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FSA County Committee Nominations Launch June 15

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America’s farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates to lead, serve and represent their community on their local co... Read More

R-CALF USA Urges Administration to Stay at NAFTA Table: To Not Accept Skinny NAFTA

Billings, Mont. - Today, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump's trade negotiators may accept a "Skinny NAFTA." "We urge President Trump to stay at the NAFTA negotiating table until all ... Read More

Wellman Participates in Trade Mission to China, His First as NDA Director

LINCOLN – Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman is currently attending his first international trade mission as NDA director. Wellman is part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) trade mission to Southern China, May ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY MAY 22, 2018

05-22-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 361 Beans - 941 Humphrey Corn - 365 Beans - 943 Monroe Corn - 365 Beans - 947 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 361 Beans - 947 Royal Hub Corn - 362 Beans - 947 Wakefield Corn - 351 Beans - 943 West Point Corn - ... Read More

CSC to dedicate sculpture at Rangeland Complex

CHADRON – As part of the Nebraska 1% for Art Program, Chadron State College will dedicate “You Feel Like Waving,” a beaded sculpture created by Krista Birnbaum, Friday, June 1, at 9 a.m. at the Rangeland Complex. The event is free and open t... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) is pleased to announce it has awarded $54,200 in scholarships to students furthering their education goals in the 2018-2019 academic year. "The Foundation strongly believes in the importance of a sound educa... Read More

Fescue May Lower Conception Rates Two Ways

Researchers and cattle producers have known for years that fescue pastures containing a common toxic endophyte can hurt cow conception rates. That same endophyte can affect semen quality in bulls, as well. Scott L. Pratt, Clemson University animal... Read More

Great Plains Grazing to host May 25 webinar on ‘limit feeding’ during drought

MANHATTAN, Kan. – In years when hay and forage production is low due to drought, hay prices often escalate, and in severe cases, forage of any kind may be hard to obtain. Limit feeding can be a cost effective strategy to retain the cow herd nucleus... Read More

Administration Focusing on Good, Not Quick, NAFTA 2.0

Bloomberg says the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are all on separate pages when it comes to a new North American Free Trade Agreement. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration is more focused on reaching a good deal rather than an imme... Read More

Organic Sector Grows 6.4 Percent in 2017

More of America’s grocery carts were filled with organic products in 2017. The Organic Trade Association’s 2018 Industry Survey shows consumers were buying everything from organic produce and organic ice cream to organic fresh juices and organ... Read More

Growing a Renewable Future

At the very heart of Nebraska agriculture, a synergistic relationship between corn, ethanol, and livestock has been helping grow our state for decades.  Ethanol producers use corn feedstocks to produce high-quality biofuels.  Many cattle feeders pr... Read More