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Central Arizona farmers seek money for switch to groundwater

Central Arizona farmers were making a last-minute plea Thursday to state lawmakers for $20 million to dig wells and build canals as they prepare to lose access to Colorado River water. With budget talks heating up between legislative leaders and a... Read More

(AUDIO) Extensive damage on Johnson farmstead near Farnam

Hear interview with Teresa Johnson:   A newer machine shed could not withstand they storm but, largely protected the equipment inside. A supercell thunderstorm that spawned tornadoes caused extensive damage to the Jerry and Teresa ... Read More

Assessing Your Farm's Financial Management Can Help You Survive Tough Ag Economy

Good times lift both good and bad farm managers, but when profit margins grow slim, farmers with higher levels of business intelligence are more likely to succeed and grow. Agricultural economist Dave Kohl, a professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and ... Read More

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections

Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa. Yolanda Thompson, who works for the U.S. D... Read More

*Audio* Sasse Statement on Distinction Between Chinese Cold War and North American Trade Tensions

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, an outspoken trade advocate and a China hawk, issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s deal to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. “China is our adversary; Canada and Mex... Read More

NPPC Thankful U.S. Lifting North American Metal Tariffs

The Trump administration today announced plans to lift the 25% tariff on steel and the 10% duty on aluminum imports imposed last year on Canada and Mexico. Both countries subsequently retaliated against a host of U.S. products. "We thank the admin... Read More

Trade war, heavy rains weigh on Deere & Co.

Deere cut its profit and sales expectations for the year as a trade war between the U.S. and China escalates and farmers try to recover from a planting season besieged by heavy rains. Prices of soybeans targeted by Chinese tariffs last year fell t... Read More

Summer: Brought to You by Agriculture! -- Friday Five

Why did Bryce and Alex leave the office? Where did they go? Why is Bryce wearing a Hawaiian shirt? What kind of hat is on Alex's head? Can Bryce even fish? Does Alex know how to swim? So many questions that are all answered in Friday Five! ... Read More

Northeast Butchers Compete for Grand Prize Title

It isn’t every day one gets to watch butchers from the Northeast region charged with the task of breaking down a beef subprimal into salable cuts of beef to appeal to today’s beef consumers. On May 9, the 2019 Best BEEF Butcher Contest took place... Read More

Zippy Duvall on Trump Immigration Reform Proposal

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall commented on President Trump's immigration proposal saying, “Farm Bureau welcomes President Trump’s focus on fixing our nation’s broken immigration system. However, nowhere is reform more critical th... Read More

Nebraska Honey Production

Honey production in 2018 from Nebraska producers with five or more colonies totaled 2.36 million pounds, down 11 percent from 2017, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 40,000 honey producing colonies in Ne... Read More

Adventure Camp about the Environment Welcomes Campers for 10th Year

Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are celebrating the 10th year of Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) June 16-19 at the State 4-H Youth Camp near Halsey, Nebraska. Nebraska’s 23 NRDs encourage middle school students inte... Read More

U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan’s longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef exports, paving the way for expanded sales to the Unit... Read More

EPA Lied About Justifying RFS Waivers

A Reuters report says the Trump Administration made it easier for oil refiners to get waivers from the Renewable Fuels Standard. They did so at least four months before the 2017 court decision the administration uses to justify the move to the corn l... Read More