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Work-Study: Students study ag topics in high school biology

July 11, 2019

Several Nebraska youth are getting a taste of the agricultural research world.  Students at Central City, Nebraska, in Mrs. Chelle Gillan’s advanced biology and anatomy and physiology classes are required to do a research project...



Innovation, Technology & Consumer Engagement

March 21, 2019

NIAA News Release, March 21, 2019 – One of the speakers at the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) 2019 Annual Conference during a keynote session, Emily Metz has been in the ag industry her...


Research PAP EPD Launched by Angus Genetics Inc.

March 13, 2019

A research expected progeny difference (EPD) for pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP) was launched by Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) on Feb. 1. This research EPD stems from collaborative efforts between Colorado State University (CSU), the American...



ELDs and Hours of Service

March 7, 2019

A funding package passed by Congress in early February includes a continued ELD exemption for livestock haulers through September 30, 2019. Current rules limit drive time to 11 hours and limit on-duty hours to 14....


CFTC chairman talks data technology, free markets

February 22, 2019

ARLINGTON, Va. — Acknowledging that eventually “human traders will be going by the wayside” in an increasingly digital world, Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo said he would like to see the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission...


Sen. Tester secures ELD prohibition for farmers, ranchers in Montana

February 22, 2019

Senator earns praise from Montana Cattlemen, Stockgrowers, Livestock Marketers, Farm Bureau for bipartisan deal that includes ELD prohibition, FSA funding, PILT, among others (U.S. Senate) – Legislation to fund the government that was secured this...


ASI requests grazing research at USSES

February 22, 2019

The American Sheep Industry Association requested this week that the USDA Agricultural Research Service U.S. Sheep Experiment Station conduct a long-term study to research the effects of removing livestock grazing management on rangeland and forest...


SD Cattlemen: Comment on ELD regs by March 8

February 21, 2019

A funding package passed by Congress in early February includes a continued ELD exemption for livestock haulers through September 30, 2019. As we’ve written about previously, the ELD mandate, coupled with existing hours of service...


On-farm research update meeting Feb. 27

February 14, 2019

Farm operators and agronomists are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research results update meeting Feb. 27 at Alliance. The meeting will run from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., including lunch, at Knight...