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Facing Deadline, Most Wisconsin Dairy Farms Find New Buyer

A dairy group says most of Wisconsin's 58 dairy farms desperately looking for new milk buyers before a Monday deadline have found them. The Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative said in a news ... Read More

Event to Mark Maxwell Arboretum's 50th Anniversary

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 28, 2017 – A lecture and tree planting are part of events set for May 16 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. George Briggs, director of t... Read More

ADM hires chief risk officer from CHS in latest corporate shake-up

Archer Daniels Midland Co has hired a chief risk officer from rival CHS Inc , the U.S. agribusiness confirmed on Friday, a further sign of an internal shake-up as a global grain glut pressures its profits. Chicago-based ADM has let key traders go,... Read More

NE Women Selected As Regional Winner In Monsanto's America's Farmers Mom of the Year Program

Today, Monsanto and the American Agri-Women named five regional winners of the America's Farmers Mom of the Year program. These regional winners represent the important and continually evolving role that women play in American farms, families, ... Read More

Checkoff Reform Sought as House, Senate Consider Legislation

OMAHA (DTN) -- More than 80 farm groups asked congressional lawmakers to reform commodity checkoff programs in a letter sent to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. Last month, the "Opportunities for Fairness in Farming Act... Read More

NSP Signs Letter to Congress Urging Removal of RVP Limits

National Sorghum Producers joined the National Corn Growers Association, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union in signing a letter to members of the House and Senate in support of removing an unnecessary EPA limitation on fuel ... Read More

Wheat Tour Participants to Scout for Rust and Viruses

Nearly 90 grain traders, government officials, reporters, millers and even a few farmers start the 2017 Wheat Quality Council's Hard Winter Wheat Tour on May 1. Over the three-day tour, they will canvass the state's wheat crop from Manhattan to Colb... Read More

Cargill Exiting U.S. Cattle Feeding Business

Cargill has announced it will exit from its U.S. cattle feeding business. The move means that in the last year, the company has gone for the fourth-largest feeder in the U.S., to completely leaving the sector. Cargill has reached an agreement to sell... Read More

New NAHMS Survey to Measure Antibiotic Use, Stewardship National Pork Board Urges Producer Participation

DES MOINES – April 27, 2017 – Starting in May, the USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will ask pig farmers who have at least 1,000 pigs and farm in any of the top 13 pork-producing states about their on-farm antimicrobial u... Read More

Bipartisan Congressional Letter Voices Support for Tackling of Canada’s Protectionist Dairy Practices

Adding to the groundswell of recognition that Canada’s protectionist dairy policies are harmful to U.S. dairy exports, a bipartisan group of 68 members of the House of Representatives wrote to President Donald Trump yesterday urging him to in... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding President Trump’s Action to Renegotiate, Not Withdraw, from NAFTA

“President Trump’s decision to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Canada, and Mexico versus completely withdrawing from the trade compact is clearly the right decision. Stepping away from a trad... Read More