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Even One Infected Chicken Could Have a Global Impact

LAUREL, Miss.-- With the USDA's confirmation of Avian Influenza in southern Tennessee, Alabama, and now Kentucky, the virus has struck the United States for the fourth year in a row. Since the first ... Read More

Man pinned under gates on Stanton County farm, officials say

Authorities say a man has been injured in an accident on a Stanton County farm. Norfolk radio station KNEN reports that medics and deputies were sent just after noon Wednesday to the farm about 10 miles southeast of Stanton. The Stanton County Sh... Read More

U.S. biodiesel industry calls out illegal trading

Jefferson City – Today the National Biodiesel Board filed an antidumping and countervailing duty petition, making the case that Argentine and Indonesian companies are violating trade laws by flooding the U.S. market with dumped and subsidized... Read More

Kentucky Cattleman Testifies before U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) – Today, Tim White, a cattle producer from Lexington, Kentucky, testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the future of America’s small famil... Read More

Rural Nebraska population loss may be slowing, figures show

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ New U.S. Census Bureau figures show the loss of population in rural Nebraska may be slowing. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that, according to the bureau's 2016 updates to population figures for counties and metropolitan are... Read More

Bird flu confirmed at another Alabama farm

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Agriculture officials say bird flu has been confirmed at another commercial chicken farm in Alabama. The low-pathogenic illness found in birds at a Cullman County farm is similar to the one found in two other commercial oper... Read More

Man pinned under gates on Stanton County farm

STANTON, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a man has been injured in an accident on a Stanton County farm. Norfolk radio station KNEN reports that medics and deputies were sent just after noon Wednesday to the farm about 10 miles southeast of Stanton. ... Read More

MF Global, PwC Reach Settlement

Bankrupt brokerage MF Global, run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, has reached a settlement with its former accounting firm, PwC, ending a potentially multibillion dollar dispute between the companies. Terms of the settlement were not dis... Read More

Omaha elementary teacher arrested on drug suspicion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha elementary teacher has been arrested on suspicion of selling methamphetamine. Omaha television station WOWT reports that 37-year-old Jesse Stull was arrested Friday on suspicion of delivery of a controlled substance. S... Read More

Analysis shows LB338 would dramatically slow the rate of growth in ag property tax valuations

WEST POINT – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new analysis of LB338, an ag land property tax reform proposal introduced by Senator Lydia Brasch of Bancroft.  The analysis shows that total ag land valuations statewide would have grown about... Read More

White House Working to Ease Agriculture Concerns about Trade Policy

The Trump administration is working to allay the concerns of some in the agriculture industry that new trade deals negotiated by the White House could leave U.S. agriculture exports behind. Ray Starling, special assistant to the president on agricul... Read More