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California Governor Veto’s Animal Antibiotics Bill

California’s Governor has vetoed a bill that would have curbed the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Governor Jerry Brown says most major meat producers have already agreed to go beyond voluntary Food and Drug Administration Standards, according ... Read More

U.S. Dairy Groups Upset Over Possible Trade Deal

U.S. dairy groups said this week they are concerned that provisions in the proposed European Union-Canadian free trade agreement on geographical indications (GIs) and reallocation of a portion of the World Trade Organization tariff rate quota for che... Read More

United States and Brazil Reach Agreement to End WTO Cotton Dispute

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 - Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced that the United States and Brazil have reached agreement to settle the longstanding Cotton dispute in the World Trade Organizat... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY OCT 01, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    273    Beans - 841 Oakland    Corn -    264    Beans - 834 Tekamah    Corn -    264    Beans - 834 West Point    Corn -    270    Beans - 836 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for October 2014

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for October 2014. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for October is 0.125 percent, unchanged from 0.125 percent in Se... Read More

Huskers Ranked Number 1

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska women's bowling team was voted the number one nationally rated team by the National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) Wednesday afternoon. NU received 11 of the 23 first-place votes in the poll (664 points), in front of se... Read More

NSP Names 2015 Legislative Committee Members

LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers board of directors Chairman J.B. Stewart has appointed four new members to the NSP Legislative Committee. These members include: Kent Winter of Kansas, Danny Beyer of Texas, Ethan Branscum of Arkansas, an... Read More

U.S. Biodiesel industry Challenges EU Trade Barriers

WASHINGTON -The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) on Tuesday filed comments with the European Commission challenging unfair trade duties that have blocked U.S. biodiesel from being exported to Europe since 2009. NBB urged the commission to allow duti... Read More

IRS Extends Drought Deferrals for Livestock Producers

Farmers and ranchers in as many as 30 states who were forced to sell off livestock because of drought can have an extension of time to replace their livestock and defer tax gains from those forced sales, under an IRS notice issued Tuesday. Livestock... Read More

Beef Checkoff Teams Up With Ibotta App

In cooperation with Ibotta, the 16th most frequently used app in the United States, the beef checkoff recently encouraged customers at two national retailers to choose beef at the meat case. Ibotta shared educational information about freezing beef a... Read More