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DuPont Gets Boost From Farmers With Dow Merger Set to Close

DuPont Co. got a boost from U.S. farmers as it closes in on the historic $75 billion merger with Dow Chemical Co. next month. Seed sales climbed in the second quarter as DuPont introduced new va... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Aimed at Monsanto Over Dicamba Spraying

A lawsuit filed last week accuses Monsanto sales representatives of secretly giving farmers assurances of using “off label” methods for a dicamba herbicide formulation. The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports the lawsuit claims: “This was Monsant... Read More

Condition Continues to Lower in Crop Progress Reports

NEBRASKA For the week ending July 23, 2017, temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Measureable rainfall was received in the northern and southeastern parts of N... Read More

Agronomy Youth Field Day is August 9

CURTIS, Neb. – An agronomy day camp in Curtis will feature new hands-on activities in precision agriculture, crops, soil management and center pivot irrigation systems. Youth ages nine to 14 years old and adults are invited to the 2nd annual Ag... Read More

GPA marks busiest June, record year

Savannah, Ga. - July 24, 2017 - At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes. In FY2017, the GPA moved an all-time high of 3.85 million twent... Read More

Let's Grow Grant to Bring Together NSIP, Breed Associations

Improving productivity in the sheep industry rests on the ability to enhance animals' genetic potential. For nearly two decades, the National Sheep Improvement Program has worked to advance the use of quantitative genetic selection to accomplish that... Read More

NCGA Pleased With Efforts On Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act

The following is a statement from the National Corn Growers Association regarding the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act (S. 517): “Corn farmers appreciate the work of Senator Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska) and the bipartisan Senate sponsors of the... Read More

National Junior Angus Board Elects New Officers

Throughout the barns, the prestige of the green jackets is widely recognized. National Junior Angus Board (NJAB) members serve as mentors, friends and the next generation of leaders for the Angus breed. During the 2017 National Junior Angus Show (NJA... Read More

Rust on the Move

Defying its name once again, southern corn rust has invaded Midwestern cornfields earlier than ever -- and this time, it arrived in time to do economic damage. "This is the earliest I've ever seen it -- and that's the third year in a row that I've s... Read More

Stabenow States Concern with Clovis Nomination

Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow is concerned that Sam Clovis is not qualified to be an Agriculture Department Undersecretary. In a statement last week, Stabenow said: “This nominee seems to lack the necessary agricu... Read More

Campbell Leaving GMA Over GMO Labeling, Labeling Bill Comment Period Extended

Campbell Soup Company will leave the Grocery Manufacturers Association by the end of the year over a dispute on labeling of genetically modified ingredients, according to Politico. GMA is opposed to GMO labeling, while Campbell has long been vocal... Read More