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Sasse Introduces Livestock Haulers Legislation

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Ben Sasse led a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act. Currently, overly strict trucking regulations from th... Read More

Tentative Next Steps for House Farm Bill

The House Farm Bill will get another vote on June 22 after a separate vote on a conservative immigration bill. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise announced the schedule on Monday. The conservative immigration bill is sponsored by House Judiciary Chair... Read More

Administration Focusing on Good, Not Quick, NAFTA 2.0

Bloomberg says the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are all on separate pages when it comes to a new North American Free Trade Agreement. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration is more focused on reaching a good deal rather than an imme... Read More

House Farm Bill Dormant Amid Immigration Dispute

House Republican leadership is currently struggling with immigration issues and it’s put the House farm bill that didn’t pass on Friday right on the back burner. The Hagstrom Report describes the bill as “dormant.” Speaker Paul Ryan called... Read More

Groups Consider Lawsuit on Fuel Rule

EPA Action Could Ban Use of Ethanol Blends Above E15 in Non-Flex-Fuel Vehicles OMAHA (DTN) -- With the heated debate over the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard still simmering, a new EPA rule sent to the Office of Management and Budget recentl... Read More

Farm Income, Credit, Weakening

Farm income and credit conditions continued to weaken in the first quarter of 2018, but at a slower pace than in previous quarters. According to the Tenth District Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions, compiled by the Kansas City Federal Reser... Read More

Missouri Cattlemen's Fake Meat Bill Passes

A Missouri omnibus agriculture bill contacting provisions against so-called fake meat has passed the state legislature. The language prohibits misrepresenting a product as meat that was not derived from harvested livestock. The Missouri House pass... Read More

Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. "We are putting ... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding Failure of House to Pass Farm Bill

LINCOLN, NEB. – “We are extremely disappointed in the outcome of today’s failed vote in the House to secure passage of a new farm bill. This is not only a blow to Nebraska farm and ranch families who have dealt with farm income falling for five... Read More

Friday Five: Top Stories in Agriculture (May 18, 2018)

Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie host this week's Friday Five from the Nebraska Soybean Board  Studio, where they recap five agriculture headline stories from the week. STORIES 5. The USDA Weekly Crop Progress report indicated nationally... Read More

It's Only Halftime for the 2018 Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Representative Marshall issued the following statement following today’s vote on the 2018 Farm Bill. “We obviously wanted to see today’s vote go differently, and clearly we have more work to do. But I have faith that once m... Read More