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South Dakota man killed, woman injured in Northeast Nebraska crash

HARTINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ A South Dakota man has died and a woman has been critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in Northeast Nebraska. According to reports, 26-year-old Keannan Simpson, of Yankt... Read More

Congressional Delegation Asks New EPA Head to Reconsider Waivers Program

OMAHA (DTN) -- New EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler may be visiting Iowa after the state's congressional delegation outlined in a letter the challenges farmers and ethanol producers are facing with the way the agency has implemented the Renewa... Read More

Husker Walkons Receive Honors

Lincoln -- Nebraska basketball players Tanner Borchardt and Johnny Trueblood were recognized for their efforts in the classroom Thursday, as both players were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court. The honor is p... Read More

As Farmers Grow Drone Use, Privacy Issues Top List of Concerns

PRINCETON, N.J.-- The popularity of drones is flourishing on the farm. Three in four U.S. farmers (74%) are currently using or considering adopting the technology to assess, monitor and manage their farm according to an April 2018 Munich Reinsurance ... Read More

Livestock Groups Launch Media Campaign in Support of Barrasso Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018

WASHINGTON  – The Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today launched an online campaign to educate the public on the need for a modernized Endangered Species Act. The campaign, which focuses on the r... Read More

Dutch Company Gets funding to Bring Lab-Grown Meat to Market

BERLIN (AP) — A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants from 2021. Maastricht-based Mosa Meat sa... Read More

U.S. Pork Calls for Level Playing Field on Regulatory Issues

The National Pork Producers Council says pork producers now face a “regulatory land grab” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Bearing the brunt of global trade retaliation, NPPC called on the Department of Agriculture to assert its “pr... Read More

Limousin Juniors Compete in National Showmanship Contest

Winning the showmanship contest at a national level junior show is one of the highlights of any junior member’s career. Four age divisions of members from the North American Limousin Junior Association competed in the national Limousin showmanship ... Read More

USDA Investing in Upgrading Rural Water Systems

The Department of Agriculture is investing $267 million in 103 infrastructure projects across the nation to upgrade water and wastewater systems in rural communities. Announced by Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett Monda... Read More

Ag Shippers Say Trade War Costly

Union Pacific CEO Lance Fritz says trade disruptions are threatening to undermine an otherwise robust economy. The rail company, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, told the Omaha World-Herald that the current trade disruption: “Affects the 7,300 ... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - July 17, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news. Watch agriculture feature stories:  ...... Read More