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A U.S. District Judge has granted a partial preliminary injunction on Hammond Ranches grazing.
Judge Limits Hammond’s Grazing As Case Proceeds

A U.S. District Judge has granted a partial preliminary injunction, approving an alternative grazing plan for the Hammond’s cattle that the Bureau of Land Management had proposed in June.

“Excessive populations deplete scarce food and water resources on the arid rangelands, leading to starvation and dehydration of the horses and burros,” Ethan Lane, NCBA and PLC, told members of the Senate’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining.
Public Lands Council To Congress: Federal Wild Horse Control Critical

The current system of managing wild horses and burros on public lands “has been crippled to the point of catastrophic failure," said Ethan Lane, NCBA & Public Lands Council to congressional leaders.

In Louisiana, local prices signal the market is positioning for supply disruptions from the storm as shipping is grinding to a halt along the southern reaches of the Mississippi River.
Storm Delivers Latest Blow to Farm Economy as Elevators Shut

America’s agricultural economy is bracing for yet another hit as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward Louisiana, with grain elevators, cotton fields and cane crops in its projected path.

NCBA urges Congress to approve USMCA.
NCBA, State Affiliates Urge Approval of USMCA

In a letter to Congressional leaders, NCBA and 39 of its state affiliates urged swift ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

May beef exports were steady year-over-year in volume, while export value increased 1% to $727.6 million – the second-highest on record.
Beef Exports Steady in May; Values Tick Up 1%

May beef exports were steady year-over-year in volume, while export value increased 1% to $727.6 million – the second-highest on record.

Nebraska, with 1.9 million beef cows, the fourth-largest state by beef cow numbers, is home to the nation’s top three beef counties.
America’s Top 25 Beef Cow Counties

Texas is America’s top beef cow state, yet only one Texas county makes the top-25 list of America’s leading beef cow counties. Click here to see the top 25 counties, and an analysis of the numbers.

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue tried the Impossible Burger while touring Impossible Foods.
Meat-Eating Agriculture Secretary Tries the Impossible Burger

Sonny Perdue may be a champion of big agriculture and agribusinesses in all its forms. But even he isn’t immune to the lure of the vegan Impossible Burger.

GM Salmon Growing in Rural Indiana

AquaBounty salmon now growing in tanks located in rural Indiana.