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(VIDEO) NCBA Staying Vigilant on Tax & Trade

At this past week's Nebraska Cattlemen Convention, participants got an update on some of the major tax issues the national organization, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, is keeping an eye on... Read More

Iowa Beef Checkoff Votes to Reinstating the Beef Checkoff

Iowa beef producers have spoken. They want an extra 50 cents per head of cattle to be used for promoting Iowa beef. Preliminary results of the Nov. 30 referendum show 56 percent of Iowa beef producers in favor of reinstating the Iowa beef checkoff, ... Read More

Court Denies Syngenta Appeal Request

The legal battle between farmers and Syngenta over Viptera corn continues. On Wednesday, a federal appeals court denied Syngenta's request to appeal a district court decision that would have established a major class of farmers who could have been da... Read More

RFA Statement on Governors’ Biofuels Coalition Letter to Trump on RFS Support

Today, the governors of Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota, on behalf of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, sent a letter to President-Elect Trump, thanking him for his support of biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) during the campaign and ... Read More

USDA Reports Flash Global Crop Stocks Raised

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- USDA may have befuddled the grain trade with its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates on Friday because the estimates held pat on U.S. corn, soybean and wheat stocks and use for the 2016-17 crops. However, USDA ... Read More

Milk Prices Poised for Modest Improvement

After a few years of significant challenge the outlook for U.S. milk producers is beginning to improve, according to a new report from CoBank. Despite projected supply increases, milk prices are poised for modest improvement in the years ahead thanks... Read More

House Passes Waterways Legislation

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act by a vote of 360 to 61.  The bill now proceeds to the Senate, which is expected to vote on the measure in the upcoming days.  Included in... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation’s Inaugural Grower’s Gala Auction a Success

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation held its Inaugural Grower’s Gala on Dec. 5 during the 2016 Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Convention. The evening was filled with dinner, a live auction, and entertainment by rockabilly duo The Time Burners. The ... Read More

Immigration Crackdown Could Increase Food Prices

A blog by the Washington Post says if President-elect Donald Trump pursues a major crackdown on illegal immigration, prices of some fruits and vegetables may soar higher. Trump has promised a crackdown on the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the... Read More

Most U.S. Farms are Family Operated

A new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture released this week shows 99 percent of U.S. farms were family farms in 2015. Family farms, according to USDA, are classified as a farm where the principal operator and his or her relatives owned the ... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Hand Out Awards at Annual Banquet

The Industry Service and Hall of Fame Awards from the Nebraska Cattlemen were handed out at their annual banquet in Kearney Thursday evening. Former Nebraska Governor, Senator and US Ag Secretary Mike Johanns was honored as this year's Industry Se... Read More