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Grain Marketing Workshop March 5 in David City

Are you getting the most profit out of your grain? Plan to attend a free Nebraska Extension Grain Marketing Workshop to help build your own marketing plan for next year’s crops. The workshop will be... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report *AUDIO with Jerry Stowell*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on Jan. 1, 2019. The inventory was 2% above Jan. 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday. Listen to Jerry Stowel... Read More

President's Day, FFA Week and Low-Speed Steer Chase -- Friday Five

Alex and Hannah recap President's Day, National FFA Week, a watermelon farmer and more in the latest episode of Friday Five! 5)  Former Presidents Active in Agriculture 4) National FFA Week Celebrations 3) 28th Annual Nebraska Cattlemen's Clas... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Addresses the USDA’s 95th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum

Governor Pete Ricketts addressed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 95th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C.  His address came during a panel titled “The Evolving Regulatory Landscape and Adoption of Precision Agricul... Read More

UW range team tops 26 universities to win Trail Boss Award

The University of Wyoming undergraduate chapter for the Society for Range Management bested 26 other universities to win the coveted Trail Boss Award at the Society for Range Management’s 72nd annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minn., earlier this mont... Read More

Members of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Announced

To ensure America’s dietary guidance reflects the latest science, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar today announced the appointment of 20 nationally recognized scientists to serv... Read More

Cargill bolsters commitment to deforestation-free supply chains

Cargill operates at the intersection of agriculture and business, connecting farmers to consumers around the world. Today, the company took bold steps to advance its commitment to protect forests and promote rural agricultural development across its ... Read More

Dairy farms take $4M hit from cows lost in blizzard

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost milk production. Farm Service Agency program speci... Read More

Arkansas panel approves rules for use of dicamba

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas panel has adopted a plan to allow restricted use of an herbicide banned in the wake of complaints that it drifted onto crops and caused damage. The Arkansas Plant Board voted after a 9½-hour public hearing W... Read More

China Offers $30 Billion More of U.S. Ag Purchases

China is proposing additional purchases of U.S. agriculture products of $30 billion a year in trade talks with the United States. Bloomberg reports the offer would be on top of pre-trade war levels and continue for an undefined period of time. Agricu... Read More

K-State collaborates to explore breeding platform

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The southern Great Plains has a reputation for growing a large percentage of the U.S. wheat crop that is so important to millers and bakers around the globe who depend on it for making bread and general purpose flour. But becau... Read More