Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Recent mild weather has helped Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvesting their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more soybeans are being harvested now becaus... Read More

Kansas Grocer Forms Unique Relationship with Local Farmers

HIAWATHA, Kan. – Produce items adorned with oval-shaped gold stickers at Hiawatha Thiftway, located in northeast Kansas, are grown by local farmers. Store owner Tim White partners with the local farmers’ market to bring these locally grown foods ... Read More

Theriot Expected to Have Big Year

Nebraska women's basketball point guard Rachel Theriot was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-America Team announced on Sunday, Oct. 19. Theriot, a 6-0 junior from Middleburg Heights, Ohio, claimed a spot on the fourth-team All-America... Read More

How to Carry More Cattle by Making the Land You Have More Productive - Fall Forage Tour

McPHERSON, KS (Oct. 20, 2014) - Cattlemen and producers are invited to the Fall Forage Tour, Friday, October 31, 2014 and Saturday, November 1, 2014. The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. on both days at the Dale Strickler Farm, one mile south of Courtlan... Read More

WTO says US has not complied with meat labeling ruling

ENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has not done enough to change its meat labeling rules after losing a World Trade Organization challenge brought by Mexico and Canada, the WTO said on Monday. The WTO ruled in June 2012 that the U.S. meat labeling ... Read More

Douglas County Farm Bureau Donates to Omaha Children’s Museum Farm Exhibit

OMAHA, NEB. Oct. 2014 – Douglas County Farm Bureau has donated $25,000 to become the lead sponsor of the Omaha Children’s Museum “Once Upon a Farm” exhibit, Larry Hadan, president of the Douglas County Farm Bureau said Oct. 18. “Agricult... Read More

Export Exchange this week

Export Exchange 2015 kicks off October 20 in Seattle. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association, brings export customers to U.S. exporters. Trade teams from 30 top destinations for U.S. corn, barley, sorghum ... Read More

Perdue Farms Antibiotic Free

A Perdue Farms brand is now verified as antibiotic free, made with no antibiotic, ever. The company announced last week its’ Simple Smart brand of fully cooked, frozen breaded products are now USDA Process Verified for being made from chickens rais... Read More

European Farm Groups Asked EU to Approve GM Varieties

Six European farm groups asked the European Union last week to approve eight genetically modified grain varieties to be used in food and feed processing before the current commission leaves office on November 1. The groups said in a joint release tha... Read More

Deadly Weekend On Nebraska Roads Includes West Point Man

A West Point teenager was killed in a traffic accident Saturday on Highway  16 in Thurston County. 17-year-old Francisco Rodriguez Madueno of West Point was driving westbound Saturday morning around 6 when his vehicle rolled over. He was ejected fro... Read More

Illinois topples Huskers in four

Lincoln - The No. 13 Nebraska volleyball team (11-6, 5-3 Big Ten) fell to No. 15 Illinois (14-5, 6-2 Big Ten) at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday afternoon, 3-1 (23-25, 25-21, 25-27, 21-25). Alicia Ostrander had a career-high ... Read More