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Emergency Grazing of CRP CP25 Now Available in Some Kansas Counties
Emergency Grazing of CRP CP25 Now Available in Some Kansas Counties Livestock | 07/19/2018

USDA has announced the additional authorization of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practice CP25 acres for emergency grazing only, for the remainder of fiscal year 2018 through September 30.

Livestock Groups Launch Media Campaign in Support of Barrasso Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018
Livestock Groups Launch Media Campaign in Support of Barrasso Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018 Livestock | 07/17/2018

The Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association haslaunched an online campaign to educate the public on the need for a modernized Endangered Species Act.

K-State study looks at cow’s adaptability to drought, heat stress
K-State study looks at cow’s adaptability to drought, heat stress Livestock | 07/12/2018

Kansas State University researchers say they are making steady progress on a study that will help define how water intake relates to a cow’s ability to adapt to drought or heat stress.

May Beef Exports Shatter Value Record; Pork Exports Trend Lower
May Beef Exports Shatter Value Record; Pork Exports Trend Lower Livestock | 07/10/2018

U.S. beef exports set a new value record in May while also increasing significantly year-over-year in volume, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF.

Livestock production has shifted to more speciaized farms over time  according to USDA report
Livestock production has shifted to more speciaized farms over time according to USDA report Livestock | 07/09/2018

According to a USDA-ARS report, livestock production has become increasingly specialized, relying less on homegrown and more on purchased feed.

China Tariff On U.S. Pork Now Tops 60 Percent; American Pork Producers Face Financial Crisis
China Tariff On U.S. Pork Now Tops 60 Percent; American Pork Producers Face Financial Crisis Livestock | 07/09/2018

U.S. pork producers now face punitive tariffs of 62 percent on exports to China, a market that represented 17 percent of total U.S. exports by value in 2017.

Researchers find a sweet spot for preserving bacon
Researchers find a sweet spot for preserving bacon Livestock | 07/05/2018

Kansas State University researchers are sweet on a recent study in which they found that naturally smoked sugar helps to extend the shelf life of frozen bacon.

Study Finds Lean Red Meat Can Support Healthy Hearts
Study Finds Lean Red Meat Can Support Healthy Hearts Livestock | 07/05/2018

People who follow a Mediterranean-style eating plan that incorporates lean red meat can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. That’s according to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

NCBA Responds to Canada Tariff Hikes on U.S. Beef Imports
NCBA Responds to Canada Tariff Hikes on U.S. Beef Imports Livestock | 07/02/2018

Canada has announced it placed higher tariffs on U.S. beef imports starting on Sunday, July 1. NCBA responds.

Kansas launches Cattle Trace pilot program for disease traceability
Kansas launches Cattle Trace pilot program for disease traceability Livestock | 07/01/2018

Barton County feeders near Ellinwood was the site for the launch of the Cattle Trace pilot project. It is a collaborative public-private project.

NCBA Responds to Canadian Tariff Hikes on U.S. Beef Products
NCBA Responds to Canadian Tariff Hikes on U.S. Beef Products Livestock | 06/29/2018

NCBA released a statement in response to Canada's announcement of higher tariffs on U.S. beef products beginning on Sunday, July 1:

Livestock Marketing Association applauds Senator Inhofe for introducing SALE Act
Livestock Marketing Association applauds Senator Inhofe for introducing SALE Act Livestock | 06/29/2018

The Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) applauds Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma for introducing the Securing All Livestock Equitably Act (SALE Act) in the Senate.