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From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

WASHINGTON - A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A m... Read More

Bacterial Leaf Streak More Prevalent in Winter Wheat in 2018

Bacterial leaf streak symptoms on the flag leaf of winter wheat are on the rise this June in east central Nebraska. The disease is impacting fields regardless of whether a fungicide was sprayed at flowering, since the causal agent is a bacteriu... Read More

Extension Crop Reports

Jenny Rees, Extension Educator in York County: Rain was greatly welcomed in the area this past week with most of the area I serve receiving 2-4 inches. The rain helped the non-irrigated soil moisture profiles in the top two feet in Nuckolls an... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2018 semester.  He's joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we chat about UNK's involvement in the  “... Read More

Cattle on Feed Up 4%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on June 1, 2018, USDA reported on Friday. The inventory was 4% above June 1, 2017. This ... Read More

(Video) Friday Five- Top Stories in Agriculture

Watch this week's confetti-filled video for a recap of ag news headlines with Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie! Stories 5) 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey 4) Race Against Rain 3) Power of Food Wording 2) Tariffs, Tariffs, ... Read More

Rural America to U.S. Senate: Do No Harm to Crop Insurance

More than 600 trade organizations and companies throughout rural America sent U.S. Senators a clear message today about crop insurance as they prepare to debate the 2018 Farm Bill. “As you consider the 2018 Farm Bill on the Senate floor, we urge... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY JUNE 22, 2018

06-22-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 337 Beans - 815 Humphrey Corn - 325 Beans - 817 Monroe Corn - 325 Beans - 831 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 319 Beans - 831 Royal Hub Corn - 320 Beans - 831 Wakefield Corn - 317 Beans - 817 West Point Corn - ... Read More

USDA Launches Outreach Survey to Small and Very Small Meat and Poultry Establishments

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is conducting a survey to help enhance the creation and delivery of information and resources for small and very small meat and p... Read More

Watching US-China Dispute, Brazilian Soybean Market Still Faces Uncertainties

SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- While U.S. farmers are dealing with a lower soybean futures contract, the world's largest soybean exporter, Brazil, is facing its own brand of export problems, as soybean trade has been nearly suspended because of higher FO... Read More

Woman Gets 1-3 Years for Pasture Rental Scam

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) — A woman has been given one to three years in prison for her role in a pasture rental scam in the northern Nebraska Panhandle. Sioux County District Court records say 52-year-old Kelley Heller, of Crawford, was sentenced Jun... Read More