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Kansas Animal Health Officials Monitor Equine Disease in Finney County

The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) is continuing to monitor a facility in Finney County where six horses tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) last... Read More

National Young Farmers Coalition’s Lindsey Shute receives Eating Well Magazine’s 2017 American Food Heroes Award

HUDSON, NY – Aug. 22 – Lindsey Lusher Shute, the Co-founder and Executive Director of the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC), has been named one of EatingWell magazine’s top ten 2017 American Food Heroes for her work supporting young ... Read More

Macie Wippel Ag Educator attends CASE Conference and Develops Soybean Classroom Curriculum

(FAIRBANKS, ALASKA) – Macie Wippel has completed a STEM based CASE (Curriculum for AgriScience Education) training the past two weeks in Fairbanks, Alaska on Natural Resources and Ecology.  Through a Nebraska FFA Foundation scholarship, funded by ... Read More

EU Probes Bayer's Planned Buyout of Monsanto

The European Union's anti-trust watchdog said Tuesday that it has launched a probe into German chemical maker Bayer's planned acquisition of U.S. seed and weed-killer company Monsanto. The European Commission, which polices competition in Europe, sa... Read More

GRASSLAND STUDIES FALL SEMINAR SERIES BEGINS AUG. 28

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – The 23rd annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands, including what drives profits, fitting p... Read More

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll. Local grocery stores maintain market sha... Read More

(VIDEO) 2017 Midwestern Crop Tour Kicked Off Monday

The Farm Journal Midwestern Crop Tour, for the western leg, started Monday morning in Sioux City, South Dakota. participants made their way to Grand Island, Nebraska, on several different routes. Final averages of corn yields and pod bean coun... Read More

Study Shows Positive Impact of American Sheep Industry

A new Sheep Industry Economic Impact Study completed recently shows that sheep continue to be a good investment for America. The impact analysis revealed that every one dollar spent in sheep and sheep-related production added an additional $2.87 t... Read More

USDA NASS to Collect 2017 Small Grain Production and Stocks Data

LINCOLN, Neb. – During the first two weeks of September, growers of small grains around the country will be contacted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The agency is taking a comprehensive... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Perdue Details Response to Recent Wildfires

(Washington. D.C.- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  outlined the U.S. Forest Service’s assets and responses to a recent outbreak of extreme wildfires over large parts of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies.  The fires, affecting... Read More

Farm Debt Likely to Reach All-Time High in 2017

Low commodity prices have made things tough by bringing down land values, tightening balance sheets, and increasing the stress level of America’s producers. Unfortunately, that means farmers are continuing to take on more debt. The amount of out... Read More