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Checkoff Scientists Help McDonald’s USA  Create Dairy-Focused Offerings

Dairy checkoff scientists who work onsite at McDonald’s headquarters have helped the chain launch three items that continue its commitment to elevate dairy and provide customers with great-tasting m... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report Jerry Stowell Country Futures *AUDIO*

Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly cattle-on-feed report, released at 3:00 p.m. ET Friday, and analysts' estimates as compiled by the Wall Street Journal. In million head. Numbers USDA's Average Range 2018 2017 estimated of analys... Read More

Lincoln man charged in crash death of 8-year-old boy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A man has been charged in the crash death of an 8-year-old boy in Lincoln. Court records show 22-year-old Brandon Valentine was charged Thursday with manslaughter. The records don't list the name an attorney who could comment ... Read More

KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission to Argentina

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Argentina from July 24 to Aug. 1, 2018. In an effort to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetic... Read More

Farmers for Free Trade: Tariffs Make American Farmers a Target

Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, says the Section 301 tariff announcement against China is bad news for American agriculture. The group says these tariffs will put a target on the backs of American farmers. Kuehl says, ... Read More

Former Nebraska Farm Bureau President Bryce Neidig  Passes Away at the age of 86

LINCOLN, NEB. – Bryce Neidig, the second longest serving president of Nebraska Farm Bureau, was remembered for being an articulate and popular president who was enthusiastic about the future of Farm Bureau and agriculture. He died March 22 at the a... Read More

Omnibus Spending Bill Also Contains Livestock “Fixes”

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association was pleased to see that the omnibus appropriations spending bill released on Wednesday night has what it called “two commonsense solutions to regulatory overreach in the Fiscal Year 2018.” The spending bill i... Read More

Man in work dispute ends up with pliers lodged in his skull

PLAINVIEW, Neb. (AP) _ Northeast Nebraska authorities say a man involved in a dispute at work ended up with rusty pliers lodged in his skull. Station KNEN reports that the assault occurred Wednesday afternoon at a business near Plainview. The Pier... Read More

Congressional Spending Bill Includes DAIRY PRIDE Act Language in Victory for Milk Labeling Standards

ARLINGTON, VA – The congressional spending bill approved Thursday in the House and awaiting final vote in the Senate directs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take action against mislabeled imitation dairy foods, representing a major v... Read More

Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth

Lincoln, Neb. --  The Nebraska economy will continue to grow through the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The indicator, a composite of economic factors... Read More

Improving the health of honey bees

Seshadri and her team of CSU researchers have received a $488,000 Pollinator Health Fund grant awarded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan congressional support in the 2014 Farm Bill, to st... Read More