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Australia Approves $1 Billion Dairy Takeover By Chinese Buyer

SYDNEY (Dow Jones) -- Australian authorities approved the sale of one of the country's biggest infant-formula makers to a Chinese buyer, but imposed certain conditions on the deal amid increased scrut... Read More

Poultry Organizations say China Access Worth Billions

The National Chicken Council, the National Turkey Federation, and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council all applaud China’s decision to lift its ban on U.S. poultry products. The ban had been in place since 2015 when the U.S. was hit by an outbreak of... Read More

(AUDIO) Farm-Level Implication of MFP Payments

After the USDA and White House announced the 2019 MFP program, we noted that direct government payments were set to soar in 2019. The USDA’s most recent estimate is for $19.5 billion in total direct farm payments is more than $5.5 billion higher t... Read More

Birthdays, Ben & Jerry's, and Bankruptcy - Friday Five (Nov. 15, 2019)

Hip hip, hooray! It’s the American Farm Bureau’s 100th birthday! Join Alex and Rebel on this week’s edition of Friday Five, as they discuss trade with China, a major hit to the dairy industry, and more.    Stories: 5- Farm Bur... Read More

The Engler Journey: Halle Ramsey

Halle Ramsey could never envision herself as an entrepreneur. “When I thought of entrepreneur, I kinda thought that it was a really flashy word… I just had a lot of stereotyping.” Ramsey gave the Engler program a chance during her freshma... Read More

American Poultry Farmers Regain Access to China

Washington, D.C., November 14, 2019 – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement on China’s decision to lift its ban on poultry imports from the United Stat... Read More

Senate Democrats assail Trump's $16B bailout for farmers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump's $16 billion bailout package for farmers hurt by the trade war with China unfairly benefits the South at the expense of the North and wealthy producers over smaller farms, Democratic senators concluded in ... Read More

Trump says No Agreement with China on Easing Tariffs Yet

Late last week, the Chinese government stated that the U.S and China had reached an agreement to begin rolling back tariffs after a phase one trade deal is signed. That statement led to some optimism and a jump upward in financial markets. Politic... Read More

Ricketts meets with top trade officials in Berlin

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and a delegation of more than 25 Nebraskans are on a trade mission in Germany this week. On the second day of the mission, the group had a briefing from the U.S. Embassy in Berlin on trade and investment opportuniti... Read More

The Engler Journey: Hailey Coufal

Howells, Nebraska, native Hailey Coufal has always had an entrepreneurial mindset. At a young age, she was surrounded by entrepreneurs like her grandfather, who started CTC Farms Inc. During Coufal’s years in FFA, she had a number of Supervised ... Read More

High-speed internet shortage a big concern in rural Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's rural areas are struggling with a major shortage of high-speed internet, and people who live there are likely paying more for service than their urban counterparts, according to a new report commissioned by state law... Read More