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PORK Academy Seminars Provide Producers On-Farm Insights

Des Moines, Iowa – May 21– The Pork Checkoff’s Producer Opportunity for Revenue and Knowledge (PORK) Academy sessions will return to World Pork Expo, with seminars held Wednesday, June 6, and... Read More

Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. "We are putting ... Read More

China Drops Investigations, Top Market for Sorghum Reopens

China has dropped its anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations into U.S. sorghum. National Sorghum Producers Chairman Don Bloss says NSP is "gratified" by the announcement and quick result. China has determined that the investigations d... Read More

April Milk Production in the United States up 0.6 Percent

Milk production in the United States during April totaled 18.4 billion pounds, up 0.6 percent from April 2017. Production per cow in the United States averaged 1,961 pounds for April, 9 pounds above April 2017. The number of milk cows on farms in the... Read More

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Measure Regulating Fake Meat

(AP) -- Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the provision approved Thursday states that a product cannot be ma... Read More

RESEARCH EXPLORES TIES BETWEEN COVER CROPS, GRAZING, SOIL HEALTH AND ECONOMICS

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will research the impact of cover crops and grazing on soil health and system economics. The project is funded by a $74,381 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust. ... Read More

Ricketts Cuts Ribbon on New Flex Fuel Pumps in Grand Island to Highlight Renewable Fuels Month

On Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts celebrated Renewable Fuels Month during a ribbon cutting event at Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island. At the event, Governor Ricketts pumped gas for motorists, highlighting the new flex fuel pumps now offering a... Read More

Huskers Win Season Closer

Huskers Close Season with 11-8 Win Over Illinois Champaign, Ill. – A six-run seventh inning helped Nebraska finish its season with an 11-8 victory over Illinois at Illinois Field on Saturday afternoon. Junior Angelo Altavilla led the Husker of... Read More

USDA NORTHERN PLAINS FARM LABOR REPORT

In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 32,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 8-14, 2018, unchanged from the April 2017 reference week, accord... Read More

Area State Track Medalists

400 M Relay Finals Girls Class C 8th- Emerson-Hubbard-Pender- 52.56 Ashley Ostrand, Kaylin Sandall, Courtney Bokemper, Tymaree Krusemark Triple Jump Boys Class D 8th- Hector Mendoza- Clarkson/Leigh- 41-05.50 Girls Class D 6th- Angela Jan... Read More

Final Day State Track Results

Class A Boys Results Class A Girls Results Class B Boys Results Class B Girls Results Class C Boys Results Class C Girls Results Class D Boys Results Class D Girls Results  ...... Read More