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Does a 3-7 record hurt Nebraska's recruiting effort? - Weekly HuskerChat with Sean Callahan

The Nebraska Football team (3-7, 2-5 conference) faces anther B1G Ten match up this week against Michigan State. The game comes on the heels of a dominating performance over Illinois. Even with a 3... Read More

NACSAA Readies Push for New Round  of Ag Recommendations at COP24

With the latest round of global climate talks set to take place in Katowice, Poland, in a few weeks, the North America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance (NACSAA), a farmer-led platform launched by SfL in 2015 to promote adaptation and sustainable fa... Read More

Agricultural Production from the High Plains Aquifer Is Worth Over $3 billion per Year

Recent research (Garcia, Fulginiti and Perrin, 2018) has shown that the extra agricultural production from irrigation across the High Plains Aquifer (HPA) was worth about $3.5 billion in 2007, $2 billion of which was produced in Nebraska. The aquifer... Read More

69,000+ attend National FFA Convention & Expo

INDIANAPOLIS — The 91st National FFA Convention & Expo concluded on Saturday, Oct. 27 with the announcement that the organization set an attendance record of 69,944 for the 2018 event. The National FFA Convention & Expo is a time-honored t... Read More

Roberts Could Seek Another Senate Term

The next farm bill is the top priority for Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts as many begin speculating if he will make another bid for his Senate seat in two years. Roberts, who has chaired both the House Agriculture Committee and the Senate Ag... Read More

Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart. By early next year, the first foods ... Read More

Little Room for Farm Bill in Lame Duck

The prospect of getting a farm bill finished in the lame duck session appears low, as there is much the conference committee must agree on. Lawmakers returned to work this week with a busy lame duck session in store, and a farm bill full of disagr... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report

The nation's row-crop harvest and winter wheat planting progress slowed last week, USDA's National Ag Statistics Service said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Tuesday. The report is normally released on Mondays but was delayed this week due to V... Read More


11-13-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 328 Beans - 755 Humphrey Corn - 328 Beans - 768 Monroe Corn - 330 Beans - 768 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 324 Beans - 775 Royal Hub Corn - 330 Beans - 760 Wakefield Corn - 322 Beans - 755 West Point Corn - ... Read More

R-CALF USA Substantiates Claims the NCBA calls

 In a recent statement, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) took exception to claims made by R-CALF USA regarding its beef checkoff litigation, calling those claims "phony allegations." R-CALF USA's CEO Bill Bullard stated in their... Read More

AEM Releases Latest U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Sales Report

MILWAUKEE (November 13, 2018) - The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) October U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report shows overall sales remained positive year-to-date, although a few categories recorded October declines. U.S. sales of s... Read More