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Kansas farmer testifies in Senate Ag Committee on Cuban trade

A Kansas farmer was called upon by the United States Senate Committee onAgriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, to testify on the opportunities and challenges for trade with Cuba. Kansas Wheat Commission... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY APRIL 21, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    354    Beans - 910 Oakland    Corn -    349    Beans - 910 Tekamah    Corn -    349    Beans - 910 West Point    Corn -    354    Beans - 910 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Bird flu takes big toll yet as virus hits US chicken farms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the U.S. Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet, hitting a farm in Iowa that held ... Read More

Huskers Hope All American Can Play This Season

Nebraska head coach volleyball coach John Cook  is still holding out hope that AVCA First Team All American Briana Holman will be eligible to play for the Huskers this fall. Holman a native of Desoto, Texas transferred from LSU to Nebraska in Januar... Read More

Pork Checkoff Announces Annual Pork Management Conference in June

DES MOINES - April 20, 2015 - The Pork Checkoff will host the 2015 Pork Management Conference, Your Pork Industry Investment, June 16-19 in New Orleans. This annual conference brings together experts from across the industry to speak on current bu... Read More

Fundamental Baseball Camps in West Point Is May 3rd

The West Point Bombers fundamentals baseball camp is May 3rd for ages nine, 10 and 11. Registration is at 12:30 with camp from 1:00 till 2:30 p.m. For ages 12, 13 and14, registration is at 230. Camp is from  3pm-4:30pm. The cost is $10 pe... Read More

MCPHERSON, KS April 20, 2015 - Kansas Farmers Union (KFU) is pleased to announce North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center has awarded funding for Amazing Grazing III - Soil Health for Ranch $uccess. This project offers a wide vari... Read More

Another Slow, Wet Planting Season in 2015 for American Corn Farmers

Corn planting progress continues to lag according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With nine percent of total corn acres planted by April 19, progress lags behind the five-year average for this point by four percentag... Read More

Husker Food Connection Builds Relationships with Consumers

LINCOLN, NEB. – Students at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln had a unique and educational opportunity to learn about modern agriculture on Thursday, April 16 according to the vice president of programming for Collegiate Farm Bureau (CFB) and ... Read More

EPA Must Hold to New Timeline on RFS Volumes

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency earlier this month entered into a consent decree agreeing to a court-enforced timeline for establishing the Renewable Volume Obligation numbers for 2014 and 2015 for the Renewable Fuel Standard, the delay... Read More

Hazardous Occupation Training

A Tractor & Farm Safety course will be offered on Saturday, May 2nd in Hill City at the Graham County Fairgrounds 4-H Bldg. from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is for youth 13 – 15 years of age, who will be doing farm work this summer for pay. ... Read More