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A Letter from Ed Klug

Dear Nebraska Cattlemen Members and Staff, As I wrap up my second term serving Nebraska Cattlemen as Region 7 V.P., I would like to reflect on several thoughts about NC, NCBA, and production ag [...]

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Deciding Which Distillers Grains to Feed

Distillers grains represent a valuable co-product of grain-based ethanol production and are produced in one of three forms: 1) dry (DDG) at 10 percent moisture, 2) modified wet (MWDG) at 50-55 [...]

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Winter Weather Outlook

As we close in on the end of 2019, many producers across the Midwest probably are wishing good riddance to a trying year. The year 2019 brought significant cold to the upper Midwest, followed [...]

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Takeways From NCBA YCC

Three Nebraska beef leaders participated in 10 days of intensive leadership training and a three-city tour showcasing every facet of the beef industry during the National Cattlemen’s Beef [...]

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Planning for a Short Hay Inventory on the Ranch

The abundant spring and summer moisture we have received in parts of Nebraska has been record-setting in many areas and has resulted in hay meadows and fields being inundated with water. For many [...]

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NC Response to Tyson Plant Fire

The Tyson Foods Inc. plant in Holcomb, Kansas could slaughter 6,000 head a day of cattle – or about 5 percent of the U.S. weekly beef steer and heifer slaughter capacity – before a fire destroyed [...]

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What I Learned from Pigs

This it is not an easy piece to write, because in some ways it is both a true story with a moral as well as a eulogy. During my 40-year experience with pigs, I witnessed many friends, mentors and [...]