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(Video) Agriculture News Update - Oct. 19, 2018

Bryce Doeschot reports on agriculture news and information. Stories: Nebraska Farm Bureau Crew Organic Row Crop Acres Increase in 2018 ...... Read More

McConnell: No NAFTA 2.0  Vote This Year

As expected, the U.S. Senate will not consider the updated North American Free Trade Agreement, known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, in 2018. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Bloomberg News a vote on the updated agreement would not h... Read More

U.S. Seeking Trade Agreements with Japan, EU, UK

The U.S. formally announced it will seek trade agreements with Japan, the European Union and the United Kingdom. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced this week that the U.S. will seek to negotiate three separate trade agreements with... Read More

Gregory gears up for South Dakota's booming pheasant season

You would have to start pretty early in the year to get a jump on Chad Stevicks. The manager of the Runnings farm and fleet store in Gregory, Stevicks runs "the circus," the store on opening day of ring-necked pheasant hunting season, Oct. 20 this... Read More

Continuing Momentum of Free Trade Agreements  Welcome News for Soybean Growers

Trade negotiations are officially on the horizon with the European Union, Japan and the United Kingdom, continuing the momentum generated by a bilateral deal with South Korea (KORUS) and a renegotiated NAFTA agreement with Mexico and Canada, now the ... Read More

NDA DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES AMELIA BREINIG AS NEW ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

LINCOLN – Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman today announced the appointment of Amelia Breinig to the position of assistant director. Breinig, who has education and experience in communications and international trade... Read More

Applying Interconnected Game Theory to Analyze Transboundary Waters: A Case Study of the Kura-Araks Basin

A number of environmental problems are international in nature, including many water management issues. Rivers, for example, do not recognize political boundaries. Therefore, pollution generated in one country can affect neighboring countries, while ... Read More

Trudeau Says USMCA Keeps China Trade Door Open

Canada’s Prime Minister says the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement allows Canada to move forward with trade talks with China. Despite a provision in the text of the agreement that allows the U.S. to opt-out of the deal if Canada or Mexico engages wi... Read More

Do We Really Need a Reminder to Vote?

Thomas Jefferson, one of the leading architects of our republic, is often quoted as Election Day nears. His words serve as a reminder that every American has a responsibility to participate in the election process and vote for legislators and a gover... Read More

Hernias In Calves

Question: We had a big calf born during the night with intestines exposed. It was dead when I found it. I assume this was a herniation of some sort, as it was near the umbilical cord. Was this just a fluke of nature or some sort of inherited disorde... Read More

The Science Behind Shattered Soybeans

Most people recall the heat of the 2012 drought. Jessie Alt remembers the sound. "In 2012, when soybeans were shattering due to dry conditions, the pod can really burst open and the seed can literally spread itself out and you can hear it happening... Read More