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American Farm Bureau Strongly Endorses Perdue for USDA

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2017 – The following statement may be attributed to Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation: “The nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perd... Read More

NCTA Livestock Team judges at National Western

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture livestock judging team members, from left, are Eleanor Aufdenkamp, North Platte; Braden Wilke, Columbus; and Emilye Vales, DeWitt. Vales placed 11th and Aufdenkamp tied for 12th in the National Western Livest... Read More

GPAC Baseball and Softball Preseason Coaches Polls released

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) announced on Wednesday its 2017 baseball preseason coaches' poll. In a tight vote, Morningside College was selected as the preseason favorite, followed by Midland University. Morning... Read More

USDA Expands Grasslands Conservation Program to Small-Scale Livestock Producers

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced USDA will accept over 300,000 acres in 43 states that were offered by producers during the recent ranking period for the Conservation Reserve Pr... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18, 2017

01-18-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     325       Beans - 975 Humphrey     Corn -    321    Beans - 977 Monroe      Corn -   321    Beans - 992 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    321    Beans - 9... Read More

USDA Announces $18.9 Million Available to Support Agricultural Education at 1890s Land-grant Institutions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $18.9 million in funding for eligible 1890 land-grant colleges and universities to obtain or improve agricultural and food sciences faciliti... Read More

Trump EPA Pick says He Backs Biofuels Program, But Open to Tweaks

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, said on Wednesday he would honor the intent of the U.S. biofuels program, but remained open to tweaking it. The Renewable Fu... Read More

Huskers To Host Event For Fans

Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team will host a free fan fest on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Hawks Championship Center. The event is free to the public and is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. Fans do not need to pre-register for the event and the firs... Read More

Another ‘Midnight’ Regulation Dumped On Farmers

In another poke in the eye to agriculture, the Obama administration tomorrow will issue a regulation that adds animal welfare standards to the nation’s organic food production law. The National Pork Producers Council will work with the Trump admini... Read More

US Consumer Prices Up Moderate 0.3 Percent in December

U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years. The Labor Department says its consumer price index increased 0.3 percent la... Read More

Improving Nitrogen Efficiency in 2017

The 2017 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics concluded this week. Many of the educational presentations focused on economics and how to improve efficiency especially when faced with lower commodity prices. Charles Wortmann, Nebraska Extension ... Read More