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Homegrown: From the Farm to Your Family

LAUREL, Miss., /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans become increasingly interested in food production, a movement of people demanding to know exactly where their food comes from has emerged. In a co... Read More

Legislators Set Their Sights on the Future with Beginning Farmer Bill

Washington, DC, April 26, 2018 – Today, a bipartisan coalition led by Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Next Generation in Agriculture Act (S. 2762), which will drive investments in the 2018 Farm Bill towa... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board Vacancies

LINCOLN, Neb. - Notice is hereby given that the terms for three members of the Nebraska Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board will expire June 30, 2018.  The members represent Districts 6, 7, and 8. District #6            ... Read More

Change Coming to Fertilizer Prices?

OMAHA (DTN) -- According to retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the third week of April 2018, prices continue to be mostly on the higher side. However, there are signs that perhaps this is finally changing. Urea is now 4% less expens... Read More

John Deere invests in new test lab at Iowa State University

MOLINE, Ill.,  /PRNewswire/ -- Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) plans to construct a new 33,000-square-foot facility at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park as a design and test lab for agricultural spraying and applications technolo... Read More

Kansas State University and Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition sign research agreement

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University and Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition are joining forces to explore innovative plant nutrient products, technologies and opportunities to influence and advance grower practices and grower efficiency. Compass Mi... Read More

Husker researchers explore ways to use grape waste

Lincoln, Neb. — It's no secret that grapes are the primary ingredient in wine, but what happens to the parts of the grape that don't go into that bottle of Merlot? Roughly 20 percent of the grape, including the seed, stalk and skin, are not use... Read More

Campus abuzz with pollinator-friendly beds

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — If you notice this spring that campus is buzzing more than usual, that’s likely because of a new commitment to being mindful of bees and other pollinators, their habitat and nutritional needs, and how the campus can play a r... Read More

Stewart Sets New School Golf Record at Scribner-Snyder

NORTH BEND - North Bend Central hosted 12 teams in a boys golf invite on Wednesday, April 25, with seven area teams finishing in the top ten. BRLD finished second with a 331, followed by Logan View (337), West Point-Beemer/Scribner-Snyder (339), Nort... Read More

NFU Board Opposes Current House Version of Farm Bill

WASHINGTON – National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors today unanimously passed a resolution in opposition to the current version of the 2018 Farm Bill as passed by the House Agriculture Committee last week. The Board called on House membe... Read More