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Spring Wheat Tour Preview

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council's annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they'll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council p... Read More

Southern Rust Confirmed in Corn in 8 Eastern Nebraska Counties

Update: Southern rust was confirmed on samples from Richardson, Nemaha, Otoe, and Thayer counties July 20. Southern corn rust was confirmed in Seward County July 19, York County July 18, Cass and Fillmore counties July 17, and in Cloud Co... Read More

Minnesota Investigating Dicamba Complaints

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is investigating about two dozen complaints from farmers about dicamba herbicide drift. Minnesota agriculture department supervisor Greg Cremers says the complaints about dicamba damage in soybeans started ... Read More

IA Introduces First Irrigation Curriculum for Elementary Schools

With education and public affairs as core initiatives of the Irrigation Association’s strategic plan, the IA is proud to announce the creation of its first elementary school lesson plan. Focusing on grades three through five, the curriculum’s act... Read More

China to Import More US Soybeans

DES MOINES, Iowa (DTN) -- Seven Chinese soybean buyers signed agreements here last week to buy 12.5 million metric tons (460 million bushels) of 2017-2018 U.S. soybeans, the second-largest deal after the 2015 agreement. "This is a deal of 5 billion ... Read More

*Audio*  Governor Sam Brownback holds Water Tour

HOXIE and GARDEN CITY – Governor Sam Brownback and Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer today announced new findings from the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) about the life of the Ogallala Aquifer. Traveling to Hoxie and Garden City, KGS unveiled new data show... Read More

Corn Congress Elects Nebraska Grower to Serve on Corn Board in FY18

Delegates attending the National Corn Growers Association's Corn Congress in Washington this morning elected four farmers to serve on the organization's Corn Board.  Taking office on Oct. 1, the start of NCGA's 2018 fiscal year, are new board member... Read More

Nebraska Centers Help Develop New Weekly Drought Warning System

Agricultural crops can wither in a flash when the days turn hot, the air dries, the rain stops and moisture evaporates quickly from the soil. A new early warning system developed by two nationally recognized centers at the University of Nebraska-Linc... Read More

Alliance for Sustainable Ag Looking for Farmer of the Year

Field to Market is seeking nominations for our first ever Farmer of the Year and Collaboration of the Year awards. The Farmer of the Year award recognizes a grower with multiple years of experience utilizing the Fieldprint Platform who has achieve... Read More

Deadline Is Aug. 1 to Enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Mike Sander reminds farmers and ranchers they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss Coverage ... Read More

Cover Crops Conference Brings Together Crop Growers and Cattle Operators

Lincoln, Neb.— Nebraska Extension, Lancaster County Farm Bureau, Nebraska Corn Board and North Central SARE have teamed up to offer a unique learning and networking opportunity for potential cover crop growers and cattle operators. Opportunities f... Read More