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Nebraska has 2nd highest rate of kids in foster care at 19

Lincoln, Neb. -- A new report says Nebraska has the nation's second-highest rate of children who remain in foster care through age 19. The report released Tuesday includes national data to assess h... Read More

R-CALF USA Substantiates Claims the NCBA calls

 In a recent statement, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) took exception to claims made by R-CALF USA regarding its beef checkoff litigation, calling those claims "phony allegations." R-CALF USA's CEO Bill Bullard stated in their... Read More

AEM Releases Latest U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Sales Report

MILWAUKEE (November 13, 2018) - The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) October U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report shows overall sales remained positive year-to-date, although a few categories recorded October declines. U.S. sales of s... Read More

Five Opportunities for Farmers, Ranchers with Federal Tax Code Changes

Nebraska Farm Bureau is encouraging farmers and ranchers to examine how they could benefit from changes in the federal tax code as the end of the year approaches. In December of 2017, Congress passed, and President Trump signed the most sweeping chan... Read More

Square and The National Christmas Tree Association Reveal Why Millennials Might Be Saving the Christmas Tree Industry

Square, Inc.  in partnership with the National Christmas Tree Association released a data report analyzing Square sales from thousands of Christmas tree farmers and sellers across the country. The findings reveal price fluctuations throughout the ho... Read More

National Pork Board and U.S. Meat Export Federation to Partner on Pork 2040

DES MOINES, IOWA – Nov. 13, 2018 – The National Pork Board, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that they will engage in a foresight-based marketing study called Pork 2040. The stu... Read More

Budweiser Clydesdales to no longer train in New Hampshire

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Anheuser-Busch says the famed Budweiser Clydesdales will no longer train in New Hampshire. The brewing company says the horse training facility at the Merrimack brewery is being relocated to a state-of-the-art breeding fac... Read More

Three Arrested Following Pursuit, Suspect Strikes NSP Cruiser

York, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested three people following a pursuit  in York County. At approximately 12:00 a.m. Sunday, a trooper observed a 2005 Lincoln LS driving with its trunk open and displaying fictit... Read More

EatWheat campaign reaches millions

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The phrase heard around the agriculture world is “tell your story.” Today most Americans are three generations removed from the farm so tales from the tractor are more important now than ever. Wheat farmers saw this need, and... Read More

McConnell says hemp provision will be in farm bill

Farm bill negotiators in Congress have struggled to resolve differences over work requirements for food stamp recipients, but the Senate’s top Republican guarantees the final version will include legalization of hemp. Senate Majority Leader Mitc... Read More

NFU's John Hansen honored at NRRA's annual meeting

Click here for NRRA annual meeting photo album Nebraska Farmers Union President John Hansen was presented with the Nebraska Rural Radio Association's prestigious "Service to Agriculture Award" at the NRRA's annual meeting Monday November 12, 2018 ... Read More