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Bayer donates Living Billboards Harvest to St. Louis Area Foodbank

For the past month, motorists travelling along St. Louis' two major highways have witnessed a feast of lush, leafy collards, kale and chard growing on two "living billboards" featuring the iconic St. Louis Arch standing tall in front of the downtown ... Read More

Cattlemen's Association opposes proposed ban on strychnine to control gophers

EDMONTON - The Canadian Cattlemen's Association says Ottawa should continue to allow producers to use strychnine to kill prairie gophers. Health Canada is proposing to ban the use of the poison to control the rodents formally known as the Richards... Read More

Business Groups Criticize Strategy to Keep Upping the Tariff Ante Between US, China

OMAHA  -- In the latest round of tariffs, China responded Tuesday to the U.S. by announcing new 5% to 10% tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods after President Donald Trump late Monday announced similar tariffs on roughly $200 billion in goods from C... Read More

Missouri teacher shares love of sheep with students

COLUMBIA, Mo.  — "Do you have any more silly sheep stories?" Sam Garrett frequently fields the question from her third-graders at Fairview Elementary School. "I actually make a list of stories and cross them off if I tell them that one so I ... Read More

Holdenville Livestock Market to host World Livestock Auctioneer Championship qualifier October 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Holdenville Livestock Market, 3233 N 370 Cr, will host the first of three regional qualifying events for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC). The midwestern regional qualifying event will be October 1. Opening ce... Read More

Caskey to Join NCGA as Vice President of Communications

(ST. LOUIS) -- The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today announced that Neil Caskey has been selected to serve as NCGA Vice President of Communications, beginning Monday, October 15. Caskey will build upon the organization’s ongoing comm... Read More

U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange Attracts International Buyers

International soy and grain buyers, transportation representatives and officials, agriculture producers, government officials and industry experts all gathered at the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange in Kansas City, Mo. August 28–30. Before headin... Read More

Nebraska to Receive Nearly $7 Million for Water Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that Nebraska will receive nearly $7 million of investment in water and wastewater infrastructure. U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Co... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - September 18

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news and information. ...... Read More

U.S. Continues Demand for Dairy Fix in NAFTA

The United States still demands a dairy fix in the North American Free Trade Agreement, but Canada still wants to protect its dairy industry. While Canada may be ready to give some concessions on dairy market access, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ... Read More

Lack of Pacific Northwest Export Bids Keeping New-Crop Soybean Basis in the Cellar

The trade war between the U.S. and China has now gone on for over two months, and while recent reports say there are expectations for another meeting "soon," between the two countries, no meeting has been officially announced. Now, with President Don... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report

OMAHA  -- In its first soybean harvest report of the season, USDA's National Ag Statistics Service estimated that 6% of the U.S. crop was harvested as of Sunday, Sept. 16, 3 percentage points ahead of the five-year average, according to the agency's... Read More

Cleaning, Maintenance of Grain Storage Helps Maintain Quality, Value

It may feel like only yesterday that you were doing spring cleaning, but the amber waves of grain outside my window tell me how much time has passed. Hopefully, all the seeds you've sown have grown into mature crops, and that harvest is only weeks aw... Read More

Stalk Rot Diseases in Nebraska Corn Fields

Various stalk rot diseases have been confirmed in samples from corn fields across Nebraska. Stalk rot diseases and the pathogens that cause them are common in corn fields. They can weaken corn stalks leading to stalk lodging, breakage, and harv... Read More