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Eight Huskers Earn All-Big Ten Honors

Omaha – Eight members of the Nebraska baseball team were honored by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday afternoon, including Chad Luensmann who was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Luensmann was al... Read More

(AUDIO) Governor Announces Trade Mission to China

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced he will lead a trade mission, November 9-15, 2016 to meet with investors and host events in Xi’an, Shanghai, and Hong Kong to strengthen Nebraska’s relationships with the state’s fourth largest trading pa... Read More

Waldron Earns Big Ten Honor

Lincoln – After being named Big Ten Co-Pitcher and Big Ten Freshman of the Week last week, Nebraska freshman Matt Waldron was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Tuesday morning. It’s the first time a Husker has earned consecutive Big Ten Fresh... Read More

Study: Corn Exports Add $74.7 Billion To US Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Exports of U.S. corn and corn products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output in 2014, with sales of all U.S. feed grain products contributing $82 billion, according to a new analysis conducted by Informa Econ... Read More

Voluntary Water Quality Program in Iowa Not Without Challenges

The Associated Press is reporting that Iowa’s voluntary state program that aims to improve water quality practices at farms around Iowa is entering its fourth year and facing new questions regarding credibility of the voluntary approach, and well a... Read More

(AUDIO) NE Farm Bureau Board Discusses Policies in DC

Nebraska Farm Bureau Board members are in DC this week promoting Nebraska agriculture. The group returns on Wednesday, May 25. The annual board trip usual takes place in March had been moved to May. NE Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says, “It'... Read More

Monsanto to reject Bayer bid, seek higher price - sources

Monsanto Co (MON.N) will reject Bayer AG's (BAYGn.DE) $62 billion acquisition bid and seek a higher price, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. While Monsanto sees industrial logic in a combination with Bayer and believes a deal wo... Read More

Farm Labor, Costs on the Northern Plains

In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 34,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 10-16, 2016, down 3% from the April 2015 reference week, accordi... Read More

NAWG Names Goule New CEO

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) selected Chandler Goule as their new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 5. Goule has served as the National Farmers Union's senior vice president of programs since 2014 and originally joined th... Read More

Clayton Yeutter Named Honorary NAFB Member

During the recent NAFB Board of Directors Meeting in Washington D.C. the board approved Honorary NAFB Membership to two individuals who have contributed greatly to the business of Farm Broadcasting, and the U.S. agriculture industry.  NAFB welcomes ... Read More

USCA to Testify on State of Livestock Industry

The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) will testify this week in the Senate hearing, “A Review of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Sectors: Marketplace Opportunities and Challenges".  Joe Goggins, Billings, Montana, will testify on behal... Read More