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Minnesota Investigating Dicamba Complaints

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is investigating about two dozen complaints from farmers about dicamba herbicide drift. Minnesota agriculture department supervisor Greg Cremers says the co... Read More

Bunge cutting costs, restructuring as grains glut stings

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd (BG.N) said on Wednesday it was cutting costs and restructuring its global operations in response to tough market conditions and its shares fell in after-hours trading. Bunge, which was t... Read More

Iowa State's Montgomery On Doak Walker Award Watch List

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State sophomore running back David Montgomery has been named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List. The Doak Walker Award is given annually to the nation's top running back and is named after Doak Walker, who was a star in the 19... Read More

Wadley Named to Doak Walker Award Watch List

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa senior running back Akrum Wadley has been named to the 2017 Doak Walker Award Watch List, PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday. The Doak Walker Award is presented to the nation's top running back. F... Read More

Morningside announces five tennis recruits

Morningside College men’s and women’s tennis coach Larry Mason announced the names of four male recruits and one female recruit who will join the Mustangs for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The recruits are: Marilyn Cepeda of Shenandoah, Iowa... Read More

IA Introduces First Irrigation Curriculum for Elementary Schools

With education and public affairs as core initiatives of the Irrigation Association’s strategic plan, the IA is proud to announce the creation of its first elementary school lesson plan. Focusing on grades three through five, the curriculum’s act... Read More

USDA Technology Transfer Report Highlights “Made in America” Research

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research generated 244 new inventions and 109 patent applications in the 2016 fiscal year. These innovations included an anti-cancer drug derived fr... Read More

Michael D. Freeman appointed to Nebraska Brand Committee

July 20, 2017 – Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed Michael D. Freeman to serve on the Nebraska Brand Committee. Mr. Freeman follows the previous term held by Mr. Jerry Kuenning (Imperial) and will serve through August 28, 2020. Born and raised... Read More

NMPF Applauds Senate Appropriations Leaders on Dairy Safety Net Improvements

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) today applauded the inclusion of improvements to both the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) and the cotton program in the Senate Appropriations Committee mark-up of its fiscal year 2018 agricultural a... Read More

Smith Welcomes Chambers, Elgin, Elm Creek, and O’Neill FFA Students to Nation’s Capital

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) met with Nebraska FFA students from Chambers, Elgin, Elm Creek, and O’Neill today to discuss agriculture issues....... Read More

R-CALF Reflects on How It Helped Strengthen BSE Disease Safeguards for U.S. Consumers and Cattlemen

In the wake of the discovery of a cow in Alabama infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) that did not enter the U.S. food supply, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding his organization's involvement in stre... Read More