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Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report dated April 20, 2015, an inch or more of precipitation was common throughout the state, with two to three inches reported in west central co... Read More

(Audio) Huskers Roll Over K-State In Grand Island

Grand Island, Neb. - In front of a sold-out crowd of 6,006 at the Heartland Events Center, the Nebraska volleyball team put on an impressive display in a 25-13, 25-11, 25-23 sweep against Kansas State on Saturday night. Playing against a veteran Wil... Read More

Govt Officials Announce Partnerships with Ag Producers Over Climate Change

In a speech today at Michigan State University, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change. Building on the creation of USDA's Climate Hubs last y... Read More

NEST to Award $6,000 to Kids for Farm-Themed Photos

The NEST on the Farm Fun Photo $1,000 Drawing, sponsored by NEST 529 College Savings and First National Bank of Omaha, was announced this week by Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo. This program offers children an ... Read More

Zetor North America, Inc. Introduces New 150 horsepower Forterra HD

The new 150 horsepower Zetor Forterra HD is now available through dealers across North America. Zetor brand has been present in the U.S. and Canadian markets since the late 1970s. The traditional Czech manufacturer of agricultural machinery, Zetor... Read More

Richard A. Cogdill Joins The Scoular Company as Chief Financial Officer

OMAHA, Neb., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scoular Company announced today that Richard A. ("Rick") Cogdill has been appointed its Chief Financial Officer. Cogdill is based in Scoular's corporate office in Omaha, Neb., and is responsible for pro... Read More

Farm Groups Ask Appeals Court to Reverse Ruling on EPA FOIA Release

(DTN) -- Two agriculture interest groups continue to press EPA to stop releasing farmers' personal information by asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to overturn a ruling by a federal district court in Minnesota. The American F... Read More

Farm Bureau Alarmed by Politicization of EU’s  Food Approval Process

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau today praised the European Commission for its careful and scientific analysis in approving seventeen different genetically modified agricultural products for food and feed. The approval ca... Read More

ASA Looks Ahead as TPA Bill Emerges from House, Senate Committees

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) – Following the passage of a bill by the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee that would grant trade promotion authority to President Barack Obama, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is cal... Read More

Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q2: High-flying Pork Prices Come Back Down to Earth

In its Q2 report, Rabobank says the global pork industry searched for stability during Q1 2015, with strong supply growth and relatively weak demand driving the market. Pork prices are sharply lower, as robust global supply growth (driven by the U... Read More

ASA Expresses Concern on EU Action that Would Permit Individual EU Countries to Ban the Import of Food and Feed Containing Biotech Ingredients

ST. LOUIS (April 22, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded today with concern and disappointment in a decision from the European Commission to propose amending its approvals process for biotechnology traits to allow individual memb... Read More