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NDA MAGAZINE TELLS STORY OF NEBRASKA AGRICULTURE

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture’s (NDA) weeklong celebration of National Ag Week continues with the release of the fifth edition of the popular magazine, Nebraska Agriculture and ... Read More

College Students Discover Opportunities at Kansas Corn Careers Events

Kansas Corn continued its Careers in Corn college tour with a recent stop in at Kansas State University. The tour's purpose is to connect current students with professionals and possible future employers in the Kansas corn industry. The tour stops, s... Read More

U.S. biodiesel industry calls out illegal trading

Jefferson City – Today the National Biodiesel Board filed an antidumping and countervailing duty petition, making the case that Argentine and Indonesian companies are violating trade laws by flooding the U.S. market with dumped and subsidized... Read More

Kentucky Cattleman Testifies before U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) – Today, Tim White, a cattle producer from Lexington, Kentucky, testified before the House Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade regarding the future of America’s small famil... Read More

Bird flu confirmed at another Alabama farm

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Agriculture officials say bird flu has been confirmed at another commercial chicken farm in Alabama. The low-pathogenic illness found in birds at a Cullman County farm is similar to the one found in two other commercial oper... Read More

Man pinned under gates on Stanton County farm

STANTON, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say a man has been injured in an accident on a Stanton County farm. Norfolk radio station KNEN reports that medics and deputies were sent just after noon Wednesday to the farm about 10 miles southeast of Stanton. ... Read More

MF Global, PwC Reach Settlement

Bankrupt brokerage MF Global, run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, has reached a settlement with its former accounting firm, PwC, ending a potentially multibillion dollar dispute between the companies. Terms of the settlement were not dis... Read More

Analysis shows LB338 would dramatically slow the rate of growth in ag property tax valuations

WEST POINT – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new analysis of LB338, an ag land property tax reform proposal introduced by Senator Lydia Brasch of Bancroft.  The analysis shows that total ag land valuations statewide would have grown about... Read More

White House Working to Ease Agriculture Concerns about Trade Policy

The Trump administration is working to allay the concerns of some in the agriculture industry that new trade deals negotiated by the White House could leave U.S. agriculture exports behind. Ray Starling, special assistant to the president on agricul... Read More

Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates Come Pouring In

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. In the days leading up to it, several organizations are making predictions as to what the report will show. An Ag Web Dot Com article says Met Life Agricult... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson on behalf of the Nebraska Agriculture Leaders Working Group Regarding Tax Reform Proposal

“While we understand the give and take of the legislative process, we are very disappointed in the tax reform proposal being considered by the Legislature’s Revenue Committee. Throughout the legislative hearing process, the Agriculture Leaders Wo... Read More