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CME Group plans variable storage rate for K.C. wheat futures

CME Group Inc said on Monday it plans to adjust its hard red winter wheat futures contracts, after some U.S. farmers said they had lost faith in the market because it was not converging with local cash prices. The exchange operator will implement ... Read More

Colorado Producer Invited to the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — National Sorghum Producers released the following statement in regard to a roundtable meeting held Tuesday with 14 farmers from across the nation, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and newly confirmed Secretary of... Read More

Fischer Welcomes Executive Order for Agriculture & Rural America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, today released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to strengthen agriculture and prom... Read More

Perdue Joins White House “Farmers Roundtable” as President Trump Issues Executive Order on Agriculture

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today joined President Trump for a “Farmers Roundtable” at the White House to address issues facing the American agriculture community, as the president signed an Executive Order establishing an Interage... Read More

Soy Growers Look to White House Task Force to Lead on Key Issues

The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed today’s establishment by the White House of a task force to address the challenges facing America’s farmers. According to an executive order issued by the White House, the task force, to be led by A... Read More

Corn, Soybean Planting Considerations for this Week’s Cold Snap

With this week’s forecasted low temperatures projected to dip into the high 30s (°F) with potential rain events, growers have asked if/how germination will be affected for corn and soybean planted this week. Imbibitional (fast) water uptake occ... Read More

Op-Ed submission - Growing in the Middle of Everywhere

Earlier this month, I had the distinct pleasure of watching Ronnie Green be installed as the 20th Chancellor of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As I sat there with my wife Darla, I reflected on my time at the University of Nebraska... Read More

Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Softwood Lumber and Possibly Dairy

The Trump administration moved Monday to impose a 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, escalating an intensifying trade dispute between the two countries. The president announced the decision during a gather... Read More

Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary:

Today, shortly after Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse invited the new secretary to Nebraska and urged him to "be a champion for free trade" inside the administration. "As you assume your new posit... Read More

Sonny Perdue Sworn in as 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas in a brief ceremony today at the Supreme Court building.  The U.S. Senate confirmed Secretary Perd... Read More

Court Decision Could Trigger Ammonia Emission Reporting

The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals recently struck down a 2008 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation that exempted livestock operations from reporting emissions of certain substances, such as ammonia and hydrogen sulfide, un... Read More

Biofuels Stakeholders Issue Statement on Oral Arguments for  2014-2016 Renewable Volume Obligations

Sioux Falls, SD – In response to oral arguments held earlier Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on the petition for review of the Renewable Volume Obligations for 2014-2016 filed by Americans for Clean Energy, ... Read More

50 Students from Nebraska, Western Iowa Awarded 2017 AKSARBEN Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced the 50 recipi... Read More

Biofuels Stakeholders Issue Statement on Oral Arguments for 2014-2016 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs)

In response to oral arguments held yesterday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on the petition for review of the Renewable Volume Obligations for 2014-2016 filed by Americans for Clean Energy, et al. v. U.S. Environme... Read More