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Soy Groups Seek Meeting with Trump on Waivers

The National Biodiesel Board and American Soybean Association have requested a meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss small refinery exemptions. In a letter to the President, NBB CEO Donnel... Read More

Cattle On Feed Report August *AUDIO*

 Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on August 1, 2019. The inventory was slightly above August 1, 2018. This is the highest August 1 inve... Read More

Canada-China Relations Strain over Politics, Trade

While the U.S. continues its trade war negotiations with China, Canada's relations with China are straining, as well. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada' won't back down' to various disputes with China. Meanwhile, China, which has mad... Read More

Big Ten Releases Conference Basketball Schedule

Lincoln – Five weekend Big Ten home games, including matchups with Purdue, Indiana and Wisconsin, highlight Nebraska's 2019-20 men's basketball conference schedule released Friday morning. The five home games include the Big Ten home opener against... Read More

Secure Beef Supply, Anaplasmosis Discussed At Dorrance Field Day

Benefits of a Secure Beef Supply (SBS) Plan, managing anaplasmosis in cowherds and locust tree/yucca shrub control were among the topics discussed at the final KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day. Nearly 100 ranchers attended the A... Read More

Rural Development Saves Nebraskans Energy Dollars

 LINCOLN, NEB. Aug. 23, 2019 – Nebraska Rural Development State Director Karl Elmshaeuser announces that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $203,493in Nebraska to reduce energy costs for agricultural producers and rural small... Read More

NDA announces Ft. Laramie Canal crop loss insurable

On Aug. 23, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman thanked US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the Risk Management Agency for the determination of an insurable event for those affected by t... Read More

Northeast Community College fundraising for new ag facility

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Northeast Community College is raising money to build new agriculture facilities on the college's Norfolk campus. Officials said Thursday what will become the Agriculture and Water Center of Excellence will give students an ... Read More

KDA Participates in Ag Trade Mission to Argentina

In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina, where the team attended the La Exposición Rural 2019, the most prominent livestock show in the country. In addition, the Kansas delegation had the oppor... Read More

Vietnamese Market Continues Demand Growth Despite ASF Challenges

There are no rearview mirrors on the motorbikes in Ho Chi Minh City, as the saying goes, implying the Vietnamese people never look backward, but stay focused on the future. That can-do, progressive attitude has established Vietnam as one of the fa... Read More

Nebraska court upholds state's approval of pipeline path

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court lifted one of the last major hurdles for the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday when it rejected another attempt to derail the project by opponents who wanted to force the developer to reapply for state app... Read More