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Senate Ag Chairman Calls for Quick Vote to Advance Sonny Perdue's Nomination

Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump's nominee for Agriculture secretary, seemed to reassure every senator on every issue during his confirmation hearing Thursday, and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said he would schedule ... Read More

Feedlot Manager Accused of Fraud, Tax Evasion

Prosecutors say a 45-year-old man who had managed a feedlot in central Nebraska has been given five years of probation for wire fraud and other crimes. Court records say Alan Ostrander, of Omaha, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Om... Read More

Nebraska man sentenced in wire fraud and tax cases

Acting United States Attorney Robert C. Stuart announced that on March 23, 2017, United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Alan Ostrander, 45 years old of Omaha, Nebraska, to five years’ probation following his guilty pleas to criminal... Read More

NDA Magazine Tells Story of Nebraska Agriculture

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture’s (NDA) weeklong celebration of National Ag Week continues with the release of the fifth edition of the popular magazine, Nebraska Agriculture and You. The magazine,  available in print and online... Read More

Even One Infected Chicken Could Have a Global Impact

LAUREL, Miss.-- With the USDA's confirmation of Avian Influenza in southern Tennessee, Alabama, and now Kentucky, the virus has struck the United States for the fourth year in a row. Since the first reported case in 2014, over 40 million chickens an... Read More

Asia fast-food chains pull meat off menus as Brazil scandal deepens

Major fast-food chains in South Korea and Hong Kong have pulled chicken, beef and pork off their menus as they scramble to reassure customers about food safety as Brazil's meat scandal crisis intensifies. The drastic steps by Burger King and Mom's... Read More

College Students Discover Opportunities at Kansas Corn Careers Events

Kansas Corn continued its Careers in Corn college tour with a recent stop in at Kansas State University. The tour's purpose is to connect current students with professionals and possible future employers in the Kansas corn industry. The tour stops, s... Read More

U.S. biodiesel industry calls out illegal trading

Jefferson City – Today the National Biodiesel Board filed an antidumping and countervailing duty petition, making the case that Argentine and Indonesian companies are violating trade laws by flooding the U.S. market with dumped and subsidized... Read More

Kentucky Cattleman Testifies before U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) – Today, Tim White, a cattle producer from Lexington, Kentucky, testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the future of America’s small famil... Read More

Bird flu confirmed at another Alabama farm

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Agriculture officials say bird flu has been confirmed at another commercial chicken farm in Alabama. The low-pathogenic illness found in birds at a Cullman County farm is similar to the one found in two other commercial oper... Read More

Man pinned under gates on Stanton County farm

STANTON, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a man has been injured in an accident on a Stanton County farm. Norfolk radio station KNEN reports that medics and deputies were sent just after noon Wednesday to the farm about 10 miles southeast of Stanton. ... Read More

MF Global, PwC Reach Settlement

Bankrupt brokerage MF Global, run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, has reached a settlement with its former accounting firm, PwC, ending a potentially multibillion dollar dispute between the companies. Terms of the settlement were not dis... Read More

Analysis shows LB338 would dramatically slow the rate of growth in ag property tax valuations

WEST POINT – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new analysis of LB338, an ag land property tax reform proposal introduced by Senator Lydia Brasch of Bancroft.  The analysis shows that total ag land valuations statewide would have grown about... Read More

White House Working to Ease Agriculture Concerns about Trade Policy

The Trump administration is working to allay the concerns of some in the agriculture industry that new trade deals negotiated by the White House could leave U.S. agriculture exports behind. Ray Starling, special assistant to the president on agricul... Read More