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Kansas cuts fine against hog farmer for unapproved building

Kansas regulators have slashed a fine against a northwest Kansas swine operation for ignoring orders to halt the construction of unauthorized facilities capable of holdings tens of thousands of hogs. ... Read More

USDA Cites JBS With P&S Violation

JBS Agrees to Restitution for Producers Who Sold to Grand Island, Nebraska, Plant OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA has imposed a $50,000 civil penalty against JBS USA Food Co., also known as Swift Beef Co., and required restitution to producers after JBS' ... Read More

NCGA: USDA Trade Aid Comes Up Short, Again

The National Corn Growers Association expressed disappointment that corn farmers impacted by trade tariffs and ongoing trade uncertainty would receive virtually no relief through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Market Facilitation Progr... Read More

NCGA Announces 2018 Yield Contest Winners

With improved seed varieties, advanced production techniques and innovative growing practices, corn growers achieved impressive yields despite weather-related adversity in the National Corn Growers Association 2018 National Corn Yield Contest. The... Read More

New Members Elected to Nebraska Beef Council Board

Kearney, NE (December 17, 2018) – The Nebraska Beef Council has announced the results of the 2018 Board of Director elections. Rosemary Vinton Anderson Rosemary Vinton Anderson, a cow-calf producer from Whitman will represent district two in... Read More

(Video) FBN Insurance LLC Launches FBN Health

Farmers Business Network, the independent farmer-to-farmer network, announced FBN Health, a multi-state healthcare network for farmers, their families and their farm employees, giving farmers access to more affordable healthcare options, designed jus... Read More

Trump Expected to Sign Farm Bill This Week

President Donald Trump is expected to sign the 2018 farm bill this week, rumored to be Thursday. The President hinted over the weekend that he would sign the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, saying “we’ll get the farm bill,” at the White Ho... Read More

USDA Launches Second Round of Trade Mitigation Payments

At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today launched the second and final round of trade mitigation payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by ... Read More

Soybean Farmers Thankful for Final Installment of Market Facilitation Aid

U.S. soybean farmers welcomed news from President Trump Monday confirming a second payment under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Market Facilitation Program. “Soy growers are very thankful that President Trump understands ... Read More

Farm Aid Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

In the midst of the worst farm crisis since the 1980s, Farm Aid announced today that it distributed more than half a million dollars in grant funding in 2018. Farm Aid grants invest in organizations working to build resilient farmers, who are key to ... Read More

The Christmas spirit is not what you drink

Many, many traditions exemplify Christmas – a decorated tree, colored lights, gift giving, parties and turkey or ham dinners. Most of these traditions are recent additions. The greatest gift associated with Christmas is the one of caring for one a... Read More