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U.S. Pork Industry Seeks 2019 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow

DES MOINES, IOWA – Oct. 15, 2018 – The National Pork Board is searching for the next Pig Farmers of Tomorrow, with applications now open through Nov. 12 at www.pigfarmersoftomorrow.com. The awar... Read More

Mexican Buying Team Visits Local White Corn Operations To Learn How To Buy

Washington, D.C. – White corn grain buyers from Mexico are in the United States to see U.S. grain production and the U.S. export system for themselves – from harvest to shipping – in Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, Kentucky and Minnesota. The te... Read More

Feed Grain Buyers, Suppliers Head to Minneapolis Next Week for Export Exchange 2018

A cadre of international buyers and end-users of coarse grains and co-products from more than 35 countries are scheduled to arrive in Minneapolis next week for Export Exchange 2018, ready to meet with U.S. suppliers and service providers across the v... Read More

K-State Wheat Breeding Program provides benefits to farmers

The Wheat Breeding program at Kansas State University is about more than just developing new wheat varieties for Kansas. While the release of superior varieties is an end goal of the program, many other aspects benefit Kansas farmers. Many of the whe... Read More

NDSU Offers Advice on Drying Soybeans

A challenging soybean harvest is creating many questions related to storage and drying, according to Ken Hellevang, agricultural engineer with the North Dakota State University Extension Service. Soybeans at 11% moisture have storage charact... Read More

Kansas State Fair's new director looks ahead

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State Fair's new director hopes to overcome challenges in order to grow the annual end-of-summer event in Hutchinson. Robin Jennison recently took over the fair after leading the Kansas Department of Wildlife, ... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - Oct. 15, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news and information! Stories: - Casey's Expanding E15 Availability - Monsanto Lawsuit Update - U.S. Sales of Tractors Increases More video from the Rural Radio Network: ...... Read More

E15 Now THANK YOU Bus Tour Stops in HASTINGS on Monday

Chief Ethanol Fuels in Hastings, 4225 E South Street, welcomes a visit from the E15 Now bus, Monday, October 15 from 11am to 1pm. The bus is traveling across the heartland to thank supporters of E15 for their efforts to end outdated restrictions a... Read More

Nation's largest egg producer buying Texas egg farm

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The nation's largest producer of fresh eggs is buying a Texas egg producer. Cal-Maine Foods of Jackson, Mississippi, announced Wednesday that it would buy Featherland Egg Farms. Featherland has 600,000 egg-laying hens an... Read More

Stalk and Grain Quality Likely to Decline During Wet Weather

Stalk and ear rot diseases continue to become more evident in many cornfields across Nebraska where prolonged periods of wet weather have delayed corn harvest. Producers should monitor for diseases in their fields and make decisions about which field... Read More

(AUDIO) The Crop Residue Exchange Continues to Link Growers and Grazers

In Nebraska, it is common to see cattle grazing corn residue. In addition to providing a winter feed resource, this practice can be used as a management option to increase the amount and rate of corn residue breakdown. (AUDIO) Crop Residue Exchang... Read More