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Lower-Profit Operations Have Some Things in Common

Markets are impossible to control, but cost management is the difference between profit and loss for many cattle operations. A recent study out of Kansas State University sifted through reams of ... Read More

CA Judge Says Glyphosate Can Be Listed Under Prop 65

A California Appeals Court sided with the Center for Food Safety and the state of California in affirming that Monsanto’s glyphosate pesticide can be listed under Prop 65. The listing says glyphosate is a known carcinogen. Monsanto filed a lawsu... Read More

U.S. farmers and ranchers: time is running out to complete the  2017 Census of Agriculture

WASHINGTON – April 24, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agr... Read More

Nebraska Chicken and Eggs

LINCOLN, Neb. April 23, 2018 - All layers in Nebraska during March 2018 totaled 7.69 million, down from 8.42 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during March totaled ... Read More

Fischer Meets With Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement today after meeting with President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo: “Today in my Senate office, I was pleased to have the opportunity t... Read More

Working Together to Move Forward  By Governor Pete Ricketts  April 23, 2018

Last week, Senators wrapped up the Second Session of the 105th Legislature in Lincoln.  With the conclusion of the session, Senators delivered several notable priorities to my desk, which will help keep our state moving forward.  From balancing th... Read More

“Walz Response to LB998 Veto”

On Monday, April 23rd, Governor Ricketts vetoed LB998 which would have created the Collaborative School Behavioral and Mental Health Program. The program would have placed social workers inside Educational Service Units that would have connected stud... Read More

On One-Year Anniversary, Chairman Roberts Hears Secretary Perdue’s ‘State of Rural America’ Update

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today held a hearing titled, “The State of Rural America.” “Producers in Kansas and all across the coun... Read More

NCTA Reserve Champs at nationals

NORFOLK, Neb. – The Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis have repeated a Reserve Champion title in national agriculture contests hosted in Nebraska.   Twenty five students competed in 12 categories at the North Ameri... Read More

Mnuchin Expresses Optimism Trade Standoffs Can Be Resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion. But U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ... Read More

Mexico/European Union Reach Trade Deal

The European Commission announced over the weekend that the European Union and Mexico had reached a free trade deal. A CNN Money report says the deal virtually eliminates tariffs on “practically all goods” traded between EU members and Mexico. ... Read More