9/11/2018 7:54:00 AM/Categories: Popular Posts, General News, Today's Top 5, Livestock, Grains
In today’s beef cattle industry, more and more export customers are demanding information about where their beef is coming from and in many cases are willing to pay ranchers a premium for it.
That’s why one Wyoming rancher wants to help others in the Cowboy State capture as much value from Wyoming’s high-quality beef cattle genetics thru new technology called BeefChain.
Ogden Driskill is a rancher from Devils Tower, WY and also represents Wyoming in the legislature as a State Senator. This week Russell Nemetz talked with him about this new and exciting technology and what is has to offer ranchers.
To learn more about BeefChain, visit www.beefchain.com.
Source: Northern Ag Network
Montana Farmers Union (MFU) members spent this past week in Washington D.C. for the National Farmers Union Fly-In. Farmers took to Capitol Hill to advocate for multiple issues including the Farm Bill, rural health care and to talk trade. 350 Farmers Union members from across the nation attended this year’s event. Sharing first hand their experiences and hardships in rural America.
Today, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Board has named Jon Doggett as the organization’s new chief executive officer. Doggett is the fifth CEO in the organization’s 61-year history. The change is effective immediately.