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Annual NRD Conference Focuses on Flood Control, Water Management

Natural resources stakeholders and experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 23-24. The conference brings ... Read More

Smith to Hold Infrastructure Seminar in Early October

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host an Infrastructure Seminar in Hastings on October 3, 2019. At the Infrastructure Seminar, Third District residents will be able to hear from a wide variety of Nebraska officials and st... Read More

USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection for the First Time in Over 50 Years

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection and bring it into the 21st century. For the first time in more than five decades, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service... Read More

Taiwan To Kick Off U.S. Agriculture Goodwill Mission

WASHINGTON -On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall will help kick off Taiwan’s 2019 Agriculture Trade Goodwill Mission across the U.S., an 11-state journey across the country to meet with state government officials, farmers, exporters, and r... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission requests proposals

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) is requesting research and education proposals for its fiscal year 2021, which begins July 1, 2020. Proposals are due Oct. 15, and an individual may be listed as the principal investigator or educa... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

U.S. corn and soybean conditions held mostly steady last week, but both crops are still significantly behind the average pace in reaching maturity, according to USDA NASS' latest Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that, as of Sunda... Read More

House Ag Democratic Leadership Supports Funding for Farmers

Filemon Vela, Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities; Jim Costa, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture; and Collin Peterson, Chairman of House Agriculture Committee are leading efforts t... Read More

September is Recovery Month

Lincoln – On the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month in September, it’s more important than ever to spread the message that treatment is effective and that people can and do recover every day. This observance celebrates the million... Read More

New Kansas State University Study Confirms Possible Danger of Imported Feed Contaminated with African Swine Fever

MANHATTAN — A new study conducted by veterinary researchers at Kansas State University sheds new light on a threatening swine disease: African swine fever. The research team, headed by Megan Niederwerder, assistant professor of diagnostic medi... Read More

Dairy Defined: With Demand at 56-Year High, “Death of Dairy” is a Myth

ARLINGTON, VA – Dairy is facing challenges. In a crowded beverage marketplace, per-capita fluid milk consumption in the U.S. is down by a quarter in the past 20 years, and the number of U.S. dairy farms dropped 6.8 percent in... Read More

In Wake of Saudi Attacks, Ethanol Can Help Provide Real Energy Security

Drone attacks Saturday in Saudi Arabia destroyed oil fields and caused a record spike in oil prices overnight, again calling into question claims that increased U.S. oil production has made America energy independent. The following is a statement fro... Read More