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Futures One Crop Progress Report

The nation's row-crop harvest and winter wheat planting progress slowed last week, USDA's National Ag Statistics Service said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Tuesday. The report is normally rele... Read More

Square and The National Christmas Tree Association Reveal Why Millennials Might Be Saving the Christmas Tree Industry

Square, Inc.  in partnership with the National Christmas Tree Association released a data report analyzing Square sales from thousands of Christmas tree farmers and sellers across the country. The findings reveal price fluctuations throughout the ho... Read More

National Pork Board and U.S. Meat Export Federation to Partner on Pork 2040

DES MOINES, IOWA – Nov. 13, 2018 – The National Pork Board, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that they will engage in a foresight-based marketing study called Pork 2040. The stu... Read More

Budweiser Clydesdales to no longer train in New Hampshire

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — Anheuser-Busch says the famed Budweiser Clydesdales will no longer train in New Hampshire. The brewing company says the horse training facility at the Merrimack brewery is being relocated to a state-of-the-art breeding fac... Read More

EatWheat campaign reaches millions

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The phrase heard around the agriculture world is “tell your story.” Today most Americans are three generations removed from the farm so tales from the tractor are more important now than ever. Wheat farmers saw this need, and... Read More

McConnell says hemp provision will be in farm bill

Farm bill negotiators in Congress have struggled to resolve differences over work requirements for food stamp recipients, but the Senate’s top Republican guarantees the final version will include legalization of hemp. Senate Majority Leader Mitc... Read More

NFU's John Hansen honored at NRRA's annual meeting

Click here for NRRA annual meeting photo album Nebraska Farmers Union President John Hansen was presented with the Nebraska Rural Radio Association's prestigious "Service to Agriculture Award" at the NRRA's annual meeting Monday November 12, 2018 ... Read More

Give thanks

When people think of Thanksgiving, what images come to mind? Family, friends, an extra couple days of vacation, a big turkey dinner, pumpkin pie, football games, the beginning of the Christmas holiday season – the list is endless. But what abou... Read More

Turkey Countdown: Only a Few Days Left to Get Your Perfect Bird for Thanksgiving

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans consume approximately 46 million turkeys at Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation (NTF). With Thanksgiving earlier than normal, most people will have their Thanksgiving turkey... Read More

Antibiotic Stewardship: A Conscious Choice for U.S. Pig Farmers

DES MOINES, IOWA – Nov. 12, 2018 – America’s 60,000 pig farmers remain committed to using antibiotics responsibly as they take steps each day on doing what’s right for the health of people, pigs and the planet. In recognition of the 2018 U.S.... Read More

U.S. Ag Coalition Heads to Cuba Despite Crackdown

A coalition of ag groups, agribusinesses, and related industries sent a group of representatives to Cuba for a three-day conference aimed at increasing sales and cooperation between the two nations. Reuters says the conference was held in spite of Pr... Read More