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This week in history:  Farm Aid III fills Memorial Stadium

The year: 1987.   The venue: Memorial Stadium. The lineup included Wille Nelson, Neil Young, Vince Gill, among others. The purpose was was to save the family farm. ---- September 19t... Read More

Iowa Allowed To Join WOTUS Lawsuit

A North Dakota federal judge says Iowa can temporarily stop enforcing the 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule. The Associated Press says several ag and business groups challenged the law in court, seeking to halt its implementation. A news release from I... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

09-19-18 (Sorry, delayed because of tech issues yesterday.)   Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 294 Beans - 702 Humphrey Corn - 297 Beans - 704 Monroe Corn - 297 Beans - 709 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 295 Beans - 707 Royal Hub Corn - 294 B... Read More

Is Canada Purposefully Dragging Out NAFTA Negotiations?

As Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland returned to Washington, D.C. for continued NAFTA negotiations, a prominent Congressional member says time is running out. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise  says sentiment is building among memb... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - September 20

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news and information. Stories: NAFTA Update Hurricane Florence Flooding Garth Brooks and FFA ...... Read More

Cargill Meat Solutions Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O26 Contamination

WASHINGTON– Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the carcass that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O26, the U.S. Depa... Read More

China Sets More Tariffs on U.S. Food and Ag Imports

China said Tuesday that it will hit back against President Donald Trump with retaliatory duties of five or 10 percent against another $60 billion worth of American products. The response comes one day after Trump issued the largest number of tarif... Read More

Farmers Under Pressure

Farmers are under more stress than ever -- and Ohio State is worried about them. At the university's annual Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, experts lectured farmers on a series of gloomy topics, from low commodity prices to the raging trade war... Read More

The Corn/Soybean Rotation and Profitability

One of the most basic questions farmers must answer on an annual basis is what to plant. In some cases, this is simply a choice among cultivars in others it is a choice among different crop types. In Nebraska, the choice may vary considerably since m... Read More

USDA Partners to Improve Electric Infrastructure for More Than 347,000 Rural Americans Across 13 States

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $398.5 million (PDF, 105 KB) to improve rural electric service in 13 states. “Reliable and affordable ele... Read More

(Video) Nebraska Farm Bureau Works to Lower Health Costs for Farmers and Ranchers

For the first time, individual farm and ranch families in Nebraska will have the opportunity to join Nebraska Farm Bureau’s (NEFB) new large group Association Health Plan (AHP) and avoid the higher cost of premiums in the individual health insuranc... Read More