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Groups Respond to Organic Rule Withdrawal

The USDA announced its intent to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule. The National Farmers Union supported the intent of the rule, saying it would improve the consistenc... Read More

Amtrack Derailment in Washington State

TACOMA, WASHINGTON - An Amtrak train traveling from Seattle to Portland, Ore., derailed near a highway overpass in Tacoma on Monday morning, causing at least multiple deaths and injuries, officials there say. The derailment took place on the I-5 ... Read More

Chairman Roberts Applauds USDA Decision to Spare Organic Livestock, Poultry Producers from Crushing Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After years of challenging the rule, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement of a proposed... Read More

FCA Reports on Agricultural Economic Conditions

The Farm Credit Administration released a quarterly report on economic issues affecting agriculture and updated the financial condition of the Farm Credit System. The report says the USDA is predicting farm income will stabilize near its historica... Read More

National average gas price drops 3 cents for regular to $2.51

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.51. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that further declines are likely because U.S. gas supplies are... Read More

The Soy Checkoff Is Working To Turn Soybean Oil Into Liquid Gold.

Soybeans are crushed for meal. This unspoken belief permeates the soy value chain, supported by increases in the output of global animal ag operations and past blows to commodity soybean oil in food markets. Some would go as far as describing soybean... Read More

Coalition Wants Federal Ag Budget to Increase

More than 70 agricultural groups sent a letter to congressional leaders asking for an increase in the agricultural budget for the 2018 Ag Appropriations Bill that Congress is developing. The Hagstrom Report quotes the letter as saying the coalitio... Read More

Technology helps Nebraska tax auditors target non-filers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Taxpayers who have avoided filling a return in Nebraska in recent years could face greater scrutiny thanks to new technology adopted by the state revenue department. The Nebraska Department of Revenue is ramping up its effor... Read More

Commerce's Ross Insists US Is Not Exiting Asia

While the US pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said at an event put on by the Atlantic Council that the US is not pulling out of the region. "We are not withdrawing from Asia," Ross stated. "T... Read More

Huskers Win Big On The Road

San Jose, Calif. - Maddie Simon scored a career-high 20 points to lead a balanced Nebraska attack, as the Huskers rolled to a 81-55 women's basketball victory over San Jose State at the Event Center on Sunday afternoon. Nebraska notched its fourth st... Read More

Roby placed on AP All-America first team

SEWARD, Neb. – Senior Tarence Roby has established a reputation as one of the top defensive players in the NAIA. Over the past week, Roby had already been named a NAIA second team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association and a nom... Read More