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Rabobank Says Pork Exports Rely on Two Key Factors

The headwinds for exports of pork from the US are twofold: Mexico and ractopamine. Mexico is the largest customer for US pork on a volume basis - accounting for about one-third of total exports and by... Read More

NCTA Aggies Name New Rodeo Coach

A 2014 alumnus and team roper of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture has been named the as the NCTA Aggie Rodeo Team coach. Taylor Rossenbach, a native of rural Ainsworth, was a tie-down calf and team roper with the Aggies for two years ... Read More

USDA Secretary Vilsack on Latest Quarterly Export Forecasts for 2016 and 2017

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today issued the following statement on the first forecast for U.S. agricultural exports for fiscal year 2017 and a revised forecast for fiscal year 2016. Both forecasts indicate U.S. agricultural exports have begun ... Read More

New FAA Rule to Offer Remote Pilot Certificates for UAS Operators

With his expertise in operating drones, it's common for Gibson City, Illinois, farmer Randy Aberle to get a knock on his door from neighbors requesting field flyovers. Now, with a new Federal Aviation Administration rule for unmanned aircraft system... Read More

Growth Energy and RFA Disappointed by European Commission's Decision On Ethanol Duties

The Renewable Fuels Association and Growth Energy are disappointed with today’s decision by the European Commission (EC) to file an appeal with the EU General Court related to its June 2016 ruling invalidating certain ethanol duties. That ruling an... Read More

Top-Ranked Huskers Sweep No. 2 Texas Again

Top-Ranked Huskers Sweep No. 2 Texas Again EUGENE, Ore. - The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team swept No. 2 Texas, 25-15, 25-16, 25-21, on Saturday at the VERT Challenge in a rematch of last year's national title match. The Huskers moved to ... Read More

Going Bananas for Jesus event planned for North Platte in 2017

Organizers are putting the pieces in place to celebrate the 30th year of "Going Bananas For Jesus XIX." The bi-annual event will take place in North Platte, Neb., March 17 - 19, 2017. Catholic youth, in grades 6 - 12, will be invited to a three ... Read More

Plaintiffs Join Suit Challenging ND Anti-Corporate Farming Law

The number of plaintiffs suing to abolish North Dakota's anti-corporate farming law has expanded and now includes people and companies with ties to four U.S. states and a former Soviet republic. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, who is defending t... Read More

FDA Releases Food Safety Act Guidance

A few months after the Food and Drug Administration completed the last of seven final rules implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the agency has now released draft guidance documents designed to help companies comply with the sweepin... Read More

Farm Supply Co-ops and Other Ag Retailers Face Tighter Margins, Cyclical Challenges

Accounts receivable at farm supply co-ops and other ag retailers are growing and so are their challenges, according to a new report from CoBank. After an extended run of impressive financial performances, retailers are adjusting to a tougher economic... Read More

Hugoton KS Abengoa Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Draws Wide Interest

Abengoa Bioenergy's cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, could have a new owner by the end of October, an official with the company hired by Abengoa to sell the plant told DTN Wednesday in an exclusive interview. Mark Fisler, managing direct... Read More