Hearing on Implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014: Commodity Policy and Crop Insurance

“Good morning. Thank you Chairman Crawford for holding today’s hearing and I look forward to working with you and the rest of the subcommittee. “A lot of work went into writing – and finall... Read More

Wheat Growers Express Concern Over IARC Glyphosate Reclassification

Washington, D.C. – March 26, 2015 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) expressed concern about the claims of a recent, stand-alone report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that moves to reclassify glyphosate... Read More

Huskers To Host Longhorns This Weekend

Lincoln - An old Nemesis returns to Lincoln this weekend as Nebraska (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will host the No. 16 Texas Longhorn (17-8, 5-1 Big 12) at Hawks Field for the first time since 2011, when both teams were still members of the Big 12 Conference.... Read More

NHL Scores

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Thursday's Games Anaheim 3, Boston 2, OT Arizona 4, Buffalo 3, OT Los Angeles 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Washington 3, New Jersey 2, OT Carolina 5, Pittsburgh 2 Florida 4, Toronto 1 N.Y. Rangers 5, Ottawa 1 San Jose 6, Detroi... Read More

Existing Rules Protect Water Quality, Says NPPC

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Existing regulations on agriculture are more than adequate to maintain and improve water quality, the National Pork Producers Council said in written testimony submitted yesterday to the Senate and House agricultu... Read More

NCAA Tournament Scores

NCAA TOURNAMENT Thursday's Scores Midwest Regional Semifinals Notre Dame 81, Wichita State 70 Kentucky 78, West Virginia 39 West Regional Semifinals Wisconsin 79, North Carolina 72 Arizona 68, Xavier 60 Friday's Games East Regional Semifinal... Read More

Kansas Corn Supports Rep. Pompeo's Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Bill

Kansas Representative Mike Pompeo and Rep. G.K. Buttterfield (D-NC) introduced a bipartisan bill today that would create a national, science-based labeling standard for GMO foods. The Kansas Corn Growers Association supports Rep. Pompeo's efforts and... Read More

University of Nebraska names top teaching, research and engagement award winners

University of Nebraska Interim President James Linder, M.D., has announced the 2015 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement. The university-wide awards recognize faculty whose work has had a sign... Read More

USDA Proposes to Continue Farm Subsidy Abuse

March 25, 2015, Washington, DC - Yesterday USDA issued the long awaited proposed rule to reform farm subsidy payments.  Sadly, the proposed changes to the “actively engaged in farming” rules amount to very little in the way of real reform, missi... Read More

AWA FARMER WILL WITHERSPOON JOINS CONGRESSWOMAN LOUISE SLAUGHTER IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN FARMING

WASHINGTON (MARCH 25, 2015)--  Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) joined forces with former NFL player turned Certified AWA farmer Will Witherspoon to reintroduce the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA) (H.R.... Read More

ICYMI: Trade Policies That Work for America's Farmers and Ranchers

By Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) Roll Call Agriculture is a cornerstone of our national economy, supporting 16 million jobs both on and off the farm. American farmers and ranchers are the most innovative and productive in the world, providing us w... Read More