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(VIDEO) Challenges with the Cry1F Trait on Cutworms

Farmers using the Cry1F trait to protect against cutworms may be seeing disappointing results this season. Julie Peterson, Nebraska Extension entomologist, talks about the efficacy of the Cry... Read More

DOJ Queries Farmers on Deere-Precision Planting Deal

It's not every day that the government comes a-callin', so when the Washington, D.C., phone number popped up on his cellphone on September 28, Illinois farmer Matt Foes couldn't resist answering. He's glad he did -- the phone call was from the Depar... Read More

Harvest Communications and Safety Reminder

We are now past the mid-point of harvest, but I want to make use of this column to encourage you to have contact with your landlord during harvest too.  I understand that this a very busy time of year, but there are some opportunities. Most of th... Read More

National FFA Organization Names Stars Over America

INDIANAPOLIS - (National FFA Organization)– FFA members from Oklahoma, Minnesota and South Dakota earned the most prestigious honor awarded to a student by the National FFA Organization Thursday at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Ind... Read More

Nebraska Tractor Test Lab Still Going Strong

For nearly a century, tractor manufacturers from around the world have looked to the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for a seal of approval. The success of a new tractor is decided long before it sees soil at... Read More

USDA Announces Streamlined Guaranteed Loans and Additional Lender Category for Small-Scale Operators

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of a streamlined version of USDA guaranteed loans, which are tailored for smaller scale farms and urban producers. The program, called EZ Guarant... Read More

Final Rule Sent to OMB; White House has 90 Days to Finish

OMAHA (DTN) - EPA has sent the final rule for the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard blend levels to White House for its approval. The White House Office of Management and Budget is expected to complete its review of the final rule within the next 90 days... Read More

KSU Feed the Future lab helping establish agricultural research center in Cambodia

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has received a $2.5 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development to boost agricultural innovation and growth in Cambodia, a country where 80 percent of the population is directly or indirectly... Read More

Biofuel Groups Ask Congress to Extend Tax Credits

OMAHA (DTN) -- At some point before Dec. 9, Congress will need to vote on a budget bill to continue to fund the government, and one ethanol interest group is asking House and Senate leaders to take that opportunity to extend a number of biofuels tax ... Read More

Surrogates for Presidential Candidates Touch on Ag Topics

A debate of surrogates for the two major presidential candidates on farm and food policy ended up being far more agreeable than the debates of the two candidates they represented. A forum hosted by the Farm Foundation on Wednesday included K... Read More

Semi Driver Life-Flighted after Rear-Ending Tractor

SCHUYLER –  A Columbus man has been life-flighted after a semi collided with a tractor on HWY 30. According to Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl, area law enforcement were dispatched to the collision, between County Road 4 and 5, arou... Read More