Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza case confirmed in Crawford County

MANHATTAN, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified Tuesday that samples collected from a commercial poultry flock in Crawford County tested positive for low pathogenic avian influ... Read More

World corn harvest to drop 'sharply'

World corn production will see a "sharp" fall in 2015-16, thanks to a retreat in yields from bumper levels, with the reduced output driving a drop in inventories to a three-year low, the International Grains Council said. The intergovernmental gro... Read More

Garry Clark To Remain At Cuming County Economic Development

Garry Clark will remain in Cuming County as executive director of economic development.  He'll also wear another hat as zoning coordinator. David Steffensmeier, chairman of Cuming County Economic Development tells KTIC News the board didn't want ... Read More

UAS Would Lower Costs and Environmental Impact of Farming

Unmanned Aerial Systems will make farming more efficient, lower operating costs, and reduce their environmental impact, NCGA Manager of Public Policy Clint Raine told a group of policymakers and reporters today during a panel about the applications o... Read More

NMPF Applauds Introduction of Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation today praised the introduction of legislation in the House of Representatives that would establish federal standards for the safety and labeling of foods containing genetically modified organis... Read More

Senator Schnoor Calls For Ernie Chambers' Resignation

A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group, and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation. The backlash continued Thursday against Sen. Ernie Chambers following comments he made in a hearin... Read More

Farmer Co-ops Applaud Introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Washington, D.C. (March 25, 2015)-The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) today applauded the introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.). The legislation w... Read More

Subcommitee looks at potential retaliation against U.S. over COOL

Today, Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, held a public hearing to examine the implications of potential retaliatory measures against the United States in response... Read More

Farm Bureau Urges New York Mayor to Rein in Carriage Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Writing that horse caretakers take pride in protecting the health and safety of their animals and horse-drawn carriages are iconic guides to many American cities, the American Farm Bureau Federation has called on ... Read More

Miles selected to be Reece's All-Star coach

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2015) – The University of Nebraska’s Tim Miles and Jim Crews of Saint Louis University have been named head coaches for the 2015 Reese’s Division I College All-Star Game, which will be played on Reese’s Final Four ... Read More

Farmers and Ranchers Embrace  Drones in Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2015 – Farm Bureau member Jeff VanderWerff explained the value and risks of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in agriculture in his testimony before a Senate subcommittee today. The Michigan farmer and agronomist discussed... Read More