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ConAgra Phase Out of Gestation Stalls In Pork Supply

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LINCOLN, NE, September 26, 2012 – “We are extremely disappointed by ConAgra’s decision to support the elimination of gestation stall housing for sows. The fact that a long time, Nebraska based, food company would choose to follow the agenda of an extreme animal rights organization such as the Humane Society…

WE SUPPORT AGRICULTURE DONATES $2500 TO FOOD BANK

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(LINCOLN, NE) – We Support Agriculture (WSA), a group formed two years ago to defend and promote Nebraska’s livestock industry, announced Monday it is donating $2,500 to the Food Bank of Lincoln’s veterans mobile food pantry program. WSA members are the Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebraska State Dairy Association, Nebraska Farm Bureau…

Dakota County Receives ‘Livestock Friendly” Designation

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LINCOLN, Neb– Dakota County has received the state of Nebraska’s “Livestock Friendly” designation for its support of the industry. Dakota County Receives ‘Livestock Friendly” Designation

2 More Nebraska Counties Designated Livestock Friendly

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LINCOLN, Neb– Two more Nebraska counties have received the state’s “Livestock Friendly” designation for their support of the industry. 2 More Nebraska Counties Designated ‘Livestock Friendly’

Mick Named Executive Director of We Support Agriculture

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Mick Named Executive Director of We Support Agriculture

Gov. Ricketts Announces Howard County as Livestock Friendly County

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ST. PAUL –Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Howard County has become the newest county in the state to become designated as a Livestock Friendly County (LFC) through a program administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA). Howard County Nebraska’s Newest Livestock Friendly County

RRN AIRS BOTH SIDES OF FOOD INDUSTRY DEBATE

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The farm department at KRVN was approached by the Humane Association for the United States (HSUS) to do an interview giving their viewpoints. Jesse Harding talked to Kevin Fulton, a grain and livestock producer from Sherman County, Neb., and founder of HSUS’s Nebraska Agriculture Council. Harding also spoke with Ansley…

We Support Ag September Newsletter

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HSUS answer to feeding the world: population control. WSA Newsletter September 2015

We Support Ag October Update

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

In Defense of USMARC

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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,…

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