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John Deere Stepping In To Fill Farm Finance Void

For nearly two centuries, Deere and Co. has built equipment to help farmers and ranchers. Now, the company's financial muscle is doing more of the work. Throughout the Farm Belt, low prices for cor... Read More

Mexican Ambassador Addresses Corn Congress Delegation

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has benefited both the American and Mexican agriculture industries, and Mexico is optimistic about the prospects of modernizing the trade agreement, Mexican Ambassador Gerónimo Gutiérrez told more tha... Read More

H-2A Program May Be Expanded

The House Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment to the fiscal 2018 Homeland Security Spending Bill that would help dairy producers and other farmers that need year round labor. The amendment would expand the types of businesses that can ap... Read More

Amber Alert in Omaha aided in capture of abductor

An Amber Alert was issued in Omaha shortly before 5:30pm yesterday for an 8-year-old boy. The boy, Driver Smith, was reportedly taken by his father, 33-year-old Michael Westerholm. The suspect's car was spotted at a Fremont gas station aro... Read More

Perdue Applauds President Trump for Selections of McKinney & Clovis for USDA Posts

(Washington, D.C., July 19, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded President Donald J. Trump’s declaration of intent to nominate Ted McKinney for Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs and Dr. Sam... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

July 19th INTERLEAGUE= Final San Francisco 5 Cleveland 4 Final L.A. Dodgers 9 Chi White Sox 1, 8 Innings Final L.A. Angels 7 Washington 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Minnesota 6 N-Y Yankees 1 Final Seattle 4 Houston 1 Final Oakland 7 T... Read More

Atypical Version of BSE Should Not Impact U.S. Trade Status

OMAHA (DTN) -- An 11-year-old Alabama cow has tested positive for an atypical variety of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, USDA announced on Tuesday. USDA stated the animal never entered slaughter channels and at no time presented a risk to the food... Read More

Secretary Perdue Announces New Leadership for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services

(Washington, D.C., July 19, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today named three individuals to take on leadership roles within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services (FNCS). Brandon Li... Read More

National Sorghum Foundation Awards Annual Scholarships

LUBBOCK, TEXAS - The National Sorghum Foundation awarded three scholarships to students who have shown an appreciation for the sorghum industry. The 2017 Sorghum Challenge Scholarship recipient is Chris Weber, a senior agronomy major at Kansas Sta... Read More

Omaha Hosts Tour Stop

Omaha hosts the Pinnacle Bank Championship at the Club at Indian Creek this week. A number of players with Nebraska ties will play in this event which is a stop on the tour. Those notables scheduled to play include, Brandon Crick of McCook, R... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Rallies Behind Updates to Rural Infrastructure

Washington, D.C.— Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing examining the state of infrastructure in rural America. Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11), Ranking Member Collin Peterson (MN-7) and members of the committee heard from witn... Read More