AWA FARMER WILL WITHERSPOON JOINS CONGRESSWOMAN LOUISE SLAUGHTER IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN FARMING

WASHINGTON (MARCH 25, 2015)--  Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) joined forces with former NFL player turned Certified AWA farmer Will Witherspoon to reintroduce the Preservation of A... Read More

Fischer highlights how Senate Republican Budget will adhere to rules

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer Thursday highlighted how the Senate Republican Budget for 2016 will adhere to three basic rules: cut spending, balance the budget, and do it all without raising taxes. Fischer says there are flaws in the budget. "There's n... Read More

Statement by Bob Stallman Regarding the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – “State-led mandatory food labeling initiatives mislead consumers about the safety of GM foods, even though there is no credible evidence linking a food-safety or health risk to the consumption of GM foods. These... Read More

Nebraska senators delay vote to repeal prairie dog law

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska lawmakers have postponed a vote on bill that would prevent counties from killing black-tailed prairie dogs when residents complain about the animals on their property. Lawmakers adjourned for the week on Thursday without t... 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