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Beef Cattle Contribute to Sustainable Food System

A recent study by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization says cattle raised for beef production play a key role in maintaining a sustainable food system. Meat industry publication ... Read More

Democrats Want WOTUS Untouched

A group of 20 Democratic U.S. senators and an independent senator is opposed to rescinding the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule, which is still tied up in court, according to a letter sent to the heads of the U.S. Environmental Protec... Read More

Kansas Farmland Values Continue to Slide

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas farmland values have dropped an average of 11 percent over the past two years, pulled down by lower grain and livestock prices and a dramatic drop in farm and ranch income. The downward trend is likely to continue through 2... Read More

Kansas State University Receives 2,300 Acres of Farmland

A couple from northern Kansas have donated 2,300 acres of farmland for Kansas State University to develop a research farm to study sustainable agricultural practices. The Salina Journal reports that Alton residents Harold and Olympia Lonsinger's d... Read More

Censky, McKinney Highlight USDA Roles, Priorities to Senators

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a confirmation hearing Tuesday for the prospective deputy agriculture secretary and USDA undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. Steve Censky, chief executive officer of th... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board offers new flex fuel pump grant incentive for fuel retailers

The Nebraska Corn Board recently allocated funds in its 2017-18 fiscal year budget to further develop the renewable fuel infrastructure in Nebraska.Ne Through a grant program, the Nebraska Corn Board will award qualifying retailers up to $50,000 f... Read More

(VIDEO) Corn, cattle prices may rise

Dan Basse, president of AgResource Co., predicts an upward trend in cattle and grain prices. He spoke at the recent Feeding Quality Forum, giving his market update. ...... Read More

Tips to avoid subsoil compaction during row crop harvest

Across much of Kansas the soil conditions are dry as of the time of this publication. On one hand that’s a problem for crop production, but on the bright side, soil compaction is less of a problem when soil conditions are dry. Soil water content is... Read More

USDA Designates Two Counties in South Dakota as Primary Natual Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Nebraska

WASHINGTON — In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in SouthDakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Douglas and Todd counties in SouthDakota as primary natur... Read More

Bonds for Kansas Tyson Plant on Hold

OMAHA (DTN) -- As opposition builds against a proposed Tyson Foods chicken processing plant near Tonganoxie, Kansas, the Leavenworth County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to rescind a resolution that would have been the first step in issuing abo... Read More

Nebraska Corn reminds Ag Workers, Rural Residents and Visitors to be Safe this Harvest Season

LINCOLN, Neb. – As farmers begin harvesting their crops this fall, the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association encourage farmers, as well as rural residents and visitors, to take a moment for safety near farming operations to avoi... Read More