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Risk Of Alfalfa Winter Injury

Alfalfa usually is a dependable crop.  It seems to come back year after year.  After the nice winters.  After the cold winters.  And even after the ugly winters.  But what about this winter.  Dr... Read More

(VIDEO) NCC Names Supreme Row Bull And Heifer

Supreme Row judging was held at the Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic on Saturday night.  All the winners from all the breeds throughout the week come back to name a grand champion bull and female. Winning the Supreme Row bull this year was the Balanc... Read More

Cattle Groups Duel Over Latest COOL Video

NCBA Friday called an editorial on Country of Origin Labeling #FakeNews that recently aired on Tomi Lahren's show. Lahren's show on The Blaze gets quite a bit of internet airplay and she again took on the issue of Country Of Origin Labeling on bee... Read More

NPPA Announces Participants in 2017 Pork Mentorship Program

Members of the 2017 Pork Mentorship Program (l-r) Vanessa Knutson, Thomas Waldo,  Marissa Kegley, Fina Choat, Cheyenne Gerlach, Catherine Jones and NPPA President Russ Vering. The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is proud to welcome participan... Read More

USDA Expects Growth in Beef, Hog and Poultry Production

Is there such a thing as too much meat? Maybe, according to the USDA World Agricultural Board. In an initial 2017 outlook comments for the beef, pork, and poultry industry, USDA cited 2016 as a record year for meat production in the U.S., which coul... Read More

Bacon Shortage Unlikely Despite Record-Low U.S. Pork Belly Stocks

A second straight month of record low U.S. pork belly inventories in January will likely intensify speculation about a potential national bacon shortage, but analysts said more supply will soon be available. In early February, the Ohio Pork Counci... Read More

USDA Outlook Forum Sees Lower Production in 2017

In its early forecast for crop production, USDA's Outlook for crops lowers corn, soybean and wheat production for the 2017-18 crop year. In its early forecast for crop production, USDA's Outlook for crops lowers corn, soybean and wheat product... Read More

Ag Industry Execs Brace for More Low Returns, Volatile Trade

While it's true that the farm economy has historically cycled through ups and downs with some regularity, don't expect to ride the up cycle anytime soon. That was the message from Rajiv Singh, Rabobank's North American wholesale CEO. Based on the co... Read More

Sasse Offers New EPA Administrator 100 Day Agenda

Fremont, NE - Today, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse sent Scott Pruitt, the newly confirmed administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a letter inviting the administrator to Nebraska and outlining a constitutional, pro-growth agenda for the f... Read More

Chairman Roberts Listens to Kansas Producers at Manhattan Hearing on Farm Bill

MANHATTAN, Kan.,– Continuing his commitment to put the concerns of farmers and ranchers first, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry today held the first hearing on the 2018 ... Read More

Precision Ag Makes Farming More Sustainable, Profitable

Lincoln, Neb. — Farmers have numerous sources of technology and data available to use in their operations, but many producers struggle with what kind and how much technology they need.  Understanding which technologies and datasets are important... Read More