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Local retailer kicks-off Husker Fuel

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Renewable Fuel Nebraska are getting behind ethanol and have signed on with retailers to launch Husker Fuel, an E15 blend at the pump this fall. In the Panhand... Read More

Nebraska co-hosts agricultural workshop in Argentina

Sustainably intensifying agriculture to feed a growing world is a goal that nations worldwide share. The many agricultural parallels between Argentina and Nebraska make it a logical move to collaborate in research and extension, share best practic... Read More

Syngenta and Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship produce pollinator stewardship film

GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Sept. 21, 2017 – The Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (CURES), with support from Syngenta, today released an educational film showcasing best-management practices (BMPs) for protecting pollinators on far... Read More

CME Group Named 'International Exchange of the Year for Asia' by Global Investor Group for the fifth time in six years

SINGAPORE, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced the company was named 'International Exchange of the Year for Asia' by Global Investor Group at the FOW and Global Invest... Read More

Studies Show Ethanol Crop Residues Provide A Billion-Dollar Business Opportunity

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies show that generating energy from ethanol industry byproducts can fuel a billion-dollar business opportunity for the farm economy.  Reports from the studies are available at http://trestlee... Read More

EPA Mulling Options on Dicamba

The Environmental Protection Agency aims to allow farmers to use dicamba next year, but with additional rules in place. An EPA official in the agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs told Reuters this week the agency had not yet determined what steps... Read More

Companies No Longer Claim Trait Control of Western Bean Cutworm

In a sharp pivot from last year, DuPont Pioneer has changed its marketing language to state that Cry1F, the Herculex I Bt trait, no longer protects corn against the western bean cutworm. "All references to control or suppression of western bean cutw... Read More

Kansas Farmers Compete on Soybean Yields, Values

As farmers begin fall harvest, they should think about the annual Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests. Entries must be postmarked no later than Dec. 1. Kansas State University (K-State) Extension personnel or a designee must witness the harve... Read More

Sugar beet harvest underway and market looks good

The early run of sugar beets is underway at both the Scottsbluff and Torrington, Wyo., Western Sugar plants and the regular harvest will begin Oct. 6. "We've purchased just over 100,000 tons of beets and we are averaging 15.88 sugar," said Jerry D... Read More

Bayer Seeking EU Review of Monsanto Deal

Bayer has asked the European Commission to extend its review deadline on its planned takeover of Monsanto. The move by Bayer, according to company officials, seeks to allow more time for Bayer to finalize the agreement. Dow Jones reports that in l... Read More

Tips to avoid subsoil compaction during row crop harvest

Across much of Kansas the soil conditions are dry as of the time of this publication. On one hand that’s a problem for crop production, but on the bright side, soil compaction is less of a problem when soil conditions are dry. Soil water content is... Read More