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West Central Cattlemen’s meeting in January

A series of four West Central Cattlemen’s meetings will be held in the area during the month of January. The topics covered will address reducing cow costs. The locations and times are as follows: · January 22, Hitchcock County Fairgrounds, Cul... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Honors Woody as Farm Dog of the Year

Woody, an Australian shepherd owned by Texas Farm Bureau members Joe and Mary Sheeran, is the winner of the 2019 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award. The American Farm Bureau Federation, with support from Nestlé Purina, recognized Woody and four ... Read More

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

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY JANUARY 17, 2018

01-17-19 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 339 Beans - 787 Humphrey Corn - 339 Beans - 795 Monroe Corn - 340 Beans - 795 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 336 Beans - 803 Royal Hub Corn - 340 Beans - 794 Wakefield Corn - 333 Beans - 780 West Point Corn - ... 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

Bill Boyer selected to take the reins of KNEB in Scottsbluff

Nebraska Rural Radio Association General Manager Craig Larson announced Thursday that Bill Boyer has been named Station Manager at KNEB. For the past seven years, Boyer has been Operations Director at KNEB. In 2014, he became the morning show host... Read More