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NCBA President Testifies on the Farm Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Today, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Tracy Brunner testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. Brunner, ... Read More

Study: Corn Exports Add $74.7 Billion To US Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Exports of U.S. corn and corn products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output in 2014, with sales of all U.S. feed grain products contributing $82 billion, according to a new analysis conducted by Informa Econ... Read More

Voluntary Water Quality Program in Iowa Not Without Challenges

The Associated Press is reporting that Iowa’s voluntary state program that aims to improve water quality practices at farms around Iowa is entering its fourth year and facing new questions regarding credibility of the voluntary approach, and well a... Read More

(AUDIO) NE Farm Bureau Board Discusses Policies in DC

Nebraska Farm Bureau Board members are in DC this week promoting Nebraska agriculture. The group returns on Wednesday, May 25. The annual board trip usual takes place in March had been moved to May. NE Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says, “It'... Read More

GOP governors, including Nebraska ask FCC to address illegal prison cellphones

COLUMBIA, S.C.  South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is among 10 Republican governors urging the Federal Communications Commission to give states more autonomy in combatting cellphone use by inmates who have them illegally in prison. Haley on Monday w... Read More

Monsanto to reject Bayer bid, seek higher price - sources

Monsanto Co (MON.N) will reject Bayer AG's (BAYGn.DE) $62 billion acquisition bid and seek a higher price, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. While Monsanto sees industrial logic in a combination with Bayer and believes a deal wo... Read More

Farm Labor, Costs on the Northern Plains

In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 34,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 10-16, 2016, down 3% from the April 2015 reference week, accordi... Read More

(Video) Overton Adds Wrestling Room

Overton high school completed its multipurpose room earlier this spring. Superintendent Mark Aten says the project cost  $250,000 dollars as the district saved up for this addition. The room which is 90 x 45 feet will serve as the new practice facil... Read More

NAWG Names Goule New CEO

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) selected Chandler Goule as their new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 5. Goule has served as the National Farmers Union's senior vice president of programs since 2014 and originally joined th... Read More

Clayton Yeutter Named Honorary NAFB Member

During the recent NAFB Board of Directors Meeting in Washington D.C. the board approved Honorary NAFB Membership to two individuals who have contributed greatly to the business of Farm Broadcasting, and the U.S. agriculture industry.  NAFB welcomes ... Read More

Theft and alcohol offenses among cases handled by Lex P.D.

The Lexington Police Department is looking into the theft of $550 from the Walmart store. It was reported Friday afternoon as individuals working together are suspected of working together in a quick change scheme. Shortly after mid... Read More