Kansas Corn Supports Rep. Pompeo's Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Bill

Kansas Representative Mike Pompeo and Rep. G.K. Buttterfield (D-NC) introduced a bipartisan bill today that would create a national, science-based labeling standard for GMO foods. The Kansas Corn Grow... Read More

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 Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA) (H.R.... Read More

Dawson Area Development 2015 Leadership Class hosting Enter the Crockpot Contest in April

The Dawson Area Development 2015 Leadership Class has chosen to host a fundraiser for the Dawson County Historical Museum on Saturday, April 11th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Museum Director Crystal Werger says there are multiple parts to the Enter the Crockp... Read More

ICYMI: Trade Policies That Work for America's Farmers and Ranchers

By Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) Roll Call Agriculture is a cornerstone of our national economy, supporting 16 million jobs both on and off the farm. American farmers and ranchers are the most innovative and productive in the world, providing us w... Read More

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza case confirmed in Crawford County

MANHATTAN, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified Tuesday that samples collected from a commercial poultry flock in Crawford County tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). The flock will be depopulated on T... 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