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Soy Growers in D.C. to Talk Tariffs, Importance of Trade with China

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2018) — American Soybean Association (ASA) farmer leaders from across the country took to Capitol Hill today to talk with lawmakers about the potential impact of Chinese ... Read More

Under cover: June 5 bus tour will visit farms growing produce in high tunnels

OLATHE, Kan. – Until recently, Midwest farmers who grow fresh fruits and vegetables were limited to a relatively short growing season, thanks to cold, windy days at the beginning of the growing season and cold weather in the fall. The increasing us... Read More

Future's One USDA Crop Progress *AUDIO*

Audio of the report: http://post.futurimedia.com/krvnam/playlist/futures-one-usda-crop-progress-report-3994.html OMAHA (DTN) -- Soybean planting is on an average pace nationwide, but corn planting remains well behind average in the week ended Apr... Read More

SDDA Classifies Dicamba Products as Restricted Use Pesticides

PIERRE, S.D. – As of April 30, 2018, all pesticide products containing only dicamba, and having agricultural use labels, sold in South Dakota are classified as restricted use pesticides (RUPs). This includes over-the-counter herbicides that were p... Read More

Campus recycles for Earth Day

CURTIS, Neb. – Every day is Earth Day on a college campus submersed in agriculture. The first year of a new recycling program at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis has kept 300 pounds of plastic bottles and aluminum cans out... Read More

U.S. sorghum armada U-turns at sea after China tariffs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Several ships carrying cargoes of sorghum from the United States to China have changed course since Beijing slapped hefty anti-dumping deposits on U.S. imports of the grain, trade sources and a Reuters analysis of export and shipp... Read More

High Plains Ranch Practicum Now Taking Applications for 2018 Class

The High Plains Ranch Practicum, an in-depth ranch management school in its 12th year, is being offered beginning in June and concluding in November.       This national award-winning livestock program is hosted jointly by the Nebraska Extens... Read More

Nebraska's pesticide container recycling program in its 27th year

When dropping off your clean agricultural pesticide containers for recycling at one of Nebraska’s 18 participating recycling collection sites, you can feel good knowing the containers will be recycled into useful products that stay in the U.S. Now... Read More

Drought conditions cause dire situation

MANHATTAN, Kan. — As drought continues to cripple much of Kansas, livestock producers in the state may be scrambling for alternatives to maintain water supplies for their herds. “It’s getting to be a real issue,” said Herschel George, a K-... Read More

Weather delays planting for some farmers

Cool temperatures and wet fields have many farmers wondering where Spring is in eastern Wyoming and across Nebraska. Nationwide the corn crop is about three to four percent behind, said Joe Christopher, senior merchandiser at Crossroads Coop in Si... Read More

Secretary Perdue Statement Regarding Chinese Duties on U.S. Sorghum

Washington, D.C.,  – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding China’s announcement of duties of almost 179 percent on U.S. sorghum imports: “The international grain market is about the frees... Read More