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U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan’s longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef exports, paving the way for expanded sales to the Unit... Read More

EPA Lied About Justifying RFS Waivers

A Reuters report says the Trump Administration made it easier for oil refiners to get waivers from the Renewable Fuels Standard. They did so at least four months before the 2017 court decision the administration uses to justify the move to the corn l... Read More

Mental Health Resources

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Farmers and ranchers face uncertain times, which can lead to depression, stress, addictions and other mental/behavioral health concerns. Get the help you need. Helplines: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-825... Read More

Adventure Camp about the Environment Welcomes Campers for 10th Year

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are celebrating the 10th year of Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) June 16-19 at the State 4-H Youth Camp near Halsey, Nebraska. Nebraska’s 23 NRDs encourage middle schoo... Read More

Seven college students begin summer internships sponsored by Nebraska Corn

LINCOLN, Neb. – Seven students from various colleges and universities are beginning summer internship programs supported by the Nebraska Corn Board and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association. Although these internships may vary in scope and location... Read More

National Pork Board Uncovers What Diners Crave and Why

New Research Explores Consumer Behavior When Eating Away From Home Des Moines, Iowa – May 16, 2019 – Today, the National Pork Board released its latest findings from the comprehensive Insight to Action research, this time examining trend... Read More

NBA Bank On Nebraska Strong Accepting Grant Applications

LINCOLN, NEB. – May 15, 2019 – The Nebraska Bankers Association (NBA) board of directors recently approved the application process for Bank On Nebraska Strong funds to assist with disaster recovery and rebuilding efforts. Since the March floods, ... Read More

New Study: Renewable Fuel Standard Saves Consumers 22 Cents on Every Gallon of Gas

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has lowered gas prices by an average of 22 cents per gallon in recent years and saved the typical American household $250 annually, according to a study published today by economist and energy policy expert Dr. Phi... Read More

Quarterly webinar series to address land management issues

The second edition of Agricultural Land Management Quarterly will cover 2019 cash rental rates and land values in Nebraska and critical communication issues between landlords and tenants. The segment will also include a special segment addressing flo... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen building on the future

Cattlemen for the most part do not like ‘clubs’ or joining organizations, but in 1888, when Nebraska Sandhills was being discovered as prime cattle raising country, and rustling of cattle was the major problem of the cattlemen, the Nebraska Stock... Read More

Syngenta Seeds site in Waterloo, Nebraska, recognized for safety

MINNEAPOLIS — Syngenta’s seed corn facility in Waterloo, Nebraska, has been recognized as a “Nebraska’s Safest Company with Distinction” for 2019, the fifth consecutive year the site has been honored. The award was presented today at a cel... Read More

Senate Voting on Disaster Relief Next Week

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on disaster relief next week, right before the lawmakers leave town for Memorial Day. He’s hopeful that the Senate will vote on legislation that the president is willing to sign. While th... Read More

Thousands of fires recorded across Mexico this year

Mexico is facing an extremely heavy season of brush and forest fires, with 4,425 blazes recorded so far this year. The federal Environment Department said Wednesday that 3,800 firefighters are combatting an average of about 100 fires per day in br... Read More

Kansas State officials celebrate prescribed burning success

 A Kansas State University range management scientist said the state’s landowners should be patting themselves on the back after a successful spring of prescribed pasture burning in the Flint Hills region. K C Olson said the progress made in Ka... Read More