Producers discuss latest research at Purina Animal Nutrition Cattle VIP events

Shoreview, Minn. – Nearly 1,000 U.S. cattle producers and industry leaders gathered at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center in 2014 for a series of educational and networking events hosted by Purina ... Read More

Iowa Student In Isolation Over Ebola Concerns

Responding to concerns about Ebola, a western Iowa high school student has agreed to self-isolation upon returning from a mission trip to Uganda. The Daily Nonpareil reports (http://bit.ly/1oBe2YA ) that Treynor Community School District offici... Read More

Johanns Continues Fight against Administration’s Misguided Water Rule

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns (R- Neb), a member of the Senate Ag Committee, this week continued his fight against the Administration’s misguided efforts to redefine federal waters under the Clean Water Act. In two separate letters, Johanns... Read More

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Huskers ready for Rutgers

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team held a 45-minute walkthrough on Thursday afternoon in the Hawks Championship Center in preparations for Saturday’s matchup against Rutgers. Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke to the media after practice. “We h... Read More

KLA CONVENTION TO FEATURE DISCUSSION ON NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE

(TOPEKA) – Livestock producers attending the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention in Wichita will hear an investigative journalist present the case that nutritional science has it wrong with respect to the healthfulness of meat and dairy p... Read More

FARM Program Report Shows Continued Widespread Adoption of Animal Care Practices

ARLINGTON, VA – Dairy farmers nationwide continue to demonstrate widespread adoption of industry standards that assure high-quality care for their animals, according to a report released today by the National Milk Producers Federation. The summa... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Strengthen Rural Businesses and Cooperatives and Boost Economic Development in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of 43 organizations in 27 states for grants and loans to help create jobs and boost economic development activity in rural areas. The announcement culminates ... Read More

USDA Launches Site to Provide Climate Information to Producers

Earlier today, the USDA Climate Hubs web site was launched. The new site provides a portal for farmers, ranchers, forest landowners, and others to find useful, practical information to help cope with the challenges and stressors caused by a changing ... Read More

Nebraska and Kansas Reach Agreement Approved by the Republican River Compact Administration

Imperial, Neb. – An agreement reached Wednesday gives Nebraska 100 percent credit for augmentation water NRDs are pumping this year to maintain compliance with the Republican River Compact, and ensures water being stored in Harlan County Reservoir ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY OCT 23, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    311    Beans - 918 Oakland    Corn -    302     Beans - 911 Tekamah    Corn -    302    Beans - 911 West Point    Corn -    308    Beans - 913 East Grain Hub    Corn... Read More