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Farm Tractors Part of Inauguration Day Parade

As a way of honoring the crucial role that Rural America played in the 2016 presidential election, there was a Rural Tractor Brigade of American-made tractors at President Trump's Inauguration Day Par... Read More

NCGA Recognized for Communications Excellence During Regional NAMA Awards

Last week, NCGA was recognized for excellence at the Region 2 National Agri-Marketing Association Awards Ceremony. The association's 2016 World of Corn publication took first place for the region in the Company Publications - Annual Reports category.... Read More

ChemChina Seeks U.S. Anti-Trust Approval for Syngenta Deal

China National Chemical Corp, or ChemChina, said on Friday it has sought the U.S. anti-trust regulator's approval for its planned $43 billion acquisition of Swiss crop protection and seed group Syngenta AG. "We have filed an HSR Act with the FTC ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts brings State of the State message to Lexington stopover

Last week Governor Pete Ricketts delivered his State of the State speech to the Legislature, outlining his initiatives and priorities for the session. Ever since, he's been flying around to several communities across the state to bring his message to... Read More

Uncertainty Ahead for Organic Animal Welfare Rule

While the outgoing administration dumped a last-minute organic animal welfare rule on agriculture,  Congress seems poised to block the new regulation, according to Politico. Bipartisan leadership from both the House and Senate agriculture committees... Read More

Agriculture Offers Strong Support for Perdue

Agriculture groups in droves announced support for Agriculture Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue. The Trump administration transition team confirmed the selection of Perdue Thursday. The announcement this week drew immediate praise from general farm ... Read More

Weekly Ethanol Production At A New All-Time High

According to EIA data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol production averaged 1.054 million barrels per day (b/d)—or 44.27 million gallons daily. That is up 5,000 b/d from the week before and a new all-time high. This marks the thi... Read More

Rep. Bacon Statement on Secretary of Agriculture Nominee Sonny Perdue

U.S. Representative Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): “The Secretary of Agriculture... Read More

Proposed Rule on Biotech a Progressive Step for Plant Breeding Innovation

The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded positively today to a notice of proposed rulemaking from USDA on the regulatory framework for plant breeding innovation. ASA welcomed the proposed rule, which continues to require pre-market approval b... Read More

NMPF Statement on Announcement of Agriculture Secretary Nominee Gov. Sonny Perdue

ARLINGTON, VA – “America’s dairy farmers are looking forward to working with Secretary of Agriculture-designate Sonny Perdue, whose role as the chief advocate for farmers and rural America is absolutely crucial in the new Trump Administration, ... Read More

Hoffman Ranch, Jensen Bros. and Valley Creek Ranch Take Top Honors in Hereford Yard Show

Hoffman Ranch, Thedford, Neb., took top honors in the Hereford carload show on Friday, Jan. 13, during the 2017 National Western Stock Show in Denver. Jensen Bros., Courland, Kan., topped the pen-of-three bull show and Valley Creek Ranch, Fairbury, N... Read More