ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) _ Rail congestion and large crops are leading to worries about grain storage space as South Dakota's harvest gets underway. ...
Minnesota Senator Al Franken said White House counselor John Podesta reported Friday the EPA's announcement of volumetric requirements for the Renewab...
On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET, the White House and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will honor 15 local "Champions of Change," leade...
The 2014 High Plains Nutrition & Management Roundtable will be hosted Aug. 28 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Water Research Field ...
LINCOLN, Neb. - Numerous University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty, graduates and students were honored at this month's international conference of the A...
DUNCAN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled a training and certification session for youth fishing instructors. ...
Washington DC - At the annual meeting of Safeway shareholders this past Friday in Pleasanton, California, the overwhelming majority of shareholders fo...
NASCAR and American Ethanol partnered in 2011 to bring E15 to the sport - and since then - Sunoco Green E15 has fueled every car and truck in all of N...
Following an announcement by the Chinese import inspection authority last week - the U.S. Grains Council is calling for China to approve the biotech t...
From CNPPID: (HOLDREGE, Neb.) -- The summer irrigation and recreation seasons just got a little longer after decisions made by The Central ...
(Pawnee City, Neb.) Friday, Gov. Dave Heineman announced the official designation of Pawnee County as Nebraska's newest county to receive the Livestoc...
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The 2014 Kansas 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes is set to be held on Aug. 23-24 in Manhattan on the Kansas State University campus. All K...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A Kansas woman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison without parole for stealing from her co-workers at a U.S...
KANSAS CATTLE ON FEED DOWN 6 PERCENT TOPEKA, KS, July, 25, 2014 -- Kansas feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 1...
NEBRASKA CATTLE ON FEED UP 4 PERCENT LINCOLN, NE, July 25, 2014 -- Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Humane Society of the United States has contributed $375,000 to an effort to defeat a Missouri ballot measure crea...
HONG KONG (AP) _ McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.-owned supplie...
WASHINGTON – Rep. Steve King, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Nutrition, today hel...
(Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman was notified today that his request for a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance in 12 counties was app...
WASHINGTON - The National Biodiesel Board released the following statement from Vice President of Federal Affairs Anne Steckel Thursday after White Ho...
Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new USGS study. This ...
INDIANAPOLIS - July 25, 2014 - Corn rootworms are one of the most damaging pests in the Corn Belt. According to the USDA, they are responsible for up ...
Purdue University Ag Economist Chris Hurt expects retail pork prices to continue increasing to record highs this summer. However - Hurt also expects t...
The evolution of today's livestock industry has shifted - according to Missouri Cattleman Ken Keesaman - and in order for family businesses to survive...
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy met with Senate Ag Committee Republicans Tuesday - according to The Hagstrom Report. Missi...
Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow held a committee hearing yesterday (Wednesday) on childhood nutrition - saying school personnel, parents, community le...
CHINO HILLS, Calif. - Almost every horse rescue in the country is running out of room or money as they continue to be strained by an influx of abando...
After a year - Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar have again asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration projected the first emergency levels of heat and humidity acros...
COLBY, Kan. – Kansas State University will host its 2014 Horticulture Field Day in Colby on Wednesday, Aug. 13 with a little something extra to celebr...
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) _ For more than seven decades, farmers and other industries have depended on the Ogallala Aquifer to provide the lifeblood ...
The National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers that the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance is now accepting applications for new Faces of Farmi...
HEARTWELL, Neb. (AP) _ Some old tractors have been deployed to help a south-central Nebraska farmer turn a hail-torn cornfield into a future fiel...
LYONS, Neb. (AP) _ The Center for Rural Affairs in Lyons is getting a $99,000 federal grant to provide training and business assistance to two sm...
Members of the Kansas agriculture community announced this week the formation of Farmers and Ranchers for Roberts, a coalition in support of Senator P...
The percentage of corn acres having reached the silking stage remained one point ahead of the five-year average last week, according to a U.S. Departm...
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today reminded producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them t...
The inaugural class of the National Corn Growers Association DuPont New Leaders Program wrapped up last week with a flurry of activities in Washington...
WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (OK-03), House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04), and 12 Members...
McPHERSON, KS - Dr. Jim Gerrish, well-known rancher, researcher, grazing educator, and co-founder of the Missouri Grazing School returns to Kansas thi...
A study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Michigan State University has shown from the beginning of the 2012-2013 school yea...
Skymap Games video game developers have created a 3D role-playing game featuring a superhero called Bacon Man. In the game - Bacon Man has been framed...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's Natural Resources Commission is laying the groundwork for projects intended to preserve the state's long-term wat...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Federal investigators say overloaded storage bins on the roof of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer's plant caused the build...
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 3 through 9, 2014, "National Farmers Market Week". Throughout the we...
INDIANAPOLIS, IN-July 21, 2014-The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is kicking off its Soil Health Forum and Conservation Tour in...
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ One of the consultants for the movie ``The Horse Whisperer'' will demonstrate his techniques as part of the Nebraska Grazing...
Through the 2014 Farm Bill - the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest 262-million dollars to rehabilita...
In February 2013 - the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposed sharing information with state regulators ...
Manhattan, Kansas – Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health officials were notified today that Colorado has become the second state...
There is no man more associated with the words "cattle market" than Topper Thorpe, who left his mark on the industry during a 32-year tenure with...
