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Ethanol Summit, Trade Teams Highlight U.S. Biofuels System And Advantages

Industry and government officials from 17 countries in Asia and Oceania met this week in Minneapolis with members of the U.S. ethanol industry and U.S. officials at the Ethanol Summit of the Asia Paci... Read More

Feed a Bee Program Commits Additional $250,000 in Forage Grant Initiatives Across the Country

Bayer Commits Funding to Reach 2018 Goal of Planting in All 50 States Research Triangle Park, N.C. (May 15, 2018) – The Bayer Bee Care Program today announced $250,000 in additional funding to support its Feed a Bee 50-state pollinator health in... Read More

(Audio) Video