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Senator Roberts & K-State Pres. Gen. Myers Look Ahead to Safeguard Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Kansas State University President General Richard Myers’ critical testimony on the remaining challenges to agriculture security before the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) Wednesday said ... Read More

Nebraska Extension offers 2018 training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted use pesticides (RUPs) ... Read More

Canada and Mexico Working to Strengthen Trade Ties

While the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are in between rounds, Mexico and Canada are still busy talking trade. Canada’s Ag Minister just wrapped up a two-day trip to Mexico City aimed at strengthening their bilateral relationship... Read More

Kansas Water Authority Approves 2018 Surplus Water Report

This week the Kansas Water Authority (KWA) met in the city of McPherson for their December meeting. They also had the opportunity to tour the Kansas Municipalities Utilities (KMU) Facility. The KWA received updates on vital water projects and issues... Read More

Commodity Organizations Support Science-Based Trade Regulations At WTO Ministerial

Members of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), USA Rice, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) and the National Barley Growers Association (NBG... Read More

USDA Seeks Public Input on Child Nutrition Food Crediting

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a public invitation to submit ideas on food crediting, the system that defines how each food item fits into a meal for the National School Lunch Program and oth... Read More

Cattle industry leaders mentor NCTA Aggies

CURTIS, Neb. - Aggie students are joining cattle producers and industry leaders as members of Nebraska’s largest beef industry organization. Animal Science students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis recently attended the N... Read More

Conaway Ready For Farm Bill Work

House Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway is ready to get rolling on the farm bill in 2018. Politico also mentioned he’s not worried about a push to overhaul welfare potentially making the process more complicated. The Republican from Texas... Read More

ASA Introduces New Class of DuPont Young Leaders

St. Louis, MO (December 13, 2017) The 34th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young leaders recently began their leadership journey at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. The Johnston training session was the first phase... Read More

Registration Now Open for 2018 World Meat Congress

For the first time in more than 20 years, the world’s premier gathering of red meat industry leaders is coming to the United States. Hosted by the International Meat Secretariat (IMS) and the U.S. Meat Export Federation(USMEF), the 22nd World Me... Read More

Algerian wheat purchase raises US farmer hopes for exports

CHICAGO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Falling prices have lured a big buyer to U.S.-grown, low-protein wheat, raising the prospect for farmers of more exports and the hope that the market for low-protein wheat may have reached its nadir. U.S. wheat prices h... Read More

When Will USDA Cut South American Corn Production?

Traders were expecting USDA to cut its Brazilian corn production estimate on Tuesday, with one wire service average trade estimate at 93.25 million metric tons (mmt) and a range of estimates from 95 mmt all the way down to 86.9 mmt. Instead, USDA mad... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Convention Highlights

The 2017 Annual Nebraska Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show wrapped up Friday, Dec. 9 in Kearney. With well over 600 in attendance coupled with growing educational opportunities, this year's convention and trade show was a huge success. The ann... Read More

**WEBSITE LAUNCH** House Agriculture Committee Launches Farm Bill Landing Page

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the 2018 Farm Bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) today announced the launch of a new online resource which can be accessed through the committee’s current website, https://agricultu... Read More