The National Corn Growers Board announced late last week that Fargo North Dakota will be home to the National Agricultural Genotyping Center. NCGA an...
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska LEAD Group 34 participants were announced by Terry Hejny, director, Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) ...
Those who follow the issue of genetically engineered crops have heard claims that there is little independent research on their safety for consumption...
Following Russia's ban on Western farm goods, the country's Agriculture Ministry says the farm sector will need an additional $18.3 billion in state s...
A new era of ethanol fuel production will begin soon as Iowa refineries begin full operation using materials other than corn kernels. Iowa ha...
Today Representative Tim Huelskamp along with U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran received a tour from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ...
Two related companies in Norfolk have settled allegations regarding the production and sale of what federal regulators say are unregistered and misbra...
A farm implement plant in Grand Island intends to cut nearly 240 more jobs. CNH Industrial American on Thursday said the layoffs of 170...
Someday soon farmers may be able to scout and manage crops with the precision that comes from the bird's eye view of a camera flying 400 feet above yo...
The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is seeking individuals to participate on an agricultural trade mission to Argentina and Uruguay in October ...
U.S. farm incomes are expected to fall 13.8% this year to the lowest level in four years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday, as expec...
A House committee is pressuring EPA to release more information about an October 2013 agency contract to create waters and wetlands maps of all 50 sta...
MILWAUKEE (AP) _ U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says dairy farmers can begin signing up Sept. 2 for a new program that replaces old subsidies...
HESSTON, Kan. (AP) _ Agco, an agriculture machinery manufacturer, is laying off 24 hourly workers at its plant in Hesston and more cuts are expected....
The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday that it will require Tyson Foods to divest Heinold Hog Markets in order to proceed with its $8.5 billi...
The new CHS Winfield Seed and Agronomy Center in Minden was celebrated with a Grand Opening on Tuesday. 93.1 The River was also on hand wi...
LUBBOCK, Texas - The National Sorghum Producers board of directors elected officers and appointed two new individuals to the board last week during it...
BOONE, IA, August 27, 2014 – A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world and new technology and ...
BOONE, IA, August 27, 2014 – A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world and new technology and ...
The National Farmers Union's President is urging the Obama Administration to act quickly on the Renewable Fuels Standard. The rule is currently pendi...
At the 2014 Farm Progress Show, NCGA called for action to open markets with the potential of this year's record corn crop in mind. NCGA Vice Presiden...
Seven lawsuits were filed last week on behalf of North Carolina Residents against Smithfield Foods subsidiary Murphy-Brown LLC. The lawsuits filed o...
Harvest is approaching fast-where will your acres of soybeans go? The World Soy Foundation (WSF) knows the power of the soybeans you work so hard to g...
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA –The month of September has been declared as Renewable Fuels Awareness month in Nebraska by Governor Dave Heineman. Renewable Fuels ...
(Silver Spring, Md.) – This Labor Day weekend, Animal Planet unveils its latest crowning achievement with the introduction of its first-ever LABOR LI...
Omaha, NE - Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irri...
A new study suggests airborne transmission should be considered as a potential route for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus. The study published last we...
USDA announced Monday $200 million of competitive grants are available for state SNAP agencies for employee training programs. The grants for the Sup...
Retail prices for many U.S. meats, already at record highs, continue to rise on a combination of drought and disease, but overall food cost increases ...
One of the provisions of the new farm bill is a requirement that USDA establish a new position of Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural A...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - In an interview with The Associated Press, U.S Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack gave his views on topics ranging from low ...
Lincoln, Neb. - Nebraska's fourth-graders once again can enjoy a free sack lunch and a fact-filled presentation about Nebraska agriculture, thanks to ...
With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of a year-round education exhibit, "Raising Nebraska," pledging $1 million dol...
Day 4 of the Nebraska State Fair today. Listen for live interviews today on 880 AM with Mike LePorte, Shalee Peters and Dave Schroeder. ...
