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Perdue Foods LLC Recalls Simplysmart Organics Gluten Free Chicken Nugget Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically wood, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food S... Read More

Nebraska Dairy Princess Candidates Sought

Lincoln, NE – The Midwest Dairy - Nebraska Division is seeking candidates to participate in the State Dairy Princess contest scheduled Feb. 26, 2019, at the Ramada Inn in Columbus, NE. The event is held in conjunction with the Nebraska State Dairy ... Read More

Conference offers info on farming challenges

KEARNEY, Neb. — Managing today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference January 28-29 in Kearney. Geared to farmers an... Read More

EU insists farming is excluded from EU-US trade talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is insisting to keep agriculture out of the EU-U.S. trade negotiations despites Washington's wishes to include the vast sector. The EU Commission announced Friday its proposals for a negotiating mandate from th... Read More

Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association announces rodeo queen clinic

Entries are now being accepted for a rodeo queen clinic hosted by the Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association. The registration deadline is Feb. 15, and entries will be limited to 12 participants. The clinic is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23 at... Read More

Cooperative struggles, but finds opportunities to increase business

The Panhandle Cooperative Association held it's annual meeting Jan. 16, at the Gering Civic Center. The cooperative will not be paying out patronage this year, just like so many other cooperatives this year. "Our fiscal year was maybe a little ... Read More

Farm Credit CEOs: Reopen Government

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- CEOs of the three Farm Credit banks and the Farm Credit Council on Wednesday called on Congress and the Trump administration to reopen the government so that farmers can get their financial affairs in order before spring planting.... Read More

Trade war shifts feed for U.S. hogs away from ethanol byproduct

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A steep downturn in U.S. ethanol output linked to the trade war with China is raising costs for American farmers who feed a byproduct of the corn-based biofuel to hogs, cattle and chickens. Sales of the feed, known as distiller... Read More

Why Has the American Farm Bureau Been Successful for 100 Years?

It’s a bit ironic that Sears is teetering on verge of liquidation and the American Farm Bureau Federation is still going strong after 100 years. In the early days of the Farm Bureau movement, Julius Rosenwald, president and later chairman of Sears,... Read More

Farm Dog Opens its Precision Agriculture Platform for Free to All Extension Agents

Farm Dog Technologies, a precision agriculture platform for pest and disease management, is now providing free access to its digital platform for all Extension Agents. "We are proud to offer our award-winning precision agriculture platform for fre... Read More

Wheeler: E15 Rule Might be Delayed

OMAHA (DTN) -- Though the EPA still is on track to complete an E15 rule in time for the start of the summer driving season on June 1, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler said on Wednesday that could change if the partial government shutdown linge... Read More

Beef is Healthier and More Sustainable than Ever Before

Recent reports question beef's role in a healthy, sustainable diet. Beef is healthier and more sustainable today than at any point in time. History and well-established research have consistently shown that practical, balanced dietary patterns ground... Read More

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet. Eggs should be limited to fewer th... Read More

NPPA accepting apps for Pork Leadership Program

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association wants you to be a part of the Nebraska Pork Leadership Program in 2019! If you are connected to agriculture and believe in the future of the pork industry, you are encouraged to apply. Applications are availabl... Read More