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Restocking Will Be a Slow-Go

The smallest beef cow herd in 60 years will be rebuilt cautiously as ranchers struggle to recover from the perfect storm of economic and weather black swans.

Feds Order Trains to Deliver Grain to California Chickens

Federal regulators have ordered Union Pacific railroad to honor specific service commitments to Foster Poultry Farms in Livingston, California.

Freight Costs To Remain High Through Winter, Analyst Says

Freight costs are likely to remain elevated through the winter, despite the recent decline in crude oil prices.

Second Mistrial In Poultry Price-Fixing Case

Jury deadlocks over price-fixing, bid-rigging allegations by poultry executives. Prosecutors suggest a third trial but the U.S. District judge wants a explanation from the head of the DOJ’s Antitrust Division first.

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U.S. Senate Works Overtime to Protect Sunshine

A foreign leader addressing a joint session of Congress this week was a rarity. Not to be outdone, the partisan and often cantankerous members of the U.S. Senate passed legislation unanimously on a voice vote!

ROXOR Side-By-Side: ‘Tough As A Hammer'

Mahindra launches ROXOR off-road side-by-side, a rugged workhorse for farmers, ranchers, off-road enthusiasts and rural lifestyle customers. The redesigned ROXOR is "redefining the SXS category," the company says.

Sandhills Ranch, Miles of Creek Frontage Offered

Located 14 miles west of Valentine, Neb., the 4,385-acre Minnechaduza Creek Ranch includes over three-and-a-half miles of creek frontage and irrigated hay meadows.

Over 1,000 Counties Approved for Emergency Haying and Grazing

Emergency haying and grazing on CRP land is now allowed in 32% of the counties in the U.S., according to USDA. In June alone, emergency haying and grazing was authorized in 196 counties.

Texas' Historic Turkey Track Ranch Offered In Q4 2021

Offered for sale in the fall of 2021, the 80,000-acre ranch owned by the Whittenburg and Coble families for 120 years, boasts a rare combination of history, heritage and natural resources.

Arizona Ranch Sues Over Border Wall Construction

An Arizona ranch has sued the federal government claiming damages caused by the construction of the 30-foot-tall border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Koch Lists 10,000-Acre Flint Hills Ranch

The Spring Creek Ranch, one hour east of Wichita, Kan., the primary seedstock operation for all of Matador Cattle Company operations, is listed by the Koch family for $23.2 million.

Nebraska’s AL Ranch Listed

The AL Ranch, Halsey, NE, supports a 700-head cow-calf operation and has a backgrounding facility for 2,500-head. The ranch consists of 7,052 deeded acres and the balance in National Forest grazing permits.

Lottery Winner Lists Large SD Ranch

When Neal Wanless won a $232 million Powerball jackpot in 2009, he did what most young cowboys would do – he started building a ranch. Now, the Bismarck Trail Ranch is for sale.

Perdue Suggests CFAP2 May Be Coming

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue suggested on AgriTalk that a second Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for farmers and ranchers could be coming as soon as the end of August or early September.

Flint Hills Ranch Price Reduced 17%

The Crocker Springs Ranch was first offered for sale last year by Bill Haw, former president and CEO of National Farms from 1974 to 2002, a cattle feeding and ranching business owned by the Bass brothers.

Montana's IX Ranch For Sale

The IX Ranch, Big Sandy, MT, spans 126,000 acres in the foothills of the Bear Paw Mountains, and has had only two owners in its 128-year history.

The Shark’s 11,900-Acre Colorado Ranch For Sale

Hall of Fame golfer Greg “The Shark” Norman has listed for sale his Seven Lakes Ranch located in Colorado’s White River Valley of the Flat Tops Mountains near Meeker.

COVID-19: First Protein Processing Employee Deaths

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of at least three employees of America’s protein processing industries, one in Colorado and two in Georgia.

Montana’s Famous Beartooth Ranch For Sale

The historic Beartooth Ranch, once owned by Mel Gibson, has been offered for sale by its current owner, the founder of Montana Silversmiths.

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Cargill Bans Employee Travel Over Coronavirus

Fears over the coronavirus have caused Cargill Inc. to ban all non-essential employee travel. Facebook has also cancelled its largest convention, but the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics say preparations continue.

Price Reduced $30 Million For T. Boone Pickens’ Ranch

T. Boone Pickens’ large ranch and residence in the Texas Panhandle remain on the market, and the asking price was slashed by $30 million last month.

TIME's person of the year is a watershed event.
How to Respond to TIME’s Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg’s recognition is a watershed event and if you are involved in agriculture you should take notice, because whether you believe in climate change or think it’s a hoax is irrelevant.

Nebraska Rancher, Hunters Collide Over Elk

A Nebraska rancher who claims elk caused more than $100,000 in crop damage has been granted permits to kill 50 of the animals, sparking a controversy with hunters and a state agency.

Terry Bradshaw Lists His Oklahoma Horse Ranch

Hall of Fame quarterback and FOX NFL Sunday analyst Terry Bradshaw has listed his 744-acre, Love County, Oklahoma, cattle and Quarter Horse ranch for sale.

Rio Bravo Ranch And Key Texas Water Rights To Sell

The 1,752-acre Rio Bravo Ranch in far West Texas, is for sale, along with its valuable 30,000-acre feet of water per year.

Boone Pickens’ Ranch Listed For $250 Million

Legendary oilman T. Boone Pickens died Wednesday at age 91, which brought renewed interest in his Mesa Vista Ranch first listed for sale in 2017.

Retaliatory tariffs on agricultural exports will hurt Nebraska's rural communities.
Trade War Will Cost Nebraska Farmers Nearly $1 Billion

A new economic analysis estimates ongoing retaliatory tariffs imposed by countries on U.S. agricultural exports will cost Nebraska producers nearly $1 billion in 2019.

The 2017 Census of Agriculture found a 3% decline in the total number of farms in the U.S., and that since the 1997 Ag Census the decline has been 7.8%.
2017 Ag Census: Total Number Of U.S. Farms Declines 3%

The 2017 Census of Agriculture found a 3% decline in the total number of farms in the U.S., and that since the 1997 Ag Census the decline has been 7.8%.

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Alaskan Island Ranch Offered For $19.9 Million

Bering Pacific Ranches operates one of the largest organic beef operations with 10,000 cattle.

AC/DC’s song “Thunderstruck” was released in 1990 on their “The Razor’s Edge” album.
Peterson Farm Brothers New Video: “Tractorstuck”

“Tractorstuck” is the latest parody video from the Peterson Farm Brothers, set to the AC/DC classic “Thunderstruck.”

GOP Tax Bill Abandons Wildfire Disaster Deductions

One provision of the new tax plan drawing sharp criticism is the elimination of the deduction for personal loss from natural disasters such as wildfires, unless the event is a federally-declared disaster.

Recession Lingers in Rural America

A decade after the start of the Great Recession, rural counties remain well below their pre-recession employment level.