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NMPF, AFBF Applaud Legislative Step Toward Immigration Solution

National Milk Producers Federation President and CEO Jim Mulhern issued the following statement supporting congressional action to resolve critical immigration issues facing the U.S. dairy industry: ... Read More

Meat Inspectors, Price Reporting Staff Still On The Job

In response to erroneous reports in the news and (mostly) on social media, the National Pork Producers Council is reminding pork producers and consumers that federal meat inspectors are working in meat packing plants despite the government shutdown. ... Read More

Sen. Hughes Introduces Bill to Help Protect Farmers, Property Rights

Nebraska state Senator Dan Hughes of Venango has introduced LB227 to boost private property rights protection for Nebraska farmers and ranchers so they can continue to have the flexibility to adopt new technologies and modify and improve their farm a... Read More

4-H horse judgers earn reserve champion

TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Local 4-H members, Kylie Carson, Cora Frederick, Kendall Haas, and Dally Wilkins earned Reserve Champion in the Western National 4-H Round-Up Horse Judging Contest held during the National Western Stock Show in Denver. The award wi... Read More

Kansas Corn 2019 Seed to STEM Workshops to Offer Three Tracks for Science Teachers

The Kansas Corn Commission has announced the dates of its popular 2019 Seed to STEM workshops for middle school and high school science teachers. The workshops will be in Olathe May 30-31 and in Maize June 4-5. Kansas Corn pays the on-site expenses f... Read More

Federal Appeal Court upholds decision on CN damages to grain shipping company

The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that found the courts have jurisdiction to determine the damages Canadian National Railway Co. must pay after breaching its service obligations to a Prairie grain shipping company during a bumper crop f... Read More

RFA Asks EPA to Separate Year-Round E15 Provisions from RIN Reform Measures in Upcoming Proposal

With the government shutdown threatening to further delay approval of year-round sales of E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to focus strictly on year-rou... Read More

USDA robotics initiative funds research to reduce chemical application and advance crop production

MANHATTAN — Agricultural producers annually spray nearly $15 billion worth of chemicals yet still lose 37 percent of crop yield to pest damage. As the industry moves to sustainably intensify production to feed a growing population, a high priority ... Read More

Top Five Ag Stories You Need to Know -- Friday Five

Rural Radio Network affiliate station KRVN might have a new mascot! Hyannis Veterinary Service shared a photo on social media of cow #880 with the letters KRVN shaved on her side.  Also this week, we'll take you to "The Big Easy" with Farm Broadcast... Read More

West Central Cattlemen’s meeting in January

A series of four West Central Cattlemen’s meetings will be held in the area during the month of January. The topics covered will address reducing cow costs. The locations and times are as follows: · January 22, Hitchcock County Fairgrounds, Cul... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Honors Woody as Farm Dog of the Year

Woody, an Australian shepherd owned by Texas Farm Bureau members Joe and Mary Sheeran, is the winner of the 2019 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award. The American Farm Bureau Federation, with support from Nestlé Purina, recognized Woody and four ... Read More