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USCA Comments on Changes to FSIS Standards and Labeling

WASHINGTON - The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted comments today to the Food Safety and Inspection Services regarding changes to the Standards and Labeling Policy Book on “P... Read More

Governor’s Trade Delegation Returns from Vietnam

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed back a trade delegation led by Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman.  Wellman and NDA staff were in Vietnam August 6th-10th to promote Nebraska agriculture and to introd... Read More

Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

DES MOINES, Iowa — Former U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell, an Iowa farmer and soldier turned politician who served 16 years in Congress, has died. He was 84. The Democrat and former state Senate president, died at a Des Moines hospital on Friday after... Read More

NAFTA Talks Reach One-Year Mark, Close to U.S. Mexico Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation effort passed the one-year anniversary this week. A year ago Thursday, the U.S., Canada and Mexico convened for the start of the renegotiation talks. Now, the U.S. could be nearing a deal on NA... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - August 17, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news.  Story 1: FDA Extends FSMA Compliance Story 2: Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge Offers $145K in Startup Funds Story 3: 2018 America's Pig Farmer of the Year Finalists Announced Agric... Read More

U.S., China, Far Apart in Trade War Talks

A Chinese delegation will travel to the U.S. as part of the ongoing trade war as both sides “remain far apart.” China said Thursday the delegation will meet with U.S. Treasury Undersecretary David Malpass to discuss trade issues. However, the ... Read More

WOTUS Now in Effect in 26 States

MINNEAPOLIS (DTN) -- The 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, now is in effect in 26 states after a federal judge in South Carolina issued a nationwide injunction on a recent EPA rule that delayed the implementation of the Obama-era regulation... Read More

Court Deals Keystone XL a Setback

MINNEAPOLIS (DTN) -- The Trump administration recently issued a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline as part of a release of a federal review, concluding the proposed pipeline poses no significant threat to the environment. But, on W... Read More

Make the Most of August Recess

August presents a huge opportunity for agricultural advocacy, with federal lawmakers in their home districts, hosting constituent meetings and interacting directly with the people they were elected to serve. Lawmakers are interested in learning about... Read More

China Files WTO Complaint over U.S. Solar Tariffs

China’s latest shot in a tit-for-tat trade war is a World Trade Organization Complaint over U.S. solar tariffs. China filed a complaint with the WTO to help determine the legality of the U.S. policies, saying they not only harm China's rights but a... Read More

Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska endorse Bob Krist for Governor

For the first time in its 13-year existence, the Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON) have endorsed a candidate for office when the board voted to endorse Bob Krist for Governor of Nebraska. Krist had announced that he would run as an Independen... Read More