The Fuels America coalition has released an economic impact study by John Dunham & Associates that shows just how renewable fuels benefit the U.S. eco...
A majority of growers and other agricultural professionals turn to online sources first for general information about their industry, and over half of...
(AP) _ Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war be...
According to a University of Illinois crop sciences researcher, there has been a great deal of interest recently in the idea of using nitrogen fertili...
Spring planting is off to a good start. With warmer soil conditions, farmers are getting their field work done and are starting to plant. In a inter...
Sugar beet planting is in full force in the North Platte Valley. Planting began around April 10th and planting progress is trending is on track with a...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal...
(DTN) The community of West, Texas, was unaware of the potential danger of ammonium nitrate stored at West Fertilizer Co., and many other communities ...
WASHINGTON-U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues have conducted research showing the potential response of rangeland p...
Growers in the main US hard red winter wheat-growing region, whose crop prospects have been tested by drought and frost, suffered the extra blow of se...
WASHINGTON, DC - The Fuels America coalition today released an economic impact study by John Dunham & Associates showing the far-reaching benefits of ...
The new agriculture documentary entitled "Farmland" will be shown at select theaters across Nebraska in the coming month of May. The first screening w...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ People across the nation will observe Arbor Day on Friday, but no state will celebrate with as much fervor as Nebraska, wher...
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) will investigate the Mexican sugar industry in response to charges of dumping and subsidization. A gro...
(DTN) -- Chances are the U.S. Senate version of a tax-extenders bill, which includes a number of extensions for bioenergy and agriculture, will come u...
Argentine farmers' soy hoarding to keep growing Argentina's highly-contested soybean stocks figure may not be as high as the US Department of...
(DTN) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week took what could be an important step to rectify a lawsuit filed by oil industry groups challe...
The American Farm Bureau Federation Tuesday asked its members to resist a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency that it says will imp...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) _ The Vermont State House is slated to take a final vote on legislation that would require foods with genetically modified ingred...
MANHATTAN, Kan. – More than 30 years ago, a grassroots effort that involved many people in the beef industry led to the development of a training prog...
April is National Soyfoods Month in the United States, but the excitement for new foods containing soy goes far beyond U.S. borders. The Kansas Soybea...
US Senate Republican candidate Ben Sasse wants to get the government out of the way. In a interview with KNEB/Rural Radio Network before speaking at ...
WASHINGTON - Fuels America coalition members today announced the launch of the "Oil Rigged" television and digital ad campaign and OilRigged.com to ex...
Des Moines, Iowa, April 22, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awa...
DES MOINES, Iowa, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --In the U.S., seven out of 10 home grillers consider themselves to be "better than average" at ...
Des Moines, Iowa, April 22, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awa...
LINCOLN, NEB. - During the month of April, the Nebraska Corn Board, in cooperation with the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), will join NASCAR...
MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University Crops Team took first place in the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) national ...
Canada's farmers, as well as grain giants such as Cargill, are investing in storage capacity to help ensure that this year's crops – including an expe...
DuPont Pioneer announced its scientists have made a significant advancement in developing corn plants that successfully withstand drought stress. In ...
President Obama will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Abe on Thursday - and ahead of that meeting - more than 60 House lawmakers have sent a letter t...
Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) filed official comments with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to oppose proposed regulations th...
The Upper Big Blue NRD says there will be NO allocation restrictions on groundwater pumping for the 2014 irrigation season. Overall, the spri...
LINCOLN - Attorney General Bruning Monday announced Nebraska and 20 other states filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court requesting review of...
Winter wheat conditions worsened slightly in the week ended April 20, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress report. Twenty-three percent of ...
For the week ending April 20, 2014, cold temperatures at the beginning of the week gave way to warmer conditions, according to USDA's National A...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced new figures that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with o...
A recent online promotion for U.S. pork the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) conducted with China's leading business-to-consumer platform, Tmall.co...
(AP) The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small agriculture-...
AMES, Iowa -- An Iowa State University researcher has found an unexpected source of fiber in food waste that increases its potential for making renewa...
CHICAGO - Bids for market-weight hogs in the U.S. negotiated markets Monday are expected to range mostly lower than prices paid in the prior sales, am...
In spite of a study released over the weekend showing stover as adding to greenhouse gases, one of the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic b...
CHICAGO - U.S. beef processors completed the bulk of trade in the major cattle-feeding regions last week at slightly lower prices than the prior sales...
A nonprofit for sustainable agriculture recently launched a new metric in its calculator that relies on a popular tool from USDA's Natural Resources C...
One reason why some cows cannot get pregnant may be because they have male (Y) chromosome fragments in their DNA, according to a U.S. Department of Ag...
LINCOLN, Neb. - NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska's second largest general farm organization with ove...
A new study published in Nature Climate Change that argues biofuels from corn residue (stover) may be worse for the climate than gasoline is deeply fl...
Winter wheat producers are asking if last week's freezing temperatures damaged their wheat as they survey their fields and continue to wait for an ext...
Federal grants are now available for projects to help improve Nebraska's soil health. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Co...
(AP) Biofuels made from corn stover are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration'...
(DTN) Checking your burndown will be more important than ever this spring, weed scientists are warning growers. The cool, wet spring that has...
LINCOLN, Neb. - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Alumni Association honored three Nebraskan...
A documentary film featuring agriculture today has made its debut. Farmland features six farmers and ranchers, all in their 20s, in various regions a...
BURLINGTON, Vt., April 16 - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today welcomed a Vermont Senate vote to require labels on food containing genetic...
