Kansas Farm Bureau celebrates safety during Kansas Agriculture Month

MANHATTAN – Keeping Kansas safe has always been an important mission of Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB). During Kansas Agriculture Month, KFB encourages farmers and ranchers to be aware of the farm safety ... Read More

Medicaid Personal Allowance Bill Advances

A bill to increase allowances for blind, elderly and disabled Nebraska Medicaid recipients has cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. Lawmakers voted 29-12 to advance a measure by Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln that would increase th... Read More

Nebraska Ag Land Value Falls Three Percent

The average value of Nebraska's agricultural land dropped 3 percent in the past year, a decline fed largely by continued pessimism over grain prices, according to a preliminary survey report released Wednesday. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln ... Read More

Farm Credit Services of America Announces 2014 Year-End Financial Results

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a financial cooperative, today announced annual net income of $536.5 million for the 2014 calendar year. This compares to $514.6 million in 2013. Other 2014 financial highlights for... Read More

Checkoff Unveils Veal Marketing Website

The Beef Checkoff this week announced the launch of a new website, at VealFoodservice.com. The site is a mobile-friendly digital hub for all of the checkoff's veal-foodservice marketing efforts. Visitors can search recipes by cuisine, cuts and/or... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY MARCH 04, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    354    Beans - 924 Oakland    Corn -    349    Beans - 924 Tekamah    Corn -    349    Beans - 924 West Point    Corn -    354    Beans - 924 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

LBNRD and GAME AND PARKS TEAM UP TO UPGRADE LIBERTY COVE GRASSLAND

The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) and the Nebraska Game and Parks (NGPC) have entered into agreement to enhance wildlife habitat at Liberty Cove southwest of Lawrence in Webster County, Nebraska. The WILD Nebraska, Wildlife Extension... Read More

U.S. agriculture delegation visits Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba — The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners, while urging the U.S. Congress to lift the U.S. embargo on trade ... Read More

McDonald's Changing Chicken

NEW YORK (AP) _ McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. The company says the chicken change will take pla... Read More

Free NRCS webinar on carbon cycle, soil health, March 10

Find out how cover crops and proper grazing management can improve the carbon cycle and soil health. Jay Fuhrer, nationally-known soil health expert and District Conservationist for USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, in Bismarck, North... Read More

New Report Shows Food Hubs Emerging as Economic Force in Iowa

AMES, Iowa – The first coordinated study of food hub development in Iowa shows that food hubs play a significant role in the state’s local and regional food economy. Thirteen food hubs purchased $4.5 million in food from more than 450 Iowa farmer... Read More