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(Video) Weekly Husker Chat with Sean Callahan – – – Nebraska vs. Minnesota

Northwestern came from behind for a stunning 34-31 victory over Nebraska on Saturday at Ryan Field. Nebraska had leads of 28-14 and 31-21 in the fourth quarter, but Northwestern  rallied late in r... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY OCTOBER 16, 2018

10-16-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 327 Beans - 751 Humphrey Corn - 330 Beans - 756 Monroe Corn - 335 Beans - 756 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 328 Beans - 756 Royal Hub Corn - 329 Beans - 756 Wakefield Corn - 323 Beans - 751 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Organic Field Crop Acreage Grows While Non-GMO Acreage Declines

Acreage planted to organic field crops is on the rise while land planted to non-GMO corn and soybeans declined, according to a new report from Mercaris, a market data and trading platform for the identity-preserved grain industry. The number of farm... Read More

Oklahoma's Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi

Six foals sired by a cream-colored stallion called DeSoto scamper across a pasture in southwest Mississippi — the first new blood in a century for a line of horses brought to America by Spanish conquistadors and bred by Choctaw Indians who were lat... Read More

Study finds that larger pigs still mean tender pork

In a consumer-driven business, the pork industry benefits from giving grocery shoppers what they’re looking for. So meat scientists’ recent findings that consumers are routinely happy with larger cuts – and the resulting tenderness profiles ... Read More

South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs

Which came first, the chicken or the trade war? Well before President Donald Trump began slapping tariffs on steel, aluminum and other imported goods, there was a deal with South Africa that gave U.S. chicken producers duty-free access to a market... Read More

Kansas Takes the Lead in Secure Food Supply Plans

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) is pleased to share that Kansas now has more than one million head of cattle covered by Secure Beef Supply Plans, a significant step toward supporting the... Read More

Export Exchange Next Week

International buyers and end-users of coarse grains from more than 35 countries are scheduled to arrive in Minneapolis next week for Export Exchange 2018. The group will meet with U.S. suppliers and service providers across the value chain. Hosted... Read More

Another African Swine Fever Outbreak Reported in China

China reports new outbreaks of African swine fever as fear of a global spread of the disease rises. Four reports were announced last week, and Monday, China reported a new case of the disease at a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs, the largest farm to rep... Read More

$55,000 Awarded through Nebraska FFA Foundation  Local Chapter Grant Program

 Eleven Nebraska FFA chapters were awarded funds through the Nebraska FFA Foundation local chapter grant program. This program, in its second year, supports Nebraska agricultural education classrooms, FFA programs and individual student entrepreneu... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - Oct. 16, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news and information. Brazil Soybean Supplies Running Low Dropped Tariffs Could Mean Less USDA Trade Aid Relief Trump, XI Likely to Meet at Upcoming G-20 More video from the Rural Radio Network... Read More