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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.

Nebraska Grazing Conference to take place Aug. 13-14 in Kearney

Experts will discuss topics related to grazing animals and stewardship of grazing lands at the 13th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference at the Kearney Holiday Inn Aug. 13-14.

Farm Credit Services of America Gives $100,000 Toward New Vet Diagnostic Center

To help ensure livestock producers and others have access to the best available laboratory diagnostics, research, education and outreach services, Farm Credit Services of America has given $100,000 to support a new Veterinary Diagnostic Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Equine Infectious Anemia Cases Hit Nebraska

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln horse specialist warns Nebraska horse owners that 12 confirmed Equine Infectious Anemia cases were reported in a horse herd in northwestern Nebraska.

DNA Seminar Set June 26 at Meat Animal Research Center

A meeting June 26 at the Meat Animal Research Center at Clay Center will focus on DNA technology's status and future in relation to the genetic improvement of beef cattle.

Keeping Flies off Cattle Prevents Stress and Weight Loss

Shoo, fly! With summer upon us, it is important to keep flies off of cattle.