Trump Highlights Trade Success, Praises Farmers at AFB Meeting

By Colleen Schreiber AUSTIN — President Donald J. Trump offered the keynote address for the third year in a row to a packed house at the American Farm Bureau annual conference here last week. The crowd did not disappoint Trump, nor did Trump disappoint the farmers and ranchers in attendance, at least that seemed to...

Noble Cooperators Tour RA Brown Ranch; Discuss Cows and Brush

By Colleen Schreiber THROCKMORTON — Producer relations is part of the core mission of the Noble Research Institute. In mid-December the Noble’s strategic cow-calf producer group gathered in the Rolling Plains at the R.A. Brown Ranch, a fixture in Throckmorton County since 1903, for a ranch tour and some interactive discussion about the cow-calf industry....

China Deal Big For Ag; Lifts Non-Tariff Barriers For Beef

By Colleen Schreiber WASHINGTON — Last week was a big week for U.S. agriculture, particularly so for U.S. beef producers. For starters, President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu signed the U.S.-China Phase One trade agreement which in part starts to reopen the market to U.S. beef. Later in the week, the Senate passed the...

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, I have two questions for anyone in the cattle business including Robert McKnight, president TSWCRA and Marty Smith, president NCBA. Do you believe the U.S. cattle producers raise the safest and highest quality beef in the world? If yes, then why do you and your lobby deny our U.S. producers this distinction in...

Three-Time World Champ Tim O’Connell Leads Denver Rodeo

DENVER, Colo. — (PRCA) — Tim O’Connell, a three-time world champion bareback rider and the 2017 winner of the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver, is leading the pack with the top rides for the first two rounds in Denver through the first four days. O’Connell leads round one with an 88-point ride on...

AMS Taking Comments On P&S Act Changes

WASHINGTON — (USDA) — The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service published in the Federal Register a new proposed rule on January 10, specifying four criteria the Agency would consider when determining whether an undue or unreasonable preference or advantage has occurred in violation of the Packers and Stockyards Act. The P&S Act states that it is unlawful for...

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