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Bacterial Leaf Streak More Prevalent in Winter Wheat in 2018

Bacterial leaf streak symptoms on the flag leaf of winter wheat are on the rise this June in east central Nebraska. The disease is impacting fields regardless of whether a fungicide was sprayed ... Read More

USG	 As Tariff Disputes Intensify, Market Development Takes Center Stage

An unstable market is a reminder of how important a global market development strategy is to long-term demand growth and weathering short-term trade disputes. Despite dizzying headlines and potential trade disruptions caused by the threats of tari... Read More

New Nebraska Extension Crop Hail Resources

Hail storms, which hit northeastern Harlan county (Huntley) and many regions of Franklin county have wreaked havoc. While Extension research information could not prevent these storms, it might be helpful for those impacted to visit the new Nebraska ... Read More

Kansas Corn Growers Association Statement on House Farm Bill Passage

The Kansas Corn Growers Association was pleased to see all four Kansas representatives voting in favor of H.R.2, the Farm Bill on Thursday.  KCGA was disappointed in mid-May when the House failed to pass the Farm Bill. Today's passage is a key step ... Read More

Final results released from 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey

Lincoln, Neb. — Final results from the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey show a fourth consecutive year of declining Nebraska agricultural land values. The statewide average value dropped 4 percent to $2,270 per acre. This is an 18 percent redu... Read More

EPA Weighs Dicamba Registrations as Injury Reports Mount

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- As herbicide injury reports mount in the Midwest and South, state regulators and EPA are watching the situation closely. Dicamba is facing the most alleged injury reports so far, and 2,4-D injury complaints are also an issue ... Read More

African Flour Millers Visit Wheat Harvest

Flour milling executives from Sub-Saharan Africa are in the U.S. plains states to get the latest information about the hard red winter (HRW) wheat harvest, crop quality and value.   U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), the U.S. wheat industry's expor... Read More

Soybean Checkoff Dollars Fund New Markets in Costa Rica, India, Morocco and More for U.S. Poultry

LINCOLN, Neb. —  The United States of America Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) annual meeting was held in Costa Rica June 11–14. Updates on new trade markets, including India, Morocco and Costa Rica, were the primary topics of the me... Read More

NCGA BOARD ELECTS ROSS AS NEXT FARMER TO JOIN ORGANIZATION’S LEADERSHIP

The National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board has elected Kevin Ross of Iowa to become the organization's first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.   “I am honored my fellow Corn Board volunteers placed t... Read More

Food bloggers visit Kansas during wheat harvest

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas wheat farmers shared their story with consumers this June when nine food bloggers came to Kansas during wheat harvest. Food bloggers from all over the United States toured a wheat farm during harvest, a flour mill and t... Read More

Reclamation will lower Guernsey Reservoir for annual silt run

MILLS, Wyo. - The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills, Wyo., will be lowering the water level in Guernsey Reservoir in preparation for the annual silt run. “The silt run is an operation which provides silt-laden water to Go... Read More