The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that several import restrictions imposed by Argentina in recent years violated global trade rules. T...
On Thursday, DTN held a webinar with ag economist Carl Zulauf from Ohio State University and farm-management specialist Gary Schnitkey from the Univer...
Russian authorities extended their scrutiny of McDonald's (MCD.N) to several regions on Friday, carrying out inspections at a number of restaurants ru...
(DTN) One of the little known aspects of the surge in U.S. energy production is the increasing need to move enormous amounts of petroleum and other en...
Following closure of one its Ukrainian facilities in July, Cargill has reported that its sunflower processing facility in Donetsk may have recently be...
Pro Farmer pegs 2014 U.S. soybean crop at 3.812 billion bu.; Average yield of 45.35 bu. per acre Soybeans +/- 2% = 3.888 billion bu. to 3.736...
The United States has lost its latest attempt to defend the mandatory country-of-origin labeling law, according to individuals familiar with the World...
Chinese authorities are stepping up checks on U.S. cargoes of sorghum, traders said, potentially curbing shipments from the world's largest exporter o...
The Environmental Protection Agency sent the final Renewable Fuel Standard to the Office of Management and Budget on Friday, triggering a broader rev...
Scouts went into the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour expecting to see a massive corn crop. Some felt underwhelmed -- they wanted to see a 300 bushel per...
A proposal requiring genetically modified food to be labeled is headed to Colorado's ballot. Secretary of State Scott Gessler said Wednesda...
Nestlé, the world's largest food company measured by revenue, announced new animal welfare standards for its supply chain today, in partnership with W...
The National Corn Growers Association, along with DuPont, announced Tuesday the second year of the New Leaders Program. The program helps corn grower...
Scouts saw a very large corn yield average in Illinois, but expressed disappointment that the averages weren't the rumored 250 bushels per acre. ...
Like a boxer on the ropes, Nebraska farmers seemed to keep getting hit in 2014. The punches came in the form of late frost, multiple hail and wind eve...
Agriculture Events * Aug. 21 – Dryland Ag Day – Tribune – 620-376-4761 * Aug. 21-22 – Risk & Profit Conference – Manhattan - 785-532-1504 or r...
The giant algae blooms on Lake Erie that caused the city of Toledo, Ohio, to temporarily ban residents from drinking tap water last month have resulte...
The National Farmers Union has withdrawn from the working group attempting to reach a consensus on changes to the beef checkoff program. The legislati...
Scouts on the eastern leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour saw a crop that grew larger as they moved west from Indiana into Illinois on Tuesday. ...
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has highlighted the importance of rural entrepreneurs to the U.S. economy and said investments in them are helpin...
Corn yields improved as scouts on the eastern leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour moved west from Fishers, Ind., on Tuesday. Scouts on a ...
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Ignacio Ciampitti is a long way from the Buenos Aires neighborhood of his childhood, but remembers his grandmother's influence on h...
LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau is reminding Nebraskans there is still time to engage in discussions about local budgets and local spending, whic...
Tyson Foods plans on seeking other export markets for pork products that were recently banned from China because of ractopamine use. Last week, USDA ...
Researchers at South Dakota State suggest Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus could be passed along through animal feed. The research found that if anima...
Scouts on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour headed to the fields Monday fueled by rumors of a big crop. Although big numbers were recorded, scouts foun...
The Environmental Protection Agency's public release of farmers' and ranchers' personal information violates basic tenets of federal law, the American...
Straight-line winds that blew through south-central Nebraska on June 14 toppled whatever was in their path -- including center pivots. In 27 years of ...
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Two Kansas State University faculty members and four graduate students in the Department of Agricultural Economics received awards a...
Bans of agriculture imports a couple weeks ago by Russia has consumers already paying a price. The ban on food imports from Europe and the U.S. alrea...
The Department of Agriculture is asking for public input on possible revisions to the U.S. Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef. USDA wants to adjust...
