class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-news page-template-page-templatesnews-php page page-id-544 page-parent custom-background group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.5.2 vc_responsive"
News | KTIC Radio
Dicamba Rules Vary by State

Another Patchwork of State Dicamba Rules Emerging for 2019 ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year. EPA released federal labels for XtendiMax... Read More

Jerome Powell Is Not the Bad Guy

One of the maxims often heard in economics, agriculture, and politics is that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. At first glance, this is a pessimistic view of human behavior. However, I believe that in some part it is a refl... Read More

DDGS, Grains Sales Top $400 Million At 2018 Export Exchange

The grain buyers from 35 countries who attended this year’s Export Exchange conference in Minneapolis have since reported buying an estimated $403 million worth of coarse grains and co-products, including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (D... Read More

Farmers' protest blocks traffic on major artery into Warsaw

Protesting Polish farmers wearing yellow vests blocked a major highway into Warsaw for several hours on Wednesday to demand government action on several grievances. Dozens of farmers in vests similar to those worn by French protesters in recent we... Read More

The Wendy's Company Announces Major Advancement in Beef Sourcing

The Wendy's Company announced an industry-leading step that will allow the company to better understand and communicate how cattle for Wendy's fresh beef* hamburgers are raised, facilitating advancements in areas such as animal care, antibiotics and ... Read More

USDA Announces Plenary Speakers for the 2019 Agricultural Outlook Forum

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces plenary speakers for the 2019 Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF), to be held Feb. 21–22, 2019, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. The 2019 forum ... Read More

Trump administration proposes major rollback of water rules

The Trump administration proposed withdrawing federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country Tuesday, making good on President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to weaken landmark Obama-era water rules long opposed by some d... Read More

White House Delays Trade Aid Payments

The Market Facilitation Program trade payments expected early this month to farmers are on hold, for now. The White House is delaying the second round of payments amid the expectation China will soon resume buying U.S. soybeans. The payments, as p... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Urges Farm Bill Passage

LINCOLN, NE – The Nebraska Farm Bureau is calling on Congress to move swiftly in passing the 2018 Farm Bill as packaged by agriculture leaders in the House and Senate. The comprehensive bill would address many of the priorities previously outlined ... Read More

Soybean Growers Appreciative of WOTUS Announcement

Washington, D.C. December 11, 2018. The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers have developed a proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that takes into ... Read More

Discovery may help chickens to muscle up

 A form of a vitamin associated with healthy aging in humans has been used by Kansas State University researchers to build muscle in chickens, a sign that could help the poultry industry meet future demand for its product. Muscle biologist and me... Read More

Farm Bureau Applauds New Clean Water Rule Proposal Signed by EPA

State Farm Bureau presidents from across the nation attended an event today at the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington to witness the signing of the proposed Clean Water Rule.  American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy D... Read More

Fischer Statement on Farm Bill Conference Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement  after the House and Senate Farm Bill conference committee released the text of the 2018 Farm Bill conference rep... Read More

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial trees

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real tr... Read More