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USDA Launches Outreach Survey to Small and Very Small Meat and Poultry Establishments

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is conducting a survey to help enhance the creation and delivery of information... Read More

USG	 As Tariff Disputes Intensify, Market Development Takes Center Stage

An unstable market is a reminder of how important a global market development strategy is to long-term demand growth and weathering short-term trade disputes. Despite dizzying headlines and potential trade disruptions caused by the threats of tari... Read More

Rural Mainstreet Economy Expands for June

The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index measured above growth neutral in June for a fifth straight month. This is the first time since July 2015 the survey has recorded five straight months of overall indices above growth neutral, accordin... Read More

New Nebraska Extension Crop Hail Resources

Hail storms, which hit northeastern Harlan county (Huntley) and many regions of Franklin county have wreaked havoc. While Extension research information could not prevent these storms, it might be helpful for those impacted to visit the new Nebraska ... Read More

Statements on House Farm Bill Passage from Congress & Ag Organizations

Statement from Steve Nelson, President of the Nebraska Farm Bureau:  “While not perfect, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 achieves many of the provisions sought by Nebraska Farm Bureau and its members in a farm bill. The House adopted le... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 22, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: NPPC Testifies on Thailand Trade Issue Story 2: Plant-Based Milk Alternatives Changing Dairy Market Story 2: Grant Awarded for Studying Livestock Antimicrobials Impact ... Read More

Aggie roundup at NCTA

CURTIS, Neb. — Like a rodeo, roping or Sandhills branding, an annual gathering of NCTA alumni can draw a crowd. It’s a fun social event held each June for friends and graduates of not only the ag college, but for alumni and families of the reg... Read More

Nebraska vs Wyoming Six Man All Star Game

Albion will host the 7th Annual Wyoming-Nebraska 6-man Football Shootout on Saturday. The series is tied at 3 wins a piece Nebraska Roster Caleb Werger- Elwood Tyler Wall-Hampton Trystin Gielssen-Hyannis Spencer Leslie-Spalding Academy Issac... Read More

Kansas Corn Growers Association Statement on House Farm Bill Passage

The Kansas Corn Growers Association was pleased to see all four Kansas representatives voting in favor of H.R.2, the Farm Bill on Thursday.  KCGA was disappointed in mid-May when the House failed to pass the Farm Bill. Today's passage is a key step ... Read More

Florida gets revenge against Texas Tech; knocks Red Raiders out of CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ JJ Schwarz hit a two-run homer and Florida built enough cushion to survive Texas Tech's six-run outburst over the seventh and eighth innings and eliminate the Red Raiders from the College World Series with a 9-6 win Thursday night.... Read More

Creighton's Khyri Thomas drafted by Sixers; traded to Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) _ The Detroit Pistons traded for the rights to second-round pick Khyri Thomas of Creighton in Thursday's NBA Draft. Thomas went to Philadelphia at No. 38, but he was traded to the Pistons for two future second-round picks. Th... Read More