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Farmers asked to participate in UNL custom rate survey

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics is asking farmers and ranchers for help in compiling its annual report on Nebraska Farm Custom rates. Every year many farmers... Read More

Perdue Outlines USDA Services in the Event of a Government Shutdown

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Friday outlined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) services available in the event of a government shutdown. “USDA is committed to safeguarding life and property through the critical services we prov... Read More

Nebraska Extension offering Land Application Training in February

 LINCOLN, Neb. – Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in February providing livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment. ... Read More

Police investigate cattle thefts in southeast Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of $10,000 worth of cattle from a pasture in southeast Wyoming. Lt. Don Hollingshead says nine head were taken from the Duck Creek Grazing Association between A... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY JANUARY 19, 2018

01-19-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 317 Beans - 886 Humphrey Corn - 317 Beans - 888 Monroe Corn - 317 Beans - 893 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 317 Beans - 893 Royal Hub Corn - 317 Beans - 899 Wakefield Corn - 308 Beans - 888 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Lori Cox Named as New Executive Director of Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair Board made official Friday the announcement of Lori Cox as the new Nebraska State Fair Executive Director. Cox comes from the Big Sky Country State Fair in Montana and an agricultural background. In visiting with the Rural ... Read More

USDA Announces a Near-Record Year for Farm Loans

WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, either di... Read More

Union Pacific Named Fortune's Most Admired for Eight Consecutive Years

OMAHA, Neb., -- Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired company for the eighth consecutive year, marking the 15thtime in 19 years the company has been named No. 1 among trucking, transportation and logistics leaders. The magaz... Read More

Arkansas lawmakers approve ban on disputed herbicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Friday approved banning an herbicide that farmers say has drifted onto crops where it wasn't applied and caused damage, but the prohibition still faces a legal challenge from a maker of the weed killer... Read More

USDA Announces Proposed Rule to Modernize Swine Inspection

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced its continued effort to modernize inspection systems through science-based approaches to food safety. USDA is prop... Read More

Monsanto Earns Spot on Fortune Magazine’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies List

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fortune Magazine has named Monsanto Company to its 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies List for the fifth consecutive year. Monsanto is ranked No. 2 within the company’s industry sector. “We are honored to rec... Read More