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Futures One USDA Crop Progress Report

OMAHA -- Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined just slightly last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. Nationwide, 70% of corn was rated good to e... Read More

Brazilian Judge Suspends Glyphosate Use

A Brazilian judge has suspended the use of products containing glyphosate. The federal judge halted new registrations of products containing glyphosate and will suspend existing registrations while the Brazilian government reevaluates the toxicity... Read More

Kansas Land Institute Continues Work on Perennial Crops

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The Land Institute continues to grow slowly in Kansas. For more than 40 years, The Land Institute has been working to develop perennial crops that grow together but are harvested at different times, The Salina Journal reporte... Read More

AEM’s Latest Ag Equipment Data: Waiting to Exhale

MILWAUKEE (August 13, 2018) - Overall U.S. sales of tractors and combines continued to post strong numbers, led by self-propelled combines and 4-wheel-drive tractors, according to the July 2018 report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Requests Federal Disaster Declaration

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts requested a Federal Disaster Declaration in the wake of severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, baseball-size hail, and flooding from June 17th to July 1st. A Presidential Declaration would make ... Read More

NCTA graduates top earnings report

CURTIS, Neb. – Aggie graduates at Curtis have high earnings after 10 years in the workforce, a national financial report says, when reviewing salaries of graduates from Nebraska’s two-year colleges. The Nebraska College of Technical Agricultur... Read More

Global Food Prices Decline

Global food prices declined in July, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The Monthly Food Price Index averaged 168.8 points in July 2018, down 6.5 points , or 3.7 percent from June and 10.3 points from the cor... Read More

Three Sponsors to be Honored at 91st National FFA Convention & Expo in October

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Aug. 13, 2018/National FFA Organization) –  Three sponsors will be honored with the Distinguished Service Citation during an onstage ceremony at this year’s National FFA Convention & Expo, held in Indianapolis Oct. 24-... Read More

Nebraska ranch inducted into AMHA Breeder's Hall of Fame

CURTIS, Neb. — The Grunden Ranch near rural Curtis has about 325 cows. That's their main business, but they have made a name for themselves with Morgan horses. Harlan Grunden called it a "hobby that's gotten out of hand," and apparently the Amer... Read More

NC PAC the Pasture

Halsey- AL Ranch, north of Halsey has welcomed guests from around the world. On Friday, the family hosted the first ever ‘PAC in the Pasture’, an effort to bring awareness and funds to the political action committee of the Nebraska Cattlemen. “... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - August 13, 2018

Learn more about the role pollinators play in our ecosystem: More agriculture news and information: ...... Read More

Acting EPA Administrator to Visit Iowa State Fair

Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler is expected to visit the Iowa State Fair. Few details regarding scheduling are available, but Wheeler’s visit is in response to a request by Iowa’s congressional delegation. T... Read More

3rd Annual Agronomy Youth Field Day Held

  Nebraska Extension and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture partnered together to teach  youth ages 8-16 years old  at the  3rd Annual Agronomy Youth Field Day in Curtis. The participants had hands-on experiences to learn about the ... Read More

Weekend Recap: Agriculture News and Information

As the weekend draws to a concussion, catch on the agriculture news and information you might have missed. Friday: Rural Radio Network ‘Friday Five’  The Rural Radio Network weekly segment ‘Friday Five’ features a review of the top agricul... Read More