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The Latest: Caterpillar, Deere profits to feel virus impact

Agricultural and heavy equipment makers are in for a rough year as the virus pandemic delivers a sting to an industry trying to recover form a trade war. Jefferies analyst Stephen Volkmann slashed ... Read More

NEW RESEARCH LINKS GENE FOUND IN WILD WHEAT TO DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN CULTIVATED WHEAT

Lincoln, Nebraska, March 5, 2020 — New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has led to the discovery of a novel gene that improves drought adaptation in wheat — a breakthrough that could contribute to increased world food security. ... Read More

Deere & Co laying off 42 at Waterloo location

WATERLOO, Iowa (The Des Moines Register) — Deere & Co. plans to lay off 42 workers in Waterloo — the latest round of layoffs in the state the farm equipment maker has announced in recent months. The Des Moines Register reports that the com... Read More

Nebraska Corn Introduces New Ag Education Programs

LINCOLN, Neb. - One of the Nebraska Corn Board’s (NCB) four main pillars is education, and the board works to develop and implement educational programs with an impact. Over its 42-year history, NCB has helped people of all ages and backgrounds be... Read More

Farm Groups Come Together for Sustainability Discussion

Twenty-one farm and ranch groups that represent millions of U.S. farmers and ranchers are launching Farmers for a Sustainable Future. It’s a new coalition committed to environmental and economic sustainability. The coalition will serve as a prim... Read More

2020 Ogallala Aquifer Summit in Amarillo, TX

The 2020 Ogallala Aquifer Summit will take place in Amarillo, Texas, from March 31 to April 1, bringing together water management leaders from all eight Ogallala region states: Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, South Dakota a... Read More