Angus Herdsman of the Year at the National Red Angus Open Show during Cattlemen’s Congress in Oklahoma City.

16 min ago
Feed Sustainability: Moving the Animal Protein Industry Forward

As the animal protein industry continues to find innovative ways to decrease the carbon footprint of animal products, a new resource guide may help move those efforts forward.

17 min ago
AL Ranch
Merck Announces Bovilis Nasalgen 3-PMH Intranasal BRD vaccine

Merck Animal Health has announced that Bovilis Nasalgen 3-PMH, the first intranasal vaccine, is now available to protect cattle from five of the most common pneumonia-causing viral and bacterial pathogens.

1 hour ago
Guide Rock Fire
Nebraska Wildfire Forced Evacuations, Donations Sought

A wildfire forced evacuations in southwest Nebraska last week as the entire state is now in a drought. The Nebraska Cattlemen have identified ways to help those impacted by the fire.

42 min ago
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Hulett: Packers Get Picky

The over-supply of cattle combined with a lack of interest from packers pushed the cash cattle market lower last week.

5 min ago

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Greg Henderson
Overall Meat Sales Higher In 2020

Meat sales - both dollar values and volume - were significantly higher in 2020. Those gains, however, came at the expense of a crippled restaurant and food service industry that may take years to recover.

4 days ago
Justin Sexten Performance Livestock Analytics
Justin Sexten: Looking Forward

Lessons learned from the pandemic marketing year suggest a decision structure built on gathering the most relevant data while minimizing the noise of the uncontrollable.

1 week ago
Jennifer Shike
Worker Absenteeism in Packing Plants is No Surprise

When rumors circled a few weeks ago of pork packing plants refusing loads because of diminished capacity from worker absenteeism due to COVID-19, how could anyone really be surprised?

3 weeks ago
John Nalivka
Nalivka: Focusing On The Demand Side of the Equation

While packing plant closure and slow-downs disrupted the beef industry in 2020, demand will become more critical heading into 2021 including consumption at-home, away-from-home, and for export. 

3 weeks ago