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Dairy Farms Take $4M Hit From Cows Lost in Blizzard

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost mil... Read More

Valmont and Prospera Technologies Announce Roadmap to Autonomous Crop Management Technology Through Global Partnership

OMAHA, Neb. and TEL-AVIV, Israel and SAN JOSE, Cailf., Feb. 20, 2019/PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and irrigation equipment fo... Read More

New Report Says Hold the Line on Chinese Tariffs, For Now

A new report out from the National Bureau of Asian Research warns the Trump Administration to temper its expectations on China significantly changing its economic policies. The bureau says China can’t make deep structural reforms to its economy ... Read More

Farm Groups Defend Crop Insurance Budget

Farmers and legislators celebrated the end of 2018 with the passage of a bipartisan Farm Bill that preserves the farm safety net and provides farmers with the tools they need to manage the unique risks of farming. As Congress begins the annual app... Read More

Farm Bureau: Lenders Say Farmers Dependent on Off-Farm Income

SAN DIEGO (DTN) -- So many farmers are dependent on off-farm income in today's economy that lenders say the worst threat to farmers is a general economic recession, the chief economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation said here Tuesday. "Farm... Read More

NWB announces District 1 Board of Director Opening

LINCOLN, Neb – A directorship position for District 1 of the Nebraska Wheat Utilization, Development and Marketing Board (NWB) is open for appointment by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Applications should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Ma... Read More

Kinder Morgan to expand Chicago ethanol hub to calm price manipulation concerns

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Kinder Morgan Inc will expand loading capacity at its ethanol terminal in Chicago to address producer concerns that trade at the terminal - a benchmark for global ethanol prices - is vulnerable to manipulation, three people ... Read More

Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5

Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 C... Read More

March Pesticide/Dicamba/Chemigation Trainings

Trainings held in the month of March for Buffalo and Hall Counties are the following: Private Pesticide Training March 6th at the Hall County Extension Office from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. with Chemigation Training in the afternoon from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. ... Read More

Chancellor elected as state pork president

Tim Chancellor of Broken Bow, Nebraska was elected as President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) at their Annual Meeting held on February 13, 2019 at the Graduate in Lincoln, Nebraska. Joining Chancellor as NPPA’s new leaders are P... Read More

Ricketts meets with government, business leaders in Mexico

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is once again promoting Nebraska to Mexican business and government leaders. Ricketts visited the country last week for the second time in two years on an international trade mission. He's the first U.S. g... Read More