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(AUDIO) KAAPA Ethanol Celebrates The Ravenna Plant and Expansion

KAAPA Ethanol hosted an open house and ribbon cutting for their Ravenna facilities on Tuesday. They purchased the plant after Abengoa Bioenergy filed bankruptcy. KAAPA Ethanol took over operations on ... Read More

Former California Ag Secretary to Deliver Heuermann Lecture

Lincoln, Nebraska, March 29, 2017 – Former California Secretary of Agriculture Arthur Gen "A.G." Kawamura will discuss water and global resources during the next Heuermann Lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The free lecture, sponsore... Read More

EPA CAFO Info Release Scope Narrowed Under Settlement

Information released to environmental groups about concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, will be scaled back under a settlement reached Monday in a multi-year legal dispute between a number of agriculture interest groups and the U.S. Envi... Read More

Trump Executive Order Reverses American Climate Change Progress, Leadership

WASHINGTON – In a sweeping and regressive executive order on energy, President Donald Trump today reversed years of progress in the U.S.-led fight against climate change. The order dismantles critical Obama-era policies that prepare the United Stat... Read More

Cargill Reports Fiscal 2017 Third-Quarter Results

 Cargill today reported financial results for the fiscal 2017 third quarter and nine months ended Feb. 28, 2017. Key measures include: Adjusted operating earnings were $715 million in the third quarter, up 50 percent from $476 million in the ... Read More

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ENERGY INDEPENDENCE POLICY

“I am going to lift the restrictions on American energy, and allow this wealth to pour into our communities.” – Donald J. Trump  MUCH NEEDED REFORM: The past Administration burdened Americans with costly regulations that harmed American job... Read More

Farm Futures Issues Latest Plantings Intentions Survey

Growers hope to plant another record soybean crop this spring while scaling back corn acres, according to Farm Futures latest survey of intentions for 2017. Producers said they expect to plant nearly 89 million acres to soybeans, up 6.6% from the ... Read More

Rabobank Releases Report on Effects of a Chinese-U.S. Trade Dispute

St. Louis, Mo. (March 28, 2017) – The Rabobank RaboResearch Food and Agribusiness analysts based in China are attempting to scope out the ‘what-ifs?’ of a large-scale trade dispute between China and the U.S., in particular regarding soybeans an... Read More

Subcommittee Examines Farm Policy in Advance of the  Next Farm Bill

Today, Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a hearing to evaluate the effectiveness of farm policy in advance of crafting the next farm bill. Mem... Read More

ASA’s Moore Testifies on Title I Programs Before House Ag Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C.– (March 28, 2017) In testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Tuesday, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois soybean farmer Ron Moore spoke on the need... Read More

Local Chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho Celebrates 100 Years, Honors UNL Chancellor and UN President

Lincoln, NE. The Kappa Chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity celebrated its 100 th year as the fraternity for agriculture at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Alumni from throughout Nebraska and the Midwest came to Lincoln this past weekend to... Read More