You are invited to the Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences daylong symposium to honor the life and legacy of George Washing...
Today, Gov. Dave Heineman was joined by the Nebraska Cattlemen and the Sand County Foundation in announcing the recipient of the 2014 Nebraska Leopold...
More than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations focusing on expanding exports – including the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) – were awarded funds ye...
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that in an effort to further enhance the biosecurity and health of the US swine herd while maintaini...
LINCOLN, Neb. – Rep. Jeff Fortenberry has been named a "Friend of Agriculture" by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau's political action committee. Fortenb...
The king of burgers is frying up more chicken these days. Burger King Worldwide Inc. will introduce the Chicken Big King -- a double-decker f...
After two consecutive years of low market share for U.S. corn exports to the Middle East and North Africa, the 2013-14 marketing year has seen a sharp...
CHICAGO - In the 60 years that Ursa Farmers Cooperative has been loading Midwest soybeans onto boats along the Mississippi River, business has never b...
Purdue University Researchers infected fresh spinach and ground beef with nearly 10-million cells of E. coli and treated the food with a combination o...
Food manufacturers send a lot of their waste to be turned into animal feed - including expired marshmallows, broken crackers and orange peels. Bloombe...
(DTN) The ranks of top U.S. corn buyers could be shaken up this year, with Mexico and Japan jostling for the top spot. China, Colombia and South Korea...
The Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative - part of the beef checkoff - had an impact on attendees of the 2014 Northeast American Culinary Federation Co...
Youth Pork Quality Assurance Plus is just one part of the pork industry's We Care initiative and consists of two main elements - food safety and anima...
A new study shows that soybean plants can be redesigned to increase crop yields while requiring less water and helping to offset greenhouse gas warmin...
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Cumulative habitat loss, encroachment by invasive woody plants, wind energy development, petroleum production and the ongoing drough...
AMES, Iowa – The Leopold Center invites nominations for the 2014 Spencer Award for Sustainable Agriculture, which honors people who have made a signif...
(DTN) A public meeting will be held in West, Texas next week by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board to allow people to gain more insight and share comments...
Through the Market Access Program - the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service has helped more than 60 U.S. ag organizations ex...
(Reuters) - U.S. officials ordered BNSF Railway Co and Canadian Pacific Railway Co to report by Friday their plans to ensure timely fertilizer deliver...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The latest assessment of global climate change is out and scientists from around the world have recommended changes including some ...
(Reuters) - Chinese buyers may default on a further 1.2 million metric tons (1.32 million tons) of soybeans worth about $900 million being shipped fro...
Representative Chris Collins of New York, is raising alarm that Clean Water Act revisions under EPA and Army Corps of Engineers consideration would ex...
(DTN) The National Grain and Feed Association estimates the U.S. corn, DDG and soybean industries suffered a $1.95 billion loss due to China's reject...
Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified candidates to the newly-expanded Natural Resources Commission. Applicants are encouraged to apply with the Gov...
LINCOLN, Neb. - Arbor Day – a day to remind us of the beauty and usefulness of trees and oftentimes a day to plant a new tree – is April 25 in Nebrask...
LINCOLN, Neb. - The Food and Drug Administration is proposing changes to the nutrition facts label on food packages, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln ...
(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman signed LB 1098 into law which aims to address water management, water quality and flood control issues. The ...
It is spring and that means branding time across cattle country. As producers are finishing calving season and preparing for branding/processing, it i...
(DTN) At 7:51 p.m. April 17, people in West, Texas, will pause in silence. In late February, the land around the backside of the former West,...
One of the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world will begin producing ethanol later this year. The DuPont ...
Nebraska LEAD Fellows are helping agricultural education in Chicago. In February the 33rd Nebraska LEAD Class toured the Chicago High School for Agri...
KEARNEY, NE – The Nebraska Beef Council has announced Stella's Bar & Grill in Bellevue, NE as the winner of the fourth annual "Nebraska's Best Burger"...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) _ There are varying degrees of drought conditions in the Plains region, but a National Weather Service hydrologist says predict...
(Reuters) - United Nations economists who previously called for government intervention to tame volatile swings in commodity prices say banks and hedg...
The United States has agreed to allow Japan to retain tariffs on rice and wheat during bilateral talks related to wider Pacific free trade negotiation...
At their recent spring meeting, the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution calling on all members of Nebra...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is discussing the possibility of having rules to require reporting of PEDV outbreaks with the American Association ...
The Wyoming CattleWomen announced the selection of the 2014 Wyoming Beef Ambassador Team. Rachel Purdy of Pine Bluffs, Ty Shockley of Wheatland, and ...
The continuing shifting relationships between ethanol, corn and gasoline are the subject of two analyses done by Iowa agricultural economists for the ...
Construction to improve the safety of reservoirs in Wyoming are nearing completion. At Guernsey Reservoir the Bureau of Reclamation has made an addit...
The hard freeze throughout Kansas in the early morning hours of April 15, could cause some damage to wheat, said Jim Shroyer, K-State Research and Ext...
The following statement was released today by Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson: "Yesterday the Nebraska Department of Revenue's Property As...
U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) today wrote Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg urging FDA to exempt raw agricultural com...
GOTHENBURG, Neb. (April 14, 2014) – Agriculture is currently one of America's most dangerous industries, with nearly 30 annual deaths per 100,000 work...
Although many beef producers experienced more than the usual number of hypothermia cases in calves born this year due to several days of sub-zero temp...
(AP) Ranchers in the Dakotas are starting to sign up for federal disaster aid to help them recover after an early October blizzard killed tens of...