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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

India, top buyer of U.S. almonds, hits back with higher duties

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world’s biggest buyer of U.S. almonds, raised import duties on the commodity by 20 percent, a government order said, joining the European Union and China in retaliating against President Donald Trump’s tariff hike... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 21, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1) Farmers for Free Trade Places More Anti-Trade War Advertising Story 2) Freedom Caucus Farm Bill Support Still Uncertain Story 3) USDA Issues Warning of Newcastle Virus ... Read More

(Video) House will consider farm bill, two immigration bills Thursday

The U.S. House of Representatives will take a second floor vote on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill). The House Farm Bill, sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway, failed last month, largely due to the  Freedom Caucus deman... Read More

Nebraska Motor Fuels Tax Rate to Drop July 1

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska motorists could soon pay less to the state at gas pumps. The Department of Revenue announced Wednesday that the state motor fuels tax will drop fourth-tenths of a cent on July 1, to 28 cents per gallon (nearly 4 lit... 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

Are Your Beans Suddenly Wilting? Seedling Diseases May Be to Blame

With most Midwest soybeans approaching flowering, seedling diseases may be far from growers' minds. But after heavy rains last week, parts of many picture-perfect bean fields are suddenly wilting and shriveling, said University of Illinois plant path... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 20, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: The U.S. House faces a Friday deadline to re-vote on the current farm bill proposal. Story 2: Farm Credit Outlook Shows Prices for Grains to Strengthen Story 3: Secretar... Read More

Governor Ricketts, Japan’s Consul General Highlight New University-Kewpie Partnership

DAVID CITY – Governor Pete Ricketts and the visiting Consul General of Japan in Chicago, Naoki Ito, toured the Henningsen Foods plant in David City, Nebraska.  The visit occurred on the heels of a newly-announced strategic partnership agreement b... Read More