The National Sorghum Producers welcomed news that the 178 percent tariff and anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations were dropped. Trade talks between the two countries continued this week, showing signs that China has promised to help reduce the trade surplus by purchasing more U.S. agriculture and energy products. There are many questions being raised about those logistics, and details around the timeline and amount of increased purchasing are still looming. USDA officials have been working closely with the Trump Administration to provide information on potential products that China could buy. President Trump is pushing a $25 billion increase on U.S. agricultural products. NSP Remains engaged in these discussions and is cautiously optimistic, knowing there are a lot of ups and downs possible as negotiations continue the 1st week of June.
all-day Strategy Forum on Lvst Traceability
Strategy Forum on Lvst Traceability
Sep 24 – Sep 26 all-day
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) brings next steps identified in 2017 and 2018 to a new Strategy Forum on Livestock Traceability, to be held in Kansas City, Missouri, September 24-26, 2018.Back in 2010,[...]
all-day BQA trainings
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day
Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers of how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to[...]
9:00 am Grazing Cover Crops field day
Grazing Cover Crops field day
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nebraska Grazing Land Coalition with the Nebraska Extension will have a Grazing Cover Crop Field Day on September 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Kalkowski Ranch in Lynch, Nebraska. The field day will feature[...]
all-day NAP deadline
Oct 1 all-day
Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner today announced new policy application deadlines for several crops covered through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) that provides disaster assistance coverage for[...]
all-day LENRD Irrigated Acres applicatio...
LENRD Irrigated Acres applicatio...
Oct 3 all-day
Farmers within the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) boundaries, will have an opportunity to apply for new irrigated acres for 2019.The LENRD board voted, at their August meeting, to allow up to 2,500 acres[...]
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