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Food industry tries to block Vermont's GMO labeling law

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) _ Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking ... Read More

The International Year of Soils: Soils Clean and Capture Water

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Picture transitioning from a rural setting that includes woodlands, wildlife habitat and farms, to urban areas that consist of concrete, parking lots, streets and buildings. Rural land in a more natural state has the ability to so... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR MONDAY APRIL 27, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    345    Beans - 910 Oakland    Corn -    340    Beans - 910 Tekamah    Corn -    340    Beans - 910 West Point    Corn -    345    Beans - 910 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

(Video) Coach John Cook Excited About New Setter

Nebraska will be breaking in a new setter this year in Sophomore Kelly Hunter who will be taking over for Mary Pollmiller. Head coach John Cook feels she did a great job in the spring match against Kansas State and the future is bright.  In three se... Read More

Search begins for next Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute executive director

The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun an international search for the next executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The next director will succeed founding executive director Roberto Lenton, who i... Read More

Beef Fuels Team Beef at the 2015 Boston Marathon

The national beef checkoff, through its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI) and in partnership with the South Dakota Beef Industry Council, ensured that beef was proudly represented during the historic running of the 119th Boston Marathon on... Read More

Casey's Closes Doors In North West Point

The Casey's General Store next to the KTIC Radio studios has closed its doors.  Workers have taken down the sign.  No word yet on the future of the building.  The Casey's General Store on the south side of town remains open....... Read More

Seventeen Trait Approvals Cap Wild Week for Biotech in Brussels

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) - After expressing severe frustration with the European Commission’s proposal to allow EU member states to opt out of the import of food and feed containing biotechnology traits earlier in the week, the Ame... Read More

American Farm Bureau Appeals  Flawed Privacy Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015— The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release to environmental groups of personal details about the home locations and contact information of tens of thousands of farm and ranch families was unlawful. A lo... Read More

Global Soybean Stakeholders Monetize Biotech-Approval Delays

A new white paper shows that a three-year postponement in global approval of biotech-enhanced soybean traits any time in the next 10 years would cost farmers and consumers a total of nearly $19 billion, compared with typical approval timelines. Th... Read More

NCGA Moves Put New Emphasis on Market Development and Sustainability

The National Corn Growers Association today announced changes to strengthen the organization’s efforts to build new corn market demand.  NCGA will begin an immediate search for a Vice President of Market Development, who will be responsible for ma... Read More