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Fortenberry Statement on Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) yesterday introduced the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) in the United States House... Read More

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

An organization representing the interests of small farmers across rural America fired a legal salvo Thursday aimed at a Trump administration they feel has let them down. The lawsuit, filed by the Organization for Competitive Markets — a sma... Read More

Forecast shows languid farm income won't stall Nebraska economy

While weak farm income continues to be a soft spot for the state economy, Nebraska can expect growth through 2020 in several key sectors, according to the latest long-term economic forecast produced by the Nebraska Business Forecast Council and the U... Read More

I-29 Moo University 2018 Winter Workshop Series

ORANGE CITY, Iowa — The I-29 Moo University collaboration will be offering their Winter Workshop Series January 8-12, 2018. They encourage all dairy producers, students, stakeholders and industry personnel to attend. The series focus is From Fie... Read More

Florida Citrus Crop Estimates Decline Further

The Department of Agriculture says Florida will produce four million less boxes of oranges than previously estimated. The decline, attributed to damage from Hurricane Irma, has USDA predicting Florida will produce 46 million boxes of oranges. The ... Read More

CoBank announces 2018 board officers

DENVER (PRNewswire) — CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, announced  board officers for 2018.  The CoBank board elects its officers to serve ... Read More

(AUDIO) Pendragons, Patriots Split Basketball Doubleheader

Clarkson/Leigh girls head coach Matt Murren comments after the game. Pender boys head coach Sean King talks about Sam Mailloux's performance. PENDER - Pender hosted Clarkson/Leigh in a girls and boys basketball doubleheader heard on 107... Read More

Report Outlines BayerAG-Monsanto Merger Impact

A research document released by Farmers and Families First shows the proposed BayerAG-Monsanto merger would reduce competition and increase cost for farmers. The white paper says the deal would create a $66 billion corporation with “unprecedented c... Read More

Newly Appointed Minnesota Senator Strong Supporter of Ethanol

The appointed U.S. Senator to take the place of Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota will “fiercely defend ethanol.” The Washington Examiner reports Democrat Tina Smith will add another big voice of support for corn ethanol in Congress. Smith was ... Read More

Northey Nomination Still on Hold

The nomination of Bill Northey to a top Department of Agriculture post remains on hold following a White House meeting on the Renewable Fuels Standard. The meeting, requested by Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, offered no major breakthroughs reg... Read More

NTSB Investigators Looking Into Oakland Bus Fire

Federal investigators looking into a fatal school bus fire in western Iowa this week are examining the health of the driver and the state of the bus. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Pete Kostowski said Thursday that investigators... Read More