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Farmers Step up Efforts to Reduce Food Waste

Topics like emerging cuisines, ingredients, restaurant themes, grocery store formats and cooking techniques often dominate food trend discussions. But another trend – reducing food waste – is cutt... Read More

USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 23, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $256 million in 81 projects (PDF, 233 KB) to improve water and wastewat... Read More

Farmers for Free Trade Suggestions on Improving China/U.S. Trade Relations

Farmers for Free Trade call the framework of a trade agreement between the U.S. and China as a good first step toward ending tensions that have hurt American agriculture. The group applauds the Trump Administration’s focus on supporting U.S. agr... Read More

Power Boards Take Comments On Possible Merger

The Cuming and Burt County public power boards held a public meeting this morning at the Nielsen Center  in West Point  and took comments from residents on a proposed merger.  Just over a couple dozen of people turned out.     C... Read More

(Video) Visiting a farm with no travel required

Students are learning where their food comes from – virtually. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation hosts virtual field trips with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms participating in the Ag Pen Pal program. Using an internet connection and an iPad... Read More

Chief Ag Negotiator: China Wants the 'Goose' that Leads to Prosperity

WASHINGTON, D.C., (DTN) -- Gregg Doud, the Trump administration's chief agriculture negotiator, took a harsh line, discussing China at a Farm Foundation forum on Tuesday just as farmers were seeing price rallies now that the U.S. and China appear to ... Read More

Nebraska Chicken and Eggs USDA Report

LINCOLN, Neb. May 22, 2018 - All layers in Nebraska during April 2018 totaled 7.76 million, down from 8.25 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during April totaled 19... Read More

Kansas Strengthens Trade Relations by Rejoining the Midwest-US Japan Association

Topeka- Governor Jeff Colyer announced today that Kansas will renew its alliance with Japan by rejoining the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association.  Governor Colyer met with the Japanese consulate in April at the Capitol to discuss the relationship betwee... Read More

Farmers Union Urges Immediate Action on E15 Waiver

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delay in allowing year-round use of E15 gasoline threatens harm to markets for family farmers, according to National Farmers Union (NFU). NFU President Roger Johnson Tuesday wrote to EPA ... Read More

Tentative Next Steps for House Farm Bill

The House Farm Bill will get another vote on June 22 after a separate vote on a conservative immigration bill. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise announced the schedule on Monday. The conservative immigration bill is sponsored by House Judiciary Chair... Read More

Three Vehicle Crash In Stanton County Leaves Two Injured

On Tuesday afternoon at about 2:30 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to and investigated a three vehicle injury accident near 568th Avenue and U.S. Hwy 275 about 13 miles east of Norfolk.     The accident occurre... Read More