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Agriculture States Face Off: Cornhuskers vs. Fighting Illini

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are set to take on the Fighting Illini this Saturday in NCAA football.  But, the two states compete on more than just the football field. In agricultural cash receipts, Ne... Read More

Taiwan Goodwill Mission Signs Letter of Intent for U.S. Wheat Purchases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives from the Taiwan Flour Millers Association (TFMA) signed letters of intent to purchase wheat and other U.S. grown commodities over the next two years Sept. 18, 2019, at the U.S. Capitol. The millers are part of a b... Read More

Kansas Organic Certification Cost Share Program Accepting Applications

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for the national Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP). Through this program, farms, ranches and businesses that produce, process or package certified organic agricultural products m... Read More

With Fewer Hands in the Field, More Food Goes to Waste

Timing is everything. As a parent, that means grabbing a non-washable magic marker from your toddler’s hands right before the tip touches the living room wall. As a commuter, it’s about rolling up to the bus stop so that you’re not waiting too ... Read More

NASS releases 2017 Census of Agriculture Zip Code Tabulations

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia–The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released 2017 Census of Agriculture data tabulated by zip code. The zip code tabulations are available through Quick Stats, NASS... Read More

2019 Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship recipients aspire to inspire future generations

Syngenta congratulates Adrienne Blakey, bachelor’s student at Oklahoma State University, and Nick Lord, master’s student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and University, as the national winners of the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship. They wi... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission requests proposals

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) is requesting research and education proposals for its fiscal year 2021, which begins July 1, 2020. Proposals are due Oct. 15, and an individual may be listed as the principal investigator or educa... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

U.S. corn and soybean conditions held mostly steady last week, but both crops are still significantly behind the average pace in reaching maturity, according to USDA NASS' latest Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that, as of Sunda... Read More

Forecast: Kansas farmers to harvest record corn crop

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new report forecasts that Kansas farmers will harvest a record 816 million bushels of corn this this year. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Thursday that the anticipated corn production, if realized, w... Read More

'Silo' is the First Ever Feature Film about a Grain Entrapment

Inspired by true events, SILO follows a harrowing day in an American farm town. Disaster strikes when teenager Cody Rose is entrapped in a 50-foot-tall grain bin. When the corn turns to quicksand, family, neighbors and first responders must put as... Read More

Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options

Making decisions for your farm and ranch can be stressful. However, having good financial records can help make the decision making process easier. To help farmers and ranchers improve their record keeping and decision making, Nebraska Extension w... Read More