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(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Partners with FFA to Support Next Generation of Leaders in Agriculture

(Washington, D.C. July 26, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will partner with National FFA to support youth, and pr... Read More

Ne Dept of Ag Responds to Dicamba Complaints

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has experienced an increase in herbicide misuse complaints alleging crop damage due to herbicide products containing dicamba.  NDA’s pesticide and fertilizer program staff are actively investigating the... Read More

Upper Big Blue NRD Receives Prestigious National Grant

York, NE--The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District was one of 19 districts in 14 states awarded a National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) grant to boost technical assistance capacity for urban agriculture conservation projects.  T... Read More

AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for ... Read More

John Deere and Granular Collaborate

John Deere and Granular announced today a product development and co-marketing agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work to further integrate Granular’s Farm Management Software (FMS) product and the John Deere Ope... Read More

Nebraska Extension Specialist Responds to Dicamba Concerns

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 26, 2017 – Nebraska crop producers are joining others across the country in facing potential issues related to dicamba, a herbicide for broadleaf weed control. While the product has been available for a number of years,... Read More

Crop Insurance Comments Could Jeopardize Clovis Nomination

Comments made by Senate Agriculture Committee leaders suggest that Sam Clovis’s position on crop insurance could jeopardize his nomination for a top post at the Department of Agriculture. Senate Agriculture Ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow and Chai... Read More

Pork Industry Supports No Regulation Without Representation Act

The National Pork Producers Council Tuesday expressed support for the No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017. The legislation, introduced in the U.S. House by Wisconsin Republican James Sensenbrenner, would stop states from adopting laws an... Read More

NeFB Urges Action, Outlines Priorities for Replacing Affordable Care Act

In a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer, Nebraska Farm Bureau outlined the key provisions that should be included in U.S. Senate legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). N... Read More

Industry Leaders Tout Crop Insurance Benefits at Senate Hearing

Crop insurance industry leaders testified Tuesday before U.S. Senators, stressing the vital role crop insurance plays in providing risk management to farmers across the country. Their testimony was part of the Senate on Agriculture, Nutrition and ... Read More

USCA Approves of Possible CME Delivery Points in Nebraska

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) recently announced it has received applications from two Nebraska stockyards to become approved delivery points for the CME Live Cattle Contract. The applications were submitted by Lexington Livestock Market, LLC... Read More