UNR Cattlemen’s update January 12-13

January 11, 2021

The University of Nevada will host its annual Cattlemen’s Update virtually in 2021 on January 12-13. During their updates, the University provides ranchers with current research-based information about issues that may affect the efficiency, productivity, profitability, and sustainability of their business and the state’s cattle industry. Register here for the sessions!

American Sheep Industry convention January 28-29, 2021

January 11, 2021
The American Sheep Industry convention registration is open! The ASI convention will be held on January 28-29, 2021 and the convention will be held virtually. Register today! Registration has been extended to January 22, 2021.

PLC Announcement Jan 2021

January 11, 2021

USDA’s Farm Service Agency is accepting Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) applications from January 6 through March 5, 2021. QLA aids producers who suffered eligible crop quality losses due to natural disasters occurring in calendar years 2018 and/or 2019.  producers who intend to claim non-grazing forage-related losses will need a verifiable nutrient test within 30 days of harvest to be eligible for quality loss occurring in 2018 and/or 2019.  See this fact sheet here for more information.

NCBA looking forward to Vilsack’s return to the USDA

January 5, 2021

Chad Smith NAFB News Service Jan 5, 2021

Ethan Lane is the Vice President of Government Affairs with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and says it’s great to have Vilsack returning as USDA chief.  (full article)