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A bee on blossom in California. Photo by Sabina Hill

ND, CA Working Together for Bees

North Dakota Agriculture commissioner Doug Goehring is working with California’s agriculture secretary Karen Ross on a new program that will benefit both states when it comes to honeybees. California needs honeybees to pollinate most of...

Pork Producers Say Fix Emissions Reporting Law For Farmers

The National Pork Producers Council today asked Congress for a legislative fix to a federal emergency response law that now requires farmers to report emissions from the natural breakdown of manure to the U.S....

Turkey Growers Seeking to Close Gap with Consumers

A new video series seeks to close the gap from farm to fork by America’s turkey farmers. The National Turkey Federation has prepared a new series of videos and resources that the group says...

Meet Joan Ruskamp — New Beef Board Chairman

Beef producer Joan Ruskamp from Dodge, Nebraska, was elected by fellow Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) members to serve as CBB chairman in 2018. The vote came today during the 2018 Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Get to...

FARM Program Congratulates Kraft Family on Receiving Beef Quality Assurance Award

National Dairy FARM Program participants Chris and Mary Kraft of Fort Morgan, Colorado, have won the 2018 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Award in the dairy category. The BQA Awards –...

NPPC Statement on Pork. The Other White Meat® Ruling

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has issued a ruling on a suit challenging the sale of the Pork. The Other White Meat® trademarks. The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) sold...

CattleFax Predicts Large Supply and Strong Demand in 2018

Although beef production is expected to increase to 27.5 billion pounds during 2018, CattleFax says current consumer demand is expected to remain good and potentially increase. Moderating prices. At the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention...

Angus Genetics, Inc., Announces Foot Score Research EPDs

Angus Genetics, Inc. (AGI) announced today the release of two new foot score research EPDs, the first of its kind in the U.S. for beef cattle. The American Angus Association® has been collecting foot scores...

U.S. Red Meat Production Sets December Record

American red meat production totaled 4.40 billion pounds in December of 2017, up slightly from December of the previous year. For the calendar year 2017, commercial red meat production was 52 billion pounds. That...

Beef Board Releases 2017 Annual Report

The 2017 Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (CBB) Annual Report is now available to provide results of Beef Checkoff programs to the beef producers and importers who invest in this national self-help program....

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