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Kansas Farm Bureau receives national awards

NEW ORLEANS  — Kansas Farm Bureau was recognized for the New Horizon award at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) centennial convention in New Orleans, La., this week. This award is given to... Read More

ADM CEO says wrong time for 'monster' acquisitions

U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM) has looked at buying rivals including Bunge Ltd. and dozens of other companies but decided the time is not right for “monster” acquisitions, the company’s chief executive told Reuters. ADM... Read More


01-16-19 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 333 Beans - 774 Humphrey Corn - 333 Beans - 782 Monroe Corn - 334 Beans - 782 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 330 Beans - 790 Royal Hub Corn - 334 Beans - 781 Wakefield Corn - 327 Beans - 767 West Point Corn - ... Read More

New Grassroots Leaders Take the Helm at Farm Bureau

NEW ORLEANS, January 15, 2019 – Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention elected members to serve as board and committee leaders for the organization. Stefanie Smallhouse, president of Arizona Farm Bureau, and... Read More

Checkoff Swine Health Committee Focuses on ASF-Prevention Strategy

The Pork Checkoff’s Swine Health Committee met last week during the National Pork Board’s Unified Research Meeting to discuss the industry’s swine health concerns, to review research proposals and to develop a plan of action for activities in 2... Read More

Commissioners Ridder, Johnson re-elected to leadership positions

LINCOLN, JANUARY 16, 2019 – District 5, Commissioner Mary Ridder of Callaway, was elected to serve as Chair of the Nebraska Public Service Commission for a second year. District 4, Commissioner Rod Johnson of Sutton, was also elected to serve a s... Read More

Farm Bill Could Smooth Path for States to Eliminate Forced Farmland Sales

INDIANOLA, Iowa (DTN) -- Dying without a will or without properly structured farmland ownership can make life messy for heirs. In many of those situations, the next generation owns the land as tenants-in-common, and if the owners can't agree on how ... Read More

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ... Read More

Farm Bureau Adopts Policies on Government Shutdown, Trade, Opioids, Cell-Based Meat and Broadband

NEW ORLEANS, January 15, 2019 – Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work during its centennial year on key topics such as farm bill im... Read More

Local Chemigation Training Sessions

 Seven local Chemigation Training sessions are being held for farmers who apply chemicals through an irrigation system. The Nebraska Chemigation Act requires that applicators must be certified by attending a course offered by the University of Nebra... Read More

Annie's project course set for Beatrice

Farm and ranch women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets, and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country. At Annie’s Project workshops, farm women become empowered to be better bus... Read More