UNL study: Zilmax shows no health detriment effects on cattle health PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:13

The cattle feed additive Zilmax has no noticeable detrimental effect on cattle health or well-being, according to research by scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service.

USDA provides aid to 73,000 rural Californians impacted by drought PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 21 July 2014 12:16

On Friday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA is providing $9.7 million in emergency water assistance to 73,000 residents in 11 California counties experiencing the driest year on record.

Registration open for 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 12 July 2014 11:10

Bob McCan, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president, said if cattlemen and women want a seat at the table and involvement in shaping the future of the beef industry, attendance at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference is a must. The conference features meetings of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Cattlemen's Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB), American National CattleWomen, Inc. and National Cattlemen's Foundation.

Is the U.S. prepared for Foot-and-Mouth Disease? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Progressive Cattleman Intern Cassidy Woolsey   
Saturday, 12 July 2014 10:58

The U.S. has almost forgotten about Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), said Bill Barton, Idaho state veterinarian. But because of the USDA’s recent proposal to allow importation of fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from certain regions in Brazil, FMD was a topic presented at the Idaho Cattle Association Summer Round-Up, held June 24 and 25 in Idaho Falls.

Leachman patent lawsuit stirs debate at BIF PDF Print E-mail
Written by Progressive Cattleman Editor David Cooper   
Saturday, 12 July 2014 10:44

A civil lawsuit filed in April by Leachman Cattle of Colorado and Verified Beef against the American Simmental Association (ASA) sparked new debate at the Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Symposium held June 19, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

American Junior Shorthorn Association elects new board PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 10:42

The 2014 National Junior Shorthorn Show and Conference was held in Louisville, Kentucky, June 23 through June 28. Junior voting delegates took part in electing three members to the American Junior Shorthorn Association (AJSA) board of directors, with new and retiring board members electing new AJSA officers.



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