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K-State adds online training for Extension Master Gardeners

MANHATTAN, Kan. – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kansas State University’s Extension Master Gardener program is planning to offer a statewide online training option this fall for those wanting to join the popular group. Cheryl Boyer, an... Read More

Pork Checkoff Weekly Update

This week, National Pork Board CEO Bill Even shares how the Pork Checkoff is working to support America’s pig farmers in the month of August  Ensure Your Voice is Heard – The National Pork Board’s new annual planning process is underwa... Read More

Crop Diseases Spreading and Increasing

Southern rust continues to spread across eastern Nebraska. To date, southern rust has been reported in 45 Nebraska counties (Figure 1). You can follow the southern rust tracking website to view where southern rust has been confirmed. Remember that ... Read More

Great American Outdoors Act

On Wednesday morning of this week, in the elegant East Room of the White House, beneath a portrait of Teddy Roosevelt, the most significant advancement in community conservation in decades, the Great American Outdoors Act, was signed into law.  It ... Read More

House Subcommittee Calls on USDA to Assist Producers

In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Wednesday, House Agriculture Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman Jim Costa of California and Ranking Member David Rouzer of North Carolina, joined by Full Committee Chairman Col... Read More

Big Ten Pumps Breaks On Fall Sports

The Big Ten Conference announced today, (Saturday)  based on the advice and counsel of the Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Big Ten Sports Medicine Committee, that, until further notice, all institutions will remain in the... Read More

Dietary Guidelines Play Crucial Role for Americans

From school nutrition programs and the food we serve our nation’s service members, to the advice dieticians and physicians provide, as the cornerstone for all federal nutrition policy and guidance, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) impact... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Troy Nielson of Smart Yield

This is a week many are ready to put to bed. Reality check is good once and awhile USDA Report next week Not everything isn't negative out there where is the ethanol market at right now don't become a buyer right now Funds still... Read More

Cookie Baking Showdown! | Friday Five | Aug. 7, 2020

Tuesday was National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, so in honor of the celebration, Rebel and Alex baked five variations of the cookie and put it to a taste test. Which recipe was supreme? Watch to find out! RECIPES: 5) Original Chocolate Ch... Read More


08-07-20 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 272 Beans - 793 Humphrey Corn - 272 Beans - 792 Laurel Corn - 277 Beans - 796 Monroe Corn - 275 Beans - 797 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 279 Beans - 797 Royal Hub Corn - 277 Beans - 796 Wakefield Corn - 268 ... Read More

ACE statement on 15-year anniversary of the RFS

Sioux Falls, SD – Tomorrow marks the 15-year anniversary of Congress enacting the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program authorized under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and expanded under the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) in 2007. Ame... Read More

Rep. Fortenberry signs onto bill that could offer $500 million to fairs

Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry has signed on to a bill that could help fairgrounds survive the pandemic. The Agricultural Fairs Rescue Act (H.R. 7883) has bipartisan support and has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives to ... Read More

Harvest on the horizon near Henderson, NE | Fridays in the Field | Ep. 11

Shalee is back with an update with Matthew Hiebner of rural Henderson, Nebraska! Hiebner primarily grows corn, mixing soybeans into the rotation to help control rootworm and other diseases. He also raises cattle. This year, Hiebner is experimen... Read More

Smith to Hold Virtual Agriculture Summit

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host a Virtual Agriculture Summit, with online sessions each morning from Tuesday, August 18, through Friday, August 21. Those interested in attending must pre-register for each session indiv... Read More