Cargill has announced independent farms that supply it with turkey will stop using growth-promoting antibiotics - some by Thanksgiving and the rest by...
Last week - the European Union and U.S. held its sixth round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations in Brussels. Negotiations ...
(DTN) Midwest crops will continue with a favorable outlook during the rest of July through the month of August, according to weather and climate expe...
PERRY, Oklahoma, July 18, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that communities across the nation will benefit from a $262 million...
(AP) No injuries have been reported after an explosion at an ethanol plant in northwest Iowa. The blast occurred Thursday night at the ...
LINCOLN, Neb. - University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Organic Farm Tours from 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Aug. 16 will help organic producers learn more abo...
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 - U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and o...
The deputy administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency addressed the concerns of attendees at the National Corn Growers Association's Co...
The American Petroleum Institute is now focusing its fight against ethanol on EPA's regulatory decision. API is still pushing for changes to the Renew...
The National Farmers Union has sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking for more information about which bodies of water would be juris...
The U.S. House has approved the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 by a vote of 367 to 55 - which will place 10.8-billion dollars into the...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the investment of 263.3-million dollars to help modernize and improve the reliability of rural electr...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ A Wisconsin dairy farmer who has vigorously fought for the right to sell unpasteurized raw milk lost an appeal Thursday over...
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that approximately $13 million in Farm Bill funding is now avail...
GIBBON, Neb. - Farmers from central Nebraska met Thursday in Gibbon to discuss crop damage and losses from the hail events of this summer. Experts fro...
MANHATTAN - Several Kansas State University researchers were essential in helping scientists assemble a draft of a genetic blueprint of bread wheat, a...
(DTN) American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman said in a statement Thursday that the industry's attempts to reach out to EPA officials h...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the selection of 10 projects that are being awarded ...
LINCOLN, NEB. – Doug Peterson has received the official "Friend of Agriculture" endorsement by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau's political action commi...
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 17, 2014–The American Farm Bureau Federation last night released to Congress a comprehensive document that responds, point by p...
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is working to address PEDv, Porcine Deltacoronoavirus and other swine enteric coronoavirus diseases ...
Florida Representative Steve Southerland has proposed the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protect Act - which would halt any action o...
Omaha, Nebraska (July 16, 2014) – Prices and demand for farmland remained strong in the first six months of 2014 in the four-state territory of Farm C...
(Ag Web) More pigs from Europe and Mexico could be heading to Japan, the world's largest pork importer, as a hog virus outbreak is driving up domestic...
New research through the University of Delaware and The Ohio State University - funded by the USPOULTRY Foundation - compared the ability of two recom...
HARRISBURG, Neb. (AP) _ Organizers say the 2014 Cattlemen's Ball of Nebraska raised more than $1.3 million last month. The event was h...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture received 355 request-for-referendum forms on the Soybean Research and Promotion Program from Farm Service Agency of...
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is urging USDA to move swiftly in the implementation of a new crop insurance provision incl...
WASHINGTON (July 15, 2014) - The House Interior appropriations bill passed through committee today 29 to 19. The Public Lands Council and the National...
School lunchroom managers from across the U.S. sampled various menu items - including bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre-sliced vegetable...
The House Interior appropriations bill passed through committee by a vote of 29 to 19 Tuesday. The bill allocates how federal dollars are spent for th...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) _ The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will not be gathering wild horses in Colorado this summer. The Denver ...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas City, Kansas, officials say an employee of the BNSF Railway died after he fell into a train car full of grain. ...
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ST. LOUIS (July 15, 2014) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the results of the request for referendum on the Soybean Research ...
Percentage of corn acres having reached the silking stage surpassed the five-year average last week, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture rep...
(Dow Jones) A sweeping effort by Merck & Co. to revive a livestock drug it pulled from the U.S. market last year is stalling amid resistance from the ...
LINCOLN, Neb. - The cattle feed additive Zilmax has no noticeable detrimental effect on cattle health or well-being, according to research by scienti...
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Reforms in densely-populated China and their implications for U.S. agriculture will take center stage as part of Kansas State Univer...
COLBY, Kan. – Through drought and wind, hail and rain, for 25 years Kansas State University researchers have studied subsurface drip irrigation techno...
Emergency responders in four Nebraska communities will now be better equipped to help someone engulfed in grain, thanks to significant contributi...
LINCOLN, July 14, 2014 – The first participants of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) have until Sept. 12, 2014, to renew their contracts and ...
According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, national winter wheat production is forecast at 1.38 billion bushels, down 2...
The Pork Checkoff is sponsoring a new social media outreach program - hashtag Real Pig Farming. The new initiative's goal is to empower pig farmers to...
The Japan Times reports Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators finished their meeting in Ottawa Saturday without an agreement or date for the next meet...
DTN- Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that they might be arrested for carrying controlled ...
TOPEKA, KS, July 14, 2014 -- For the week ending July 13, 2014, widespread rain was prevalent in northern and south central Kansas, with rainfall...
LINCOLN, NE, July 14, 2014 -- For the week ending July 13, 2014, rain of an inch or more was common across much of the state with hail producing storm...
The Kansas wheat harvest may be one of the worst on record - and the loss doesn't just hurt Kansas, according to a Kansas State University expert. ...