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University Regents promote two NCTA faculty

Tee Bush and Jeremy Sievers of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis have been promoted and now each carries the title of associate professor at NCTA. Their promotions in rank wer... Read More

(VIDEO) Ibach Touts TPP Following Trade Discussion

Nebraska State Ag Director Greg Ibach moderated a round table Friday during an Aksarben/National Association of State Directors of Agriculture Agribusiness Luncheon in Omaha. On the panel was Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Ag Michael Scuse, Argen... Read More

(AUDIO) Governor Ricketts Proclaims Ethanol Day

Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts and USDA Acting Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse will joined ethanol industry leaders to introduce E15, a fuel blend containing 15 percent ethanol, to the Omaha market. E15 is now available to passenger vehicles model ... Read More

US Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent, NE Down 5 and KS Up 11

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.1 million head on September 1, 2016. The inventory was 1 percent above September 1, 2015. Placements in feedlots d... Read More

(AUDIO) Cuban Flour Millers Exchange Information with Kansas Wheat Farmers

Kansas Wheat is hosting an informational exchange with a group of Cuban flour mill professionals this week. This first-of-its-kind event allows these Cuban millers to experience Kansas farming and its wheat industry first hand. The millers represent ... Read More

China Imposes Duties on US DDG

China's Ministry of Commerce said Friday that it was imposing antidumping duties on distillers dried grains imported from the U.S. In its preliminary ruling, the ministry said the U.S. was dumping distillers' dried grains in China, damaging the dome... Read More

Local Students Place in Range Judging Competition

Did you know that there are more acres of rangeland than any other category in Nebraska?  Rangeland totals 24 million acres with an additional 1.5 million acres of land previously farmed and seeded back to grasses.  Together, these grasslands occup... Read More

(AUDIO) AFBF President Experiences NE Beef

American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) president Zippy Duvall is spending the first two years as president traveling to all 50 states. He was elected as president in January of 2016. Duvall spent part of this week in Nebraska. While campaigning fo... Read More

German Lawmakers Call on Regulators to Curb the Bayer/Monsanto Deal

A parliamentary session in Germany clearly highlighted the backlash to Bayer’s proposed buy of Monsanto as a debate Wednesday in the lower house of parliament, called by the opposition Green Party, showed deep resistance to Bayer buying a U.S. comp... Read More

(AUDIO) State Ag Directors Converge In Lincoln

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) is celebrating their 100th year during their annual meeting taking place in Lincoln this week. This year, NASDA is focusing on four top priorities: Implementation of FDA's F... Read More

Greenpeace Co-founder Changes Stance on Biotech

Co-founder of Greenpeace, Patrick Moore, is now a supporter of biotechnology. The change represents an about-face move by the environmental leader regarding biotech, something the organization has opposed for years. Moore was the keynote speaker at t... Read More