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Taiwan to Sign Letter of Intent to Purchase US Wheat

The Taiwan Flour Millers Association will be in Washington, D.C. in mid-September to sign a letter of intent to purchase U.S. Wheat. The U.S. Wheat Associates says the group will sign the letter Septe... Read More

Activists Targeting Biotech Groups Use Open-Record Requests Against Academics

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. (DTN) -- Over the summer, Kevin Folta has gone from being a relatively unknown college professor to being a favored target of activists who oppose biotech crops. Social media and websites have exploded in recent weeks atta... Read More

Kansas Wheat welcomes new Director of Governmental Affairs

Kansas Wheat is pleased to introduce Daniel Heady as the new Governmental Affairs Director. Heady began work on August 3, 2015, and is responsible for the legislative and grassroots efforts, including state, national and international legislation ... Read More

NCBA Members Receive up to 20 Percent off at Cabela’s

DENVER (August 31, 2015) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has announced a new member benefit in partnership with Cabela’s Corporate Outfitter. NCBA members can take advantage of the Cabela’s Corporate Outfitter program by recei... Read More

USDA Plans “Refresh” of Nation’s Largest Conservation Program

St. Paul, MN -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is planning a major “refresh” of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for 2016. The Izaak Walton League sees an opportunity to make this program w... Read More

Fair Food is Fair Fun

The food vendors at the Nebraska State Fair participated in the first annual New and Unique Food Contest.  A panel of celebrity judges picked the best of the best from entries on opening day of this year’s fair. According to Nebraska State Fair... Read More

Nebraska man pleads not guilty in sword attack on another

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ A Cozad man accused of attacking another man with a sword in July has pleaded not guilty to three counts in the case. The Kearney Hub reports that 40-year-old Fernando Garcia faces first-degree assault and two weapons counts i... Read More

Kansas Tax Amnesty Begins Tuesday

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansans who owe back taxes to the state should consider paying them in the next few weeks. The state is waiving interest and penalties on back taxes, starting Tuesday through Oct. 15. The amnesty program is available to Kansa... Read More

Higher marriage fees, prison reforms among new Nebraska laws

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A host of new laws are taking effect in Nebraska, leading to changes ranging from costlier marriage licenses to expanded opportunities for nonviolent prisoners to be released for parole and probation.   A total of 181 ... Read More

(Video) Antique Tractors a Crowd Pleaser at the Ne State Fair

The antique tractor display is back this year at the Nebraska State Fair with 162 tractors of all colors and sizes.  You can find the display on the south side of the Fonner Park racetrack near the combine rides. David Zumbrum of St. Libory is in... Read More

Drones Moving Ahead in Agriculture

2015 and 2016 could be when drones really start to take off in agriculture. At least that’s what a lot of those active in the drone community have been saying. “There is a lot of excitement around the world about this technology in agriculture... Read More