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NPPC, AFBF Files Legal Challenge to Proposition 12

NPPC and the American Farm Bureau Federation jointly filed a legal challenge Thursday to California's Proposition 12, which imposes animal housing standards that reach outside of California's borders to farms across the United States and beyond. "Pr... Read More

K-State meat judging team finishes as national runner-up

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University meat judging team completed the 2019 season with a runner-up finish at the International Intercollegiate Meat Judging contest in Dakota City, Nebraska recently.  Three team members also earned All A... Read More

(AUDIO) Global Grain Ending Stocks Continue Lower

A few weeks ago, we noted Mother Nature made a large dent in projected 2019 production and ending stocks. A few readers asked about the global ending stocks situation. For this week’s post, we review the global ending stock situation for corn, whe... Read More

China Fuels October Pork Exports; Beef Exports Down from Last Year

Strong demand from China bolstered U.S. pork exports in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Export Federation (USMEF), while October beef exports were below the very high totals posted a year ago. October pork expo... Read More

Rural Radio Network to Feature Women in Agriculture

Grand Island, Nebr. - The Rural Radio Network is excited to announce their "Women in Agriculture" series. Recent USDA data shows that thirty-one percent (31%) of American farmers are women. We are looking for nominations for this series set to begin ... Read More

VIDEO: Growing Christmas Trees in the Midwest! Friday Five (12/6/19)

Nebraska might be known for its corn and beef production, but Christmas trees are a popular commodity in the state. There are over 50 Christmas tree farms in Nebraska, 20 of which are members of the Nebraska Christmas Tree Growers Association. ... Read More

Settlement on Cooperatives Working Together Lifts Cloud over Dairy

The National Milk Producers Federation announced a settlement agreement that would end a class-action lawsuit concerning the Herd Retirement Program that ended back in 2010. The program was administered through the federation’s Cooperatives Work... Read More

USDA Opening CRP Signup on December 9th

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced that signup for the Conservation Reserve Program will begin on December ninth. The signup period ends on February 28th for general CRP, while the signup for continuous CRP is ongoing. Farmers and ranchers... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Aaron Bertels of Crossroads Marketing

Winter doldrums effecting the markets, trade war has no real incentives from China. Crop size & the USDA reports. Basis & its pressure on the elevators. South American Crop. ...... Read More

Trump: USMCA Action up to Pelosi

President Donald Trump told reporters Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is on the desk of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump says Pelosi, “doesn’t have to talk to anybody,” adding she “has to put it out for a vote.” The President... Read More

Sasse Calls for Passage of USMCA on Senate Floor

"Time is running out, and we don’t want to let our farmers and ranchers face 2020 with the uncertainty and confusion they now feel. These Nebraskans want to do business. They want to trade. We want to win... The clown show in the House of Represe... Read More

Engler scholarship application deadline is Jan. 12

Students passionate about becoming an entrepreneur can now apply for scholarships to the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 2020-2021 academic year. Incoming and current College of Agricultural ... Read More

Board of Regents confirms Walter “Ted” Carter as eighth University of Nebraska president

  The Board of Regents voted today to confirm Walter “Ted” Carter, VADM (Ret.), as the eighth president of the University of Nebraska system. Carter, the immediate past superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy whose tenure included records... Read More

ASI Applauds EPA Label Approval for Sodium Cyanide

DENVER -- Today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the final interim decision for the registered use of sodium cyanide. Working with U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services, the label for this predator ... Read More