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USCA Approves of Possible CME Delivery Points in Nebraska

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) recently announced it has received applications from two Nebraska stockyards to become approved delivery points for the CME Live Cattle Contract. The applications... Read More

NCBA, PLC Accepting Applications for Spring, Summer 2018 Interns, Law Clerks

WASHINGTON– The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and thePublic Lands Council’s government affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for a 2018 Spring and Summer public policy interns, as well as semester law clerks.... Read More

NPPC Supports Legislation To Stop States From Dictating Production Practices In Other States

Stating that “pork producers, not animal-right activists, lawmakers or regulators, should make the decisions about what production practices are best for their animals and for producing safe food,” Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers... Read More

Clovis Statements Raise Concerns

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- In past interviews, Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump's nominee for Agriculture undersecretary for research, education and economics, has questioned the constitutionality of crop insurance. Those statements may endanger his nomin... Read More

Make this a Year to ‘Cover Some Ground,’ Soil Health Partnership Says

When it comes to growing cover crops, some common advice from the more than 100 farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership is “start small.” The SHP is encouraging farmers new to cover crops to start small, but start now. A cover crop is ... Read More

Questions Remain on China's GMO Commitments

One of the components of the 100-day plan on trade between the US and China reached earlier this year between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping was a commitment China's National Biosafety Committee would hold a meeting by the en... Read More

ASA’s Scott Testifies on Farm Bill Risk Management Programs

Soybean farmer Kevin Scott testified on the importance of risk management programs within the nation’s farm legislation at a hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee this morning in Washington. Scott, who serves on the Board of Directors of ... Read More

Wheat Growers Testify on Need for Strong Crop Insurance, Title I, and Credit Programs in the Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2017) – Today, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held a hearing titled “Commodities, Credit, and Crop Insurance: Perspectives on Risk Management Tools and Trends for the 2018 Farm Bill.” N... Read More

Ranchers Applaud U.S. Senate's Confirmation of Bernhardt As Deputy Secretary of Interior

WASHINGTON -- Ethan Lane, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Executive Director, Federal Lands, and Executive Director of the Public Lands Council today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate's confirmation of David ... Read More

Barchart Names Michael Browne as Head of AgriCharts

CHICAGO, IL (AgPR) – Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data and technology, announced Michael Browne has been named head of Barchart’s agricultural division,AgriCharts.  AgriCharts provides agricultural information and technology... Read More

(Ohio State Looks For Better Finish To Season

At  many places  an 11-2 record and a spot in the National Semifinals is good enough, but that's not the case at Ohio State. After finding a way to sneak into the national semifinals with its overtime victory over Michigan, Ohio State was embarrass... Read More