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United States Cattle on Feed Up 8% *AUDIO*

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on Feb. 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday.... Read More

NCGA Responds to Cruz Speech on RFS

Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke this week before workers at the bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery. He says the bankruptcy was caused by the law requiring refiners to purchase Renewable Identification Numbers, or RINs, mandated by the Renew... Read More

U.S. – South Korea Trade Deal Yields “Gold” for Nebraska Beef, Pork, Sectors *AUDIO*

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Winter Olympics aren’t the only reason for Nebraskans to focus on South Korea, according to a report released by the Nebraska Farm Bureau, Friday, Feb. 23. The report,“U.S.- Korea Trade Agreement and Nebraska Agriculture”,... Read More

Changes Made to H-2C Immigration Bill

A bill proposed by Virginia Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte would scrap the current H-2A program which is party controlled by the U.S. Labor Department. It would institute an H-2C program that would be overseen by the U.S. Department of Agric... Read More

Section 199A Fix Is Coming

A DTN report says Congress may be close to replacing the Section 199A language in the new tax law that curbs the advantages of farmers who sell their products to cooperatives rather than private companies. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says a possib... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Opposes Irrigation Tax Bill

 Nebraska Farm Bureau has registered its opposition to a bill seeking to tax the use of irrigation water. Introduced by Sen. Paul Schumacher of Columbus, LB 1022 would create a one-cent tax on every 10 gallons of water pumped from an irrigation well... Read More

National Weather Service Seminar at 3i SHOW

DODGE CITY, Kan. — The National Weather Service is presenting “Weather and Climate” on Thursday, March 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the 64th Annual 3i SHOW. The seminar is free and will be held in the “Presentation Area,” located in the southwest cor... Read More

Mexico Buying More Brazilian Corn as NAFTA Negotiations Continue

Mexico purchased ten times more corn from Brazil last year than it had previously. Reuters says that’s due to the uncertainty regarding the potential outcome of the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations. Mexican government data and to... Read More

USDA Outlook: Not So Good

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- A lower U.S. dollar value could boost agriculture exports, but the long-term outlook offers no real light at the end of the tunnel for the struggling farm economy, USDA's chief economist said on Thursday. The USDA Agricultura... Read More

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday

Expect more snow on Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 3 am to 6 pm on Saturday with a mix of freezing drizzle or freezing rain  expected. Ice  accumulations of a light glaze are expected.  Total snow ... Read More