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First Week Crop Progress Includes Soybean Data

U.S. corn planting jumped to a near-normal pace while national soybean planting was ahead of the five-year average in USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday afternoon. USDA estimated 17... Read More

New Online Tool Helps Growers Find On-Farm Research Results

A new tool is available on the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network website that allows growers to click on a map of Nebraska to find out about research projects conducted on farms in their area. The result finder contains over 600 studies and is upd... Read More

Farm Bureau Survey Shows Nebraska Farm And Ranch Families Suffer Most From Obamacare

According to the Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB), a recent survey of Nebraska Farm Bureau members strongly indicates that farm and ranch families are negatively impacted at a much higher level than their urban counterparts as they cope with exponential g... Read More

First Farmer Lawsuit on Deck Against Syngenta Over China Trade

The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits will go to trial on Monday against Syngenta over its decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China approved it for imports. The lawsuits allege Syng... Read More

I-80 three vehicle accident critically injures one

UTICA - A Grand Island man is in critical condition after a three vehicle collision Sunday on Interstate 80 near the Utica exit. According to the York County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 3:30 a.m. at mile marker 364 a westbound 1991 Buick LeS... Read More

Senate Set to Confirm Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary. Perdue would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades. He's the son of a farmer and has owned several agricult... Read More

2017 In-Depth Wheat Diagnostic School in Hutchinson, May 10-11

K-State Research and Extension will hold its 2017 Wheat In-Depth Diagnostic School on May 10 and 11 at the South Central Kansas Experiment Field, 10620 S. Dean Road, Hutchinson. On May 10, the hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On May 11, the hours are 8 a.m... Read More

Alfred Corey III appointed to Ninth Judicial County Judgeship

    LINCOLN –  Governor Pete Ricketts on Friday appointed Alfred E. Corey III to the Ninth Judicial County Court of Nebraska   Corey, 43, is an associate attorney at Shamberg, Wolf, McDermott & Depue.  Before his 7.... Read More

IA House Republicans Advance Water Quality Bill but Came Up Short

Iowa Soybean Association CEO Kirk Leeds issued this statement following Saturday’s adjournment of the Iowa legislature. “This year’s legislative session was a missed opportunity to act boldly on improving Iowa’s water. “While the Iowa... Read More

RFA to EPA: Keep the RFS on Track in 2018

The DC Circuit Court on Monday, April 24, holds oral arguments on challenges to the 2014-2016 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements. The program has supporters and detractors among both political parties. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt h... Read More

EPA Head Says His Agency Is Getting Back To Basics

Speaking at an Earth Day Texas forum Friday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt refuted the notion his agency would sit idle under President Donald Trump's watch. He also challenged the argument that President Barack Obama's a... Read More