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We Support Ag October Update

On March 31, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on We Support Ag October Update

Segner Farm Tour, Evangelical Leaders Launch “Every Living Thing” animal welfare campaign, Social Media Update. WSA Newsletter October 2015

In Defense of USMARC

On March 31, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on In Defense of USMARC

LINCOLN, Neb. — In January 2015, Michael Moss, a writer for the New York Times who has a history of sensationalism as it relates to food and animal agriculture, wrote an article alleging inhumane practices at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC) here in Clay Center, Nebraska. In response,…

Editorial, 10/21: Another reason for zoning

On March 31, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Editorial, 10/21: Another reason for zoning

As many land-use wrangles as erupt in Butler County, one would think that eventually local officials would see the merits of zoning regulations, which provide a framework for managing such conflicts. LJS: Another Reason for Zoning

We Support Ag November Newsletter

On March 31, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on We Support Ag November Newsletter

Red Meat, Subway, Property Taxes, Social Media Update WSA Newsletter November 2015

Wendy’s wants to partner up in telling beef quality story

On March 23, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

“We have a lot in common,” Liliana Esposito, Director of Communications for the hamburger chain Wendy’s told attendees at the 2016 Cattle Industry Convention this past January in San Diego. Esposito shared remarks about the company’s plans for their future – and their focus on beef quality. Esposito explained that…

Nebraska’s economy depends on livestock

On May 20, 2011, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Nebraska’s economy depends on livestock

In basing its resolution in support of animal agriculture on economics, the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce pledged not only to fight to protect conventional, humane livestock production, but also to fight for the welfare of Nebraskans. Our state’s economy, after all, is built on agriculture, so any assault on…

Chamber Opposes HSUS, Local Shelters Fear Negative Effects

On April 8, 2011, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Chamber Opposes HSUS, Local Shelters Fear Negative Effects

A Nebraska Chamber of Commerce says an animal rights group could hurt the state’s number one industry. According to its president, Hastings is the first Chamber of Commerce in the country to formally oppose the Humane Society of the United States. Raised on a farm, Tom Hastings was the driving…

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