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ACE: Keeping RFS point of obligation a win for retailers,  consumers

Sioux Falls, SD – Brian Jennings, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... Read More


LINCOLN, Neb.  -- All layers in Nebraska during October 2017 totaled 7.70 million, down from 8.96 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during October totaled 193 mill... Read More

USDA Scientists Honored as AAAS Fellows

Two USDA scientists have been honored as 2017 Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, who serves as Administrator for USDA’s Agriculture Research Service as well as Acting Deputy Unde... Read More

Deere's shares surge after earnings beat estimates

(Reuters) - Deere & Co’s (DE.N) shares surged on Wednesday after the equipment maker beat quarterly earnings estimates and predicted further improvements in the coming year, amid strong sales in South America and higher demand in the United Sta... Read More

Soggy corn raises costs for U.S. grain exporters

CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Wet corn is piling up in the U.S. Midwest, boosting premiums for dry grain and raising costs for exporters who already have been undercut in global markets by cheaper Argentine supplies, traders said on Tuesday. The slowest U.S.... Read More


11-22-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 305 Beans - 894 Humphrey Corn - 310 Beans - 896 Monroe Corn - 310 Beans - 909 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 301 Beans - 896 Royal Hub Corn - 301 Beans - 909 Wakefield Corn - 299 Beans - 896 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Cattlemen Applaud Court-Ordered Stay in CERCLA, EPCRA Reporting Mandate

WASHINGTON (Nov. 22, 2017) -- Craig Uden, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today released the following statement in response to the DC Circuit Court’s decision to stay a mandate that agricultural entities file reports unde... Read More

Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska Prepare for Annual Meeting

Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON) will be hosting their Twelfth Annual Meeting in Valentine, NE, on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Niobrara Lodge. The day starts at 10 a.m. with registration. At 11 a.m., the ICON Board of Directo... Read More

Secretary Perdue Announces Soybean Board Appointments

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2017 - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced the appointment of 19 members and 3 alternate members to serve on the United Soybean Board. The producers appointed to serve three year terms include: Annie Dee, Al... Read More

China Is The New Top Buyer of American Agricultural Goods

New numbers out this week show that China is the new number one buyer of American agricultural goods. Pork  says the fiscal year 2017 numbers show that China bought $22 billion worth of agricultural products, which is a large jump fr... Read More

Agriculture Among NAFTA Topics on Final Day

The fifth round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations wrapped up yesterday. A Politico report describes the talks as relatively quiet. Canadian negotiators haven’t been making many counteroffers to U.S. proposals. Instead, they’r... Read More