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DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR MONDAY APRIL 24, 2017

04-24-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     317       Beans - 864 Humphrey     Corn -    312    Beans - 866 Monroe      Corn -   312    Beans - 876 Oak... Read More

Farm Bureau Survey Shows Nebraska Farm And Ranch Families Suffer Most From Obamacare

According to the Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB), a recent survey of Nebraska Farm Bureau members strongly indicates that farm and ranch families are negatively impacted at a much higher level than their urban counterparts as they cope with exponential g... Read More

First Farmer Lawsuit on Deck Against Syngenta Over China Trade

The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits will go to trial on Monday against Syngenta over its decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China approved it for imports. The lawsuits allege Syng... Read More

Senate Set to Confirm Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary. Perdue would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades. He's the son of a farmer and has owned several agricult... Read More

IA House Republicans Advance Water Quality Bill but Came Up Short

Iowa Soybean Association CEO Kirk Leeds issued this statement following Saturday’s adjournment of the Iowa legislature. “This year’s legislative session was a missed opportunity to act boldly on improving Iowa’s water. “While the Iowa... Read More

RFA to EPA: Keep the RFS on Track in 2018

The DC Circuit Court on Monday, April 24, holds oral arguments on challenges to the 2014-2016 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements. The program has supporters and detractors among both political parties. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt h... Read More

EPA Head Says His Agency Is Getting Back To Basics

Speaking at an Earth Day Texas forum Friday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt refuted the notion his agency would sit idle under President Donald Trump's watch. He also challenged the argument that President Barack Obama's a... Read More

LRP-Lamb Sales to Resume Today, April 24

Sales of the LRP-Lamb plan of insurance will resume on Monday, April 24. Sales were suspended due to the lack of Livestock Mandatory Reporting price information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service in early 2016, a... Read More

Huskers Top Gophers, 9-4, to Win Road Series

Minneapolis, Minn. – Leading 6-4 after eight innings, the Nebraska baseball team (23-15-1, 7-4-1 Big Ten) scored three runs in the ninth to knock off Minnesota and win the three-game series at Siebert Field on Sunday afternoon. Nebraska took Fri... Read More

Farmers Committed to Soil Health Stand Tall on Earth Day

How did you celebrate earth day this year? Visit Jason and Misty Lay's corn and soybean farm outside Bloomington, Ill., and it just may look like Earth Day all year long. They're among a growing number of farmers adopting modern sustainable ag practi... Read More

Planting Delays Possible if Forecasts for Above Normal Precipitation Hold True

Planting is underway in Nebraska but briefly stalled mid-week due to several storm fronts moving through. As of Monday 3% of the state’s corn crop was in the ground, compared to 6% last year, and equal to the five-year average of 3%, according to t... Read More