Watch Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman at Commodity Classic

Jamie Johansen

Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman will preview at Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas before it airs worldwide on Discovery Channel in August. Based on a book by the same name, the Discovery Impact film weaves together the stories of a Montana rancher, two Kansas farmers and a handful of Gulf fishermen who feed the world while stewarding the land and water …

Ag Group, Conservation, environment, Farming, Fish, Ranches, sustainability

New @USFRA Faces of Farming & Ranching

Cindy Zimmerman

The next class of Faces of Farming & Ranching represent a broad spectrum of U.S. agriculture. From cotton fields to broilers, from Texas to Virginia, the winners of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) program were announced this week at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The winners were honored for their passion …

Ag Group, Audio, Farming, Ranches, USFRA

Cattlemen’s Webinar: Succession Planning For Next-Gens

Jamie Johansen

Caterpillar and NCBA’s Young Beef Leaders bring you the next Cattlemen’s Webinar Series, “Succession Planning for Next-Gens Only!” Register for the event which will take place Thursday, November 10th at 7pm CDT. Are you working for the family farm/ranch and don’t know what to expect for the future? You are not alone. This webinar will teach you the most important …

Ag Group, Beef, Farming, NCBA, Ranches, Webinar

1st Aerial Imaging Designed For Rangeland

Jamie Johansen

TerrAvion has launched the first aerial imaging solution specifically designed for rangeland. The service provides current images and data that help cattle ranchers spot early-warning signs on invasive species, plant/vegetation health issues, irrigation problems, overgrazed areas and the like – so they can take action before emerging problems become big ones. Every week, TerrAvion takes hundreds of low-altitude flights to …

Aerial, Agribusiness, Grazing, Land, Precision, Ranches, Rangeland, Technology

Proposed Estate Tax Regulations Threaten Family Businesses

Jamie Johansen

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) along with more than 3,800 organizations and family-owned enterprises sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew adamantly opposing and asking for withdrawal of the newly proposed estate tax regulations by the Department of Treasury. The proposed regulations under section 2704 of the Internal Revenue Code would permanently change estate planning for families that …

Ag Group, Beef, Farming, Ranches

New Talon Internship Accepting Applications

Lizzy Schultz

A new internship opportunity through The Angus Foundation and the Angus/Talon Youth Education Learning Program is seeking interns to pair with working registered-Angus ranches for a valuable, hands-on, eight week educational experience during the summer starting in 2017. Applications for both Talon scholarship recipients and for host breeders are available now, and can be accessed here. Applications are due Sept. …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Angus, Beef, Intern, Ranches, University

Register For The Latest Cattlemen's Webinar Series

Lizzy Schultz

Register today for the upcoming Cattlemen’s Webinar Series, hosted by the National Cattleman’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Beef Leaders. The webinar, titled “Bridging the Generational Gap Among Ranch Families”, is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at 7:00 pm CDT. The webinar focuses on the future of the beef industry, a top priority for all producers, and the importance of …

Ag Group, Beef, Farming, NCBA, Production, Ranches, Webinar

Be the Next Face of Farming & Ranching

Jamie Johansen

You can be the next face to farming and ranching. U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) is looking for the next class of Faces of Farming & Ranching to tell their stories about how today’s food is grown and raised. The USFRA team was out in full force during the recent World Pork Expo and we caught up with them …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Audio, Farming, Ranches, USFRA, World Pork Expo

Florida Ranch Hits Market

Jamie Johansen

A 13,924+/- acre Florida agricultural operation has hit the market for $55 million. Southern Cattle Company offers crop diversity, quality soil, irrigation, spring-water, exceptional livestock carrying capacity, infrastructure, and cattle genetics unmatched in the south. The ranch is located Hwy 231 approximately 10 miles northwest of Marianna in Jackson County, Florida, just 25 miles south of Dothan, Alabama. At 8,991+/- …

Agribusiness, Beef, Cattle, Ranches

Common Ground Takes Families Out To Ranch

Lizzy Schultz

CommonGround has launched a new video on animal welfare, highlighting how ranchers care for their animals. The short piece features Colorado CommonGround volunteer and rancher Kelsey Pope and her mother, Cindy Frasier, and helps consumers that are actively looking for the story behind their food. The video shows Pope and her family out together working on their ranch. Together, Frasier …

Advocate, Ag Group, Animal Welfare, Ranches, Video