A veteran scout on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour thinks this year's corn production forecast could be too good to be true. "I'm not saying...
After looking at the latest Farm Service Agency acreage report, Jerry Gulke's doubts about the feasibility of a 14-billion bushel corn crop this year ...
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) _ Agricultural equipment maker Deere is announcing it will indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at four of its factories in...
This week the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hosted a congressional delegation from Mexico for a firsthand look at U.S. meat production. The thre...
California lawmakers have sent the state's governor two bills regarding antibiotic use in humans and farm animals. The bills would prohibit the use o...
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 14, 2014 – In a letter sent today to top Obama administration trade officials, the National Pork Producers Council detailed th...
USDA's National Animal Health Monitoring System announced the launch of Bison 2014 in the next few weeks. Bison 2014 is the first-ever national study...
Grain inspections have resumed at the Port of Vancouver, following settlement of an ongoing labor dispute. The labor agreement was reached just befor...
China announced export suspensions for six major U.S. pork plants and six cold storage facilities based on the country's ractopamine-free requirements...
Organic farmers report that weeds are one of the biggest obstacles to the production of organic crops. In the field of organic agriculture, weed manag...
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is providing a precision ag clinic on Aug. 27 and a clinic focusing on the physical, chemical and biological ...
The chief executive officer (CEO) and executive vice president of KLA is stepping aside after 31 years in the position. Dee Likes will assume the titl...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Cheyenne County in Kansas as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused...
Members of EPA scientific advisory boards have been asked not to talk to the press even though policy allows them to do so, a handful of science and j...
Farm-state legislators continue to press rail companies to speed grain shipments as harvest draws closer, again underscoring rail transportation issue...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A grand opening will be held this week for the conference center at Nebraska Innovation Campus, the new research and technology ...
LINCOLN, NEB. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is pleased to announce the hire of Philip Erdman as vice president of membership. Erdman co...
USDA has made available $400,000 in funding to establish the Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center. Agriculture Deputy S...
Beef Products Incorporated will reopen its Garden City Kansas facility that was closed in 2012. The facility will begin operating Monday and company ...
The state of Texas will sue the EPA and win if EPA does not withdraw the proposed Clean Water Act rule, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott warned in a...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a rogue agency that has long outlived its effectiveness and should be dismantled and replaced. ...
Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in th...
Farmers will grow record crops this year: 14 billion bushels of corn and 3.8 bb of soybeans, USDA forecast in its Crop Production report released on T...
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University research irrigation engineer Freddie Lamm has been honored for his extensive research and education on subsu...
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - The Nebraska Corn Board is pleased to announce that Boone McAfee has joined its staff as Director of Market Development & Research...
With recent news of unsafe drinking water in the Great Lakes area, producers should remember livestock water can be contaminated as well. Cyanobacter...
Smithfield Foods reports a record net income in the second quarter and first half of the fiscal year just one year after the acquisition by WH Group. ...
A sugar industry analyst suggests Millenials are eating less sugar than older generations. Analyst Todd Hale made those comments during the American ...
USDA's August report is always a wildcard, with the government having the ability to make large changes to previous estimates on the claim of first su...
DuPont Pioneer announced to plans to open three new research facilities-one in Canada, Delaware and Kansas. DuPont is expected to unveil plan...
Environmental Protection Agency official Paul Machiele visited the American Coalition for Ethanol conference last week in Minneapolis to discuss vario...
The three-year attempt to make recommendations to Congress to revamp the Beef Checkoff program may be in trouble. Recently, the 11 groups tha...
The Fuels America coalition launched a new campaign featuring one of its largest digital campaigns to date, pointing to actors like the Koch brothers ...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A poor wheat crop and falling prices for corn and soybeans have Kansas farmers preparing for a sharp drop in their incomes after...
FFA announced Friday Ruth Kimmelshue was named to the board of directors for the National FFA Organization. The Wichita Kanas woman was appointed to ...