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USDA to Make $550 Million in Funding Available to Deploy High-Speed Broadband Internet Infrastructure in Rural America

STANTON, Iowa, Dec. 12, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the availability of a second round of $550 million in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Recon... Read More

Panel to discuss ag production needed to meet global demands

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Panelists at a discussion in Lincoln will cover strategies for increasing agricultural production to meet global demand. The discussion is part of the Heuermann Lecture series sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln... Read More

Farmers Using Less Water to Irrigate

The 2018 Irrigation and Water Management Survey results are out this week, showing that over 231,400 farms irrigated 55.9 million acres. That included 83.4 million acre-feet of water in the United States. By way of comparison, the 2013 survey show... Read More

AEM releases October 2019 ag equipment sales numbers

October 2019 saw increases in U.S. sales of self-propelled combines while both 4-wheel-drive tractors and 2-wheel-drive tractor sales fell modestly compared to October of last year, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manuf... Read More

Ricketts visits world’s largest ag tech fair to promote Nebraska’s products

This week, Governor Pete Ricketts and his trade delegation visited the world’s leading agricultural technology fair.  The fair, Agritechnica, is hosted in Hannover with 450,000 visitors from 130 countries. Companies headquartered in Nebraska, suc... Read More

Research is Probing Ways to Increase Yields of Sorghum—and Other Crops

Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) are working on field trials and genetic studies that could one day double the yields of sorghum, which is one of the world's most important sources of... Read More

Nebraska Ethanol Board offers fuel retailer training to install E15 blends and higher

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Ethanol Board is urging Nebraska fuel retailers to join fellow Midwest states like Iowa and Minnesota in making E15 fuel more widely available to motorists. A move by the Trump Administration in May promised a surge i... Read More

AXEREAL Acquires CARGILL's Malt Business

PARIS, Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AXEREAL, France's largest grain cooperative, today announced the acquisition of CARGILL's malt business on behalf of its subsidiary, BOORTMALT. This acquisition strengthens AXEREAL's position globally, and makes... Read More