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(Video) Morning Ag News - Aug. 15, 2018

The latest in agriculture news and information. Story 1: Rural Futures Institute summer-long projects focused on rural vitality. Story 2: China: U.S. agriculture won't recover from trade war ... Read More

Fair Season in Nebraska

Summer means it is fair season in Nebraska.  From county fairs to the state fair, Nebraskans come together to celebrate Nebraska agriculture and the best our communities have to offer.  Agricultural fairs have been a part of our state’s heritage ... Read More

Acting EPA Administrator to Visit Iowa State Fair

Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler is expected to visit the Iowa State Fair. Few details regarding scheduling are available, but Wheeler’s visit is in response to a request by Iowa’s congressional delegation. T... Read More

EPA Listens to Dicamba Discussion

LINCOLN, Neb.  -- Proof that dicamba remains a complex and emotional topic was evident at a recent public meeting with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Last week, EPA officials and a handful of other agency representatives traveled to far... Read More

Labor: Missouri Farmworkers Kept in Inhumane Conditions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal labor officials say temporary farmworkers were kept in "inhumane" conditions and paid less than they were owed while working in southeast Missouri. The U.S. Labor Department recently issued a preliminary injunctio... Read More

IRS Releases Section 199A Guidance

MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. (DTN) -- The Internal Revenue Service outlined the rules on how farmers and others with pass-through business entities can claim the new Section 199A tax deduction, and tax experts said it includes several provisions favorable for... Read More

USDA Unveils New Nationwide Dairy Revenue Protection Plan

Availability of a new insurance plan for dairy producers developed by American Farm Bureau Insurance Services (AFBIS) that insures against unexpected declines in quarterly milk sales - called Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) - was announced by USDA's R... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - Aug. 10, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news and information. More Agriculture News: ...... Read More

Next Round of Tariffs Set

The U.S. says it will begin imposing tariffs of 25 percent on an additional $16 billion in Chinese imports in t, further escalating the trade war between the two countries. The U.S. Trade Representative’s office says Customs will begin collectin... Read More

Corps Turns to States on CWA Permits

James: Action Supports Trump Administration's 'Dedication to Infrastructure' OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to hand over Clean Water Act permitting authority on a subset of protected waters to states and tribes. Fo... Read More

Farmers Continue Tariff Talk

One Group Plans Ad Buys in Ag States Opposing 'President Trump's Trade War' WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Ag leaders in the Trump administration may have thought the announcement a couple of weeks ago of a $12 billion aid package might quell some farmer... Read More