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Slaying suspect's mom pleads not guilty to accessory charge

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The mother of a northeast Nebraska slaying suspect has pleaded not guilty to an accessory charge. According to reports, 38-year-old Natasha Wolfe entered the plea Wednesday in U.... Read More

Effect of Excessive Rainfall on Efficacy of Residual Herbicides Applied in Corn and Soybean

Soil-applied, pre-emergence herbicides applied at the beginning of the growing season require rainfall or irrigation for activation. This water turns the herbicide into a solution that can be taken up by weeds. About 0.5 to 1.0 inch of rain/irr... Read More

ADM Exec Sees Opportunity to Boost Ag Competition with Border Tax

OMAHA (DTN) -- A border adjustment tax would help make American farmers and exporters more competitive globally, the top executive for Archer Daniels Midland told lawmakers Tuesday. Juan Luciano, president and CEO for agribusiness giant ADM, told me... Read More

Top Grains Traders Face Tough Choice; Partner, Merge, or Wait for Bad Weather

Commodity trader Glencore Plc's confirmation on Tuesday that it sought a tie up with grains trader Bunge Ltd likely signals the start of a wave of consolidation and partnering in the industry, as middlemen struggle to make profits amid a massive glob... Read More

Arizona Rancher Calls on Congress to Relieve Rural America from an Increasing Regulatory Burden

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2017) – Arizona rancher David Cook testified before the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today, calling on Congress to remove layers of red tape and bureaucracy that have become detriment... Read More

China-U.S. Beef Import Discussions Moving Faster

The pace of talks to resume U.S. beef exports to China appears to be picking up. Final details are expected to be in place by early next month. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it’s great news for American farmers who will be able to pursue ... Read More

USFRA Unveils Agriculture in America Sustainability Report

DETROIT, (May 24, 2017) - This week at the Sustainable Brands Conference, a national event showcasing brand leaders who create environmental and social purpose to drive innovation, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will publicly introduc... Read More

Fischer Reintroduces Bill to Lift EPA On-Farm Fuel Storage Burden

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), this week  reintroduced legislation to provide regulatory relief for Nebraska farmers and ranchers. The bill, known as the Farmers Undertake Envi... Read More

EPA Is The Top Target for Budget Cuts

Candidate Donald Trump vowed to get rid of the Environmental Protection Agency in virtually every way, leaving only tidbits of what it once was. A Washington Post article says his budget proposal aims to follow through on that campaign promise. Th... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen To Host Beef Fun Run In West Point

The Nebraska Cattlemen will host a Beef Fun Run in West Point on Wednesday, June 7 at Neligh Park and the Cuming County Fairgrounds.   Proceeds will go towards the Nebraska Cattlemen PAC and the Wayne and Cuming County food pantries. &n... Read More

Biden Delivers Keynote Address At Ribbon-Cutting For Buffett Cancer Center

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center a "remarkable facility" during Tuesday's dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new facility.   "I'm not sure I can fulfill what I feel in my h... Read More