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The Andersons, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

The Andersons, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANDE) announces financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. The Company reports a net loss of $2.1 million, or ($0.07) per diluted share, compared to net income of $2.5 million and $0.09 ... Read More

Cooperative Producers adds E15 at Funk location

LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Nebraska Ethanol Board applauds Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI) for adding E15 at their fuel site in Funk, Nebraska. This is CPI’s third location selling E15 in Nebraska. “As a farmer-owned cooperative we need to ... Read More

China Drastically Decreasing U.S. Soybean Imports

China dropped imports of U.S. soybeans by 80 percent in September and increased Brazilian imports by 28 percent. Reuters reports this is the first time that China has provided data on the country of origin for its commodity imports since the month of... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

U.S. farmers logged another week of double-digit gains in the corn and soybean harvest last week, USDA's National Ag Statistics Service said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. Listen to the report with Clay Patton: https://post.futurim... Read More

In praise of hunting

During the early days of our country, settlers hunted out of necessity. While farming and trading provided them with a great deal of food, it wasn’t enough for sustenance. To survive, they hunted, fished and trapped wildlife where they lived and wo... Read More

Penn State: Food Safety at Farmers Markets a Concern

Penn State University conducted a recent study on the safety of food purchased at farmers markets in the state. The trade publication Food Safety News reports that researchers found evidence of food safety problems over the course of the five-year st... Read More

Romaine Lettuce Testing Program in Development after E-Coli Outbreak

The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into a deadly E-Coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce raised in Yuma, Arizona, found no specific reason for the outbreak. However, the FDA did conclude that it’s likely from contaminated water fr... Read More

Barley & Beer: USGC Outreach Affirms U.S. Commitment To Mexican Brewing Sector

The interconnectedness of barley and beer is so iconic, the relationship has its own bumper sticker. And for U.S. barley farmers, no market is more important to keep growing than Mexico’s brewing sector, which is why a delegation from Montana and N... Read More

NDA EXTENDS QUARANTINE TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF EMERALD ASH BORER

 In an effort to slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB), the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), is adding three more counties to an existing quarantine on ash tree products. Otoe, Lancaster and Saunders join the counties of Douglas, S... Read More

Recent trade missions to the U.S. connect foreign buyers to American farmers and help foster positive relationships

During the month of October, the Nebraska Corn Board hosted two trade missions which consisted of major U.S. corn buyers from Mexico and Saudi Arabia. The trade teams met with Nebraska farmers, suppliers and exporters of corn and corn co-products to ... Read More

2018 Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship winners announced

2018 Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship winners announced One bachelor’s and one master’s degree student each received $7,000 award Students’ majors include plant science and agricultural business management, preparing them to meet f... Read More

(Video) Recap of Agriculture News Headlines - Friday Five for November 2

This super "sweet" episode of Friday Five recaps sugar beet harvest in the Panhandle,  EPA's extension on Dicamba registration and funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for rural Nebraska projects. Also, now that Halloween is over and it ... Read More

DowDuPont Announces Boards of Directors of the Three Future Independent Companies: Dow, DuPont, and Corteva

DowDuPont  announced the members of the future boards of directors of Dow, DuPont, and Corteva Agriscience ™, establishing strong governance structures that will support the long-term value creation of each independent company. Jeff Fettig, exe... Read More

State of the Ag Economy, Tax Reform, and Food Technology– Key Issues at Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Convention

Delegates to Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Annual Convention will discuss and form policy positions on several key issues that affect the well-being of Nebraska farm and ranch families. Farmers and ranchers will gather Dec. 2-4 at Kearney’s Younes Conve... Read More