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Legislation Designed to Save Pollinators Introduced in House

Representatives Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Jim McGovern of Massachusetts introduced the Saving America’s Pollinators Act. The legislation is designed to protect the health of honey bees and other... Read More


Nebraska's number of farms and ranches declined during 2017, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 47,400, was down 1,000 farms from 2016. Numbers of farms and ranches in Nebras... Read More

Judge Dismisses Monsanto Lawsuit Seeking to Block Arkansas Dicamba Ban

(AP) -- Arkansas' ban on the use of a weed killer blamed by farmers in several states for crop damage will remain in place after a state judge dismissed a legal challenge by a maker of the herbicide. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza dismi... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces UNL AD Bill Moos as a 2018 Governor’s Ag Conference Speaker

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletic Director Bill Moos will address the 2018 Governor’s Ag Conference at the “Celebrate Nebraska Agriculture” reception onWednesday, March 7.  The Governor’s Ag... Read More

Deere Reports First-Quarter Loss of $535 Million, Including Effect of U.S. Tax Reform Legislation; Adjusted Net Income Totals $430 Million

MOLINE, Ill.,  /PRNewswire/ -- Deere & Company reported a net loss of $535.1 million for the first quarter ended January 28, 2018, or $1.66 per share, compared with net income of $199.0 million, or $0.62 per share, for the quarter ende... Read More

Randy White, Dinah Johnston Earn 2018 Herdsman of the Year Award

Randy White and Dinah Johnston were selected by their peers as cowinners of the American Angus Association® 2018 Herdsman of the Year. The award recognizes the exhibitor who has done the best job during the past year preparing and displaying their ... Read More

Copy Story   Share Judge considers company's challenge to Arkansas dicamba ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge is hearing arguments over a company's efforts to prevent the state from banning an herbicide that farmers in several states say has drifted onto their crops and caused damage. Attorneys for Monsanto ask... Read More

USDA Secretary Announces Infrastructure Improvements for Forest System Trails

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the selection of 15 priority areas to help address the more than $300 million trail maintenance backlog on national forests and grasslands. Focused trail wo... Read More

ALB Exploring New Ways to Promote Lamb

The American Lamb Checkoff is starting 2018 strong with the 10th annual Lamb Lovers Month promotion for February. This digital promotion and contest continues the new overall lamb positioning, Feed Your Adventurous Side. The American Lamb Board is re... Read More

Aggies offer weekend horse clinic

CURTIS, Neb. – Spectators can stop by a reining and horsemanship clinic in Curtis this weekend as college students gain tips on working with their equine counterparts.                                 Professional cli... Read More

Growth Energy: Biofuels Vital to Improving Energy Outlook

Growth Energy says federal data shows a clear and growing need for U.S. biofuels. A federal forecast released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration projects through 2050 based on current trends and regulations, an 18 percent increase in miles... Read More