Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza case confirmed in Crawford County

MANHATTAN, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified Tuesday that samples collected from a commercial poultry flock in Crawford County tested positive for low pathogenic avian influ... Read More

Soy Growers: GMO Labeling Bill would Provide Clarity with a National Non-GMO Label

ST. LOUIS (March 25, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued its firm support today for a bill introduced and referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee that would provide for a national labeling standard for non-GMO foods. The... Read More

World corn harvest to drop 'sharply'

World corn production will see a "sharp" fall in 2015-16, thanks to a retreat in yields from bumper levels, with the reduced output driving a drop in inventories to a three-year low, the International Grains Council said. The intergovernmental gro... Read More

GROW Nebraska Marketech Conference taking place in Kearney

GROW Nebraska's MarkeTech Conference is being held in April at the Holiday Inn in Kearney. Marketing Trainer Sara Brownwood says the conference involves growing business. "Our MarkeTech Conference is actually GROW Nebraska's Annual Conference that... Read More

UAS Would Lower Costs and Environmental Impact of Farming

Unmanned Aerial Systems will make farming more efficient, lower operating costs, and reduce their environmental impact, NCGA Manager of Public Policy Clint Raine told a group of policymakers and reporters today during a panel about the applications o... Read More

Danger Look To Go To 4-0

The Nebraska Danger return to Grand Island for a home game against the Iowa Barnstormers on Friday night. Kickoff is slated for 7 PM at the Heartland Events Center, with the Danger currently leading the Intense Conference and rival Colorado in second... Read More

NMPF Applauds Introduction of Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation today praised the introduction of legislation in the House of Representatives that would establish federal standards for the safety and labeling of foods containing genetically modified organis... Read More

 Nebraska panel advances prison overhaul bill for debate

A bill designed to reduce Nebraska's prison crowding and expand parole services is slated for debate by lawmakers. A legislative committee voted 5-0 Wednesday to advance a measure sponsored by Senator Heath Mello of Omaha.    The bill is intended ... Read More

Farmer Co-ops Applaud Introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Washington, D.C. (March 25, 2015)-The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) today applauded the introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.). The legislation w... Read More

Subcommitee looks at potential retaliation against U.S. over COOL

Today, Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, held a public hearing to examine the implications of potential retaliatory measures against the United States in response... Read More

Farm Bureau Urges New York Mayor to Rein in Carriage Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Writing that horse caretakers take pride in protecting the health and safety of their animals and horse-drawn carriages are iconic guides to many American cities, the American Farm Bureau Federation has called on ... Read More