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New Clean Water Rule Released

OMAHA (DTN) -- Agricultural groups cheered and environmental groups howled Thursday as the Trump administration released a new rule defining waters of the U.S. The pendulum again swung in the way wat... Read More

Court: Kansas

A federal judge has ruled that provisions in a Kansas law that ban the secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities unconstitutionally criminalize free speech. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil mostly sided on Wednesday with a... Read More

Nebraska farm, business groups spar over property tax bill

A bill that would lower Nebraska’s property taxes by shifting more state aid to schools is drawing support from the state’s top agricultural and business groups but opposition from schools that don’t want restrictions on their taxing power and ... Read More

Canada to Consider USMCA Next Week

Canada will consider the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement next week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters this week, ”On Monday, we will introduce a Ways and Means motion, and on Wednesday we will table legislation to ratify the ... Read More

USDA Invests $5.7 Million in Broadband for Rural Nebraska Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs Under Secretary Greg Ibach announced that USDA has invested $5.7 million in a high-speed broadband infrastructure project that will create o... Read More

Senate Sends USCMA to President Trump

The U.S. Senate Wednesday put its finishing touches on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Senator Chuck Grassley, chair of the Finance Committee and Senate President Pro tempore, signed the agreement, the final step before the agreement heads to the W... Read More

The Wednesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Arlan Suderman of FC Stone

Factors still moving the markets include China as we move 7 days into that 30 day agreement.  Not a lot of movement talked about to this point.  Kind of leaves us on the fence & following technical.  Wheat continues to trek higher until today-... Read More

Secretary of Agriculture Perdue to Share  Insights at 2020 Cattle Industry Convention

DENVER, CO (Jan. 22, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will share insight on issues of concern to cattlemen and women at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 5, 2020. Perdue will parti... Read More

NCTA grad plants seeds to success

CURTIS, Neb. - Ross Steward is applying complementary college degrees in agronomy to on-farm research on irrigated agriculture. Since graduating in 2016 from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis and three years later from Colorado... Read More

Organic Grain Production is Topic of Jan. 30 Workshop

An organic farming workshop will assist growers seeking information on what is required to grow organic corn, soybeans, wheat, grain sorghum and forage crops. “Starting an Organic Grain Farming Operation — What You Need to Know” is 9 a.m. to... Read More

Fischer Participates in Senate Signing of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today joined Senate President Pro Tempore Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), as well as Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and several... Read More