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Brandon Benitz, with the Rural Radio Network, is joined once again by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, for our weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” here in th... Read More

Event to Mark Maxwell Arboretum's 50th Anniversary

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 28, 2017 – A lecture and tree planting are part of events set for May 16 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. George Briggs, director of t... Read More

ADM hires chief risk officer from CHS in latest corporate shake-up

Archer Daniels Midland Co has hired a chief risk officer from rival CHS Inc , the U.S. agribusiness confirmed on Friday, a further sign of an internal shake-up as a global grain glut pressures its profits. Chicago-based ADM has let key traders go,... Read More

NE Women Selected As Regional Winner In Monsanto's America's Farmers Mom of the Year Program

Today, Monsanto and the American Agri-Women named five regional winners of the America's Farmers Mom of the Year program. These regional winners represent the important and continually evolving role that women play in American farms, families, ... Read More

Checkoff Reform Sought as House, Senate Consider Legislation

OMAHA (DTN) -- More than 80 farm groups asked congressional lawmakers to reform commodity checkoff programs in a letter sent to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. Last month, the "Opportunities for Fairness in Farming Act... Read More

NSP Signs Letter to Congress Urging Removal of RVP Limits

National Sorghum Producers joined the National Corn Growers Association, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union in signing a letter to members of the House and Senate in support of removing an unnecessary EPA limitation on fuel ... Read More

Central Platte NRD Changes Title Search/Transfer Fees Policy

(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board made changes to how the District handles title searches and transfer fees at their monthly meeting on Thursday.  Landowners who transfer more than four certified ... Read More

Cargill Exiting U.S. Cattle Feeding Business

Cargill has announced it will exit from its U.S. cattle feeding business. The move means that in the last year, the company has gone for the fourth-largest feeder in the U.S., to completely leaving the sector. Cargill has reached an agreement to sell... Read More

Annual Forages and Windrow Grazing as an Alternative to Cash Grain Crops

The relationship between current grain prices and forage/pasture prices in western Nebraska is creating a scenario where forage crops may provide an economically viable alternative to a cash grain crop. From an economic perspective, at current market... Read More

Nebraska Extension Aims to Create Healthy Environments for Children

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 27, 2017 – Nebraska Extension is combating childhood obesity across the state by implementing programs to improve healthy eating and physical activity patterns in youth.    Extension professionals focused on food, nutri... Read More

ASA Welcomes President Trump’s Decision to Focus on NAFTA Modernization

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2017) – The American Soybean Association (ASA) welcomed an announcement from President Donald Trump late Wednesday that the United States would remain a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The announceme... Read More