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SCOTUS Rejects Petition Challenging Wetlands Determination

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected South Dakota farmer Arlen Foster's petition asking the court to consider a USDA procedure to determine wetlands on his 0.8 acres in the Prairie Pothole region. (Photo c... Read More

Five Myths About the Veterinary Feed Directive

The new requirements for the Veterinary Feed Directive were officially in effect as of January first, but not without misconceptions. Producers must obtain authorization or a prescription to purchase medically important antibiotics for use in anim... Read More

World Dairy Expo Recognition Award Nominations Closing Soon

Time is limited to nominate deserving individuals for the 2017 World Dairy Expo Recognition Awards. The nomination window is open through February 1 for the four award categories, including Dairy Woman, Dairyman, Industry and International Persons of... Read More

One Seed Company Pres says Dow-DuPont Merger is Good for the Midwest

Tom Burrus, president of Burrus Hybrids, a seed corn, soybean and alfalfa marketer in the Midwest, believes the merger of Dow and DuPont is good for American agriculture. “Combining the two companies, which have R&D capabilities that complem... Read More

Supreme Court to Hear WOTUS Case

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a legal challenge as to whether an appeals court in Cincinnati is the proper venue for a number of lawsuits filed on the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule. On Friday, the high court ruled... Read More

Preparing for Farm Loan Renewal Time

Shortly before Christmas, I was watching a Christmas movie with my family about a farm family who was in jeopardy of losing the operation if they didn’t come up with the required payments by January 2. You can guess, as well as I did, that it was a... Read More

(AUDIO) Ice and Winter Storm warnings continue into Monday

Hear interview with Meteorologist Merl Heinlein in the Hastings National Weather Service Office on a review of weather activity on Sunday and projection in Monday. Recorded at 8:15pm Sunday. ...ICE STORM WARNING TONIGHT INTO MONDAY NIGHT FOR P... Read More

Incoming White House Chief Tells Sen. Moran: Ag Secretary is a Priority

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) last week contacted the incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus regarding the Trump transition team’s progress selecting a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary nominee: “Not only... Read More

Soybean Trade Travels Build Business, Personal Ties

 Nebraska farmers export more than half of the soybeans they grow. Nationwide, more than 60 percent of the soybean crop is shipped to other nations. But strong export markets don’t just happen. It takes a lot of time and effort to build the kinds ... Read More

Farmer Nominations to Grant Programs Help Drive Students in Science and Math

The number of jobs with an emphasis in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is expected to grow significantly over the next ten years, according to the National Science and Math Initiative. To help K-12 educators enhance their STEM curric... Read More

Nebraska Extension Board Boot Camps Planned

Rural communities are supported by numerous nonprofits organized to manage local projects and events. With the year winding down boards start preparing to transition new members. While willing to serve in new leadership roles, many folks come onto bo... Read More