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Livestock

National Junior Angus Association Selects UNL Student to be Angus Ambassador

One of her earliest memories was showing Angus around in her family's living room, pretending to be a cattle auctioneer.

Devastating Swine Disease Hasn't Hit State Yet, but Affecting Bacon Prices Nationwide

A devastating swine disease new to the United States hasn't shown up in Nebraska yet, but it's already forcing bacon prices nationwide to new highs.

UNL Ag Economics Livestock Industry Trends Report Now Available

A new University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension publication from the Department of Agricultural Economics offers an ongoing factual understanding of livestock industry changes impacting Nebraska.

UNL Animal Science Alumni Reunion Set for Oct. 25

An alumni reunion for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Animal Science is set for Oct. 25.

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory to Host 14th Annual Open House

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory in Whitman, Neb. will host its 14th annual open house, Aug. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Mountain Time.

Symposium to Address Ways to Increase Cattle Herd

Calf numbers in 2012 were at a 64-year low, in part due to drought, rising feed costs and increased land values.

UNL Public Policy Specialist: Rocky Road Ahead for Farm Bill, but Still Doable

Farm-bill politics this year reflect the broader political dynamics in Congress these days – the triumph of ideology over consensus, said a University of Nebraska-Lincoln public policy specialist.

As Heat Stress and Fair Season Arrive, It's Important to Manage Animals Carefully

A mild, rainy spring has yielded to heat, humidity and lack of moisture, and the state's livestock have begun to suffer the consequences.

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