Akaushi Beef - Jordan Beeman with HeartBrand Beef

October 12, 2016

At the recent Eng Foundation Intensive Cow/Calf Management symposium at UNL in Lincoln, Jordan Beeman with HeartBrand Beef talked about the Akaushi breed of cattle, originally from Japan, and how they've been developing the breed here in the US.  He also hits on the heath benefits of beef made from the Akaushi breed.

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Beltway Beef Audio-June 7, 2016

June 7, 2016

Scott Yager, NCBA Environmental Counsel, talks about the Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure rule and the impact it would have on on-farm fuel and feed ingredient storage.

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KLA Radio Program-June 7, 2016

June 7, 2016

 One of the fastest growing segments of Kansas agriculture is the dairy business. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association says contributions of the dairy industry are being highlighted during June.        

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KLA Radio Program-May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016

It has been just over two months since devastating wildfires affected Kansas ranchers. Todd Domer says the Kansas Livestock Foundation is ready to take the next step toward distributing wildfire relief funds.  

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KLA Radio Program-May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016

Cattle marketing discussions in recent years have focused on the use of a thinning weekly cash trade as the basis for many value-added agreements. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association says a private interest is addressing this concern with an Internet auction for fed cattle.             

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Misuse of EPA Funds Results in Formal Investigation

May 17, 2016

Scott Yager, NCBA Environmental Counsel, discusses the formal investigation resulting from the EPA’s funding of billboard and bus placards in Washington State illegally soliciting public comment.

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KLA Radio Program-May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016

The Flint Hills burning season has come to an end, with regulators assessing success of the Smoke Management Plan. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association reports on an active year for prescribed burning.

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Ranchers Face Increasing Land Use Regulation

May 10, 2016

Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and NCBA Federal Lands, discusses a number of upcoming regulatory changes that would affect not only public lands ranchers but ranchers nationwide.

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KLA Radio Program-May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016

The Kansas Legislature passed a number of bills important to livestock producers before wrapping up the 2016 session. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association says the list includes legislation providing sales tax relief for ranchers affected by the March wildfires, regulatory reforms to the state’s endangered species act and updates to Kansas brand laws. 

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