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Lawmakers Press EPA to Approve RFS That Matches Purpose of 2005 Law

OMAHA (DTN) -- The biofuels industry received a boost from a bipartisan group of United States senators who on Thursday leaned on EPA to finalize a Renewable Fuels Standard that sparks continued growt... Read More

Monsanto Ranks No. 43 on the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2015-- For the seventh year in a row, DiversityInc(R) has recognized Monsanto Company for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by naming the sustainable agriculture company to its 2015 Top 50 Companies for D... Read More


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House Ways and Means Committee Passes TPA Legislation

Last night, the House Ways and Means Committee passed Trade Promotion Authority legislation (H.R. 1890) by a bi-partisan vote of 25 to 13. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President and Chugwater, Wyo. cattleman Philip Ellis issued the foll... Read More

American Farm Bureau Hails  Senate Trade Promotion Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2015—The American Farm Bureau Federation today applauded the Senate Committee on Finance for its approval of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. “We thank Chairman Hatch and... Read More

Huskers to Face Wildcats In Grand Island

The Nebraska volleyball team plays its only official match of the spring when it takes on Kansas State in Grand Island on Saturday at the Heartland Events Center. The match is set to begin at 6 p.m., with doors opening 60 minutes prior to first serve... Read More

USDA’s Building Blocks for Climate Smart Agriculture & Forestry – Fact Sheet

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is announcing a comprehensive and detailed approach to support farmers, ranchers, and forest land owners in their response to climate change. The framework consists of 10 building blocks that span a range of ... Read More

NCGA to Congress: Pass Trade Promotion Authority Now

WASHINGTON (April 22, 2015) – The National Corn Growers Association today applauded members of the Senate Finance Committee who voted to advance the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015) out of committe... Read More

Deere Says You Do Own Your Tractor

John Deere wants you to know that you own your Deere tractor. Make no mistake about it. Regarding the software that makes that tractor go?  Well, it's complicated. (You can catch the interview by RRN's Joe Gangwish with Barry Nelson of John Deere ... Read More

NCGA Applauds Introduction of Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act in House

The National Corn Growers Association today applauded Reps. Rod Blum (R-Iowa), Ken Buck (R-Col.), Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), and David Young (R-Iowa) for introducing the Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2015. The House legislation, which mirrors a... Read More

Avian Influenza Cuts Into Exports

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ Some international trade partners are declining to buy egg and poultry products from Midwestern states that have been affected by a deadly strain of bird flu, while others are excluding imports only from counties where the vir... Read More