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Spring Wheat Tour Preview

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- When crop scouts hit the road next week for the Wheat Quality Council's annual Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour, they'll take plenty of water, said tour organizer and council p... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY JULY 21, 2017

07-21-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     337       Beans - 927 Humphrey     Corn -    325    Beans - 930 Monroe      Corn -   325    Beans - 933 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    325    Beans - 9... Read More

Mark Fowler Joins U.S. Wheat Associates as Vice President of Overseas Operations

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) announced a change to its senior staff, naming Mark Fowler as the new Vice President of Overseas Operations, following the transition of Vince Peterson to President on July 1, 2017. In this role, Fowler will be responsible... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up 4 Percent

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on July 1, 2017. The inventory was 4 percent above July 1, 2016. The inventory included 6.96 million st... Read More

Governor Ricketts Attends NCSA Summer Meeting

“What an amazing view,” exclaimed Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts on his first trip to the Dismal River Golf Club (DRGC) south of Mullen. He was a guest and keynote speaker of the Nebraska Cattlemen Sandhills Affiliate (NCSA) which had their fift... Read More

Dicamba Injury Reports Rise in Nebraska

Questions about potential dicamba injury to soybean, grapes, tomatoes, and other sensitive crops are increasing to Nebraska Extension educators and specialists as the crop season progresses. While dicamba herbicide has been available for weed cont... Read More

Agriculture Appropriations Bill Passes Senate Appropriations Committee with Sen. Moran’s Support

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) this week applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee’s approval of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to support farmers and ranchers, enco... Read More

Programs Available for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Suffering from Drought

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is providing information to Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers in need of assistance due to prolonged dry conditions in the state. “The U.S. Drought Monitor has updated its drought status. In Nebraska... Read More

Expansion in Soy Acres Drives Checkoff Investments

The U.S. soybean industry is turning a corner. This year, soy acres closed in on corn acres, narrowing the gap between the two crops. At the United Soybean Board’s (USB) July meeting, the booming supply of soy was a topic of discussion – as was t... Read More

KDA Seeks Marketing Advisory Board Members

The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s agricultural advocacy, marketing and outreach team is seeking talented Kansans to serve on the Marketing Advisory Board. The mission of the KDA marketing program team is to serve all Kansans through innovative... Read More

First Round of NAFTA Talks Scheduled

As expected, U.S. trade officials confirmed this week that North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations would begin August 16th, the first day allowed by U.S. law. The office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced this week th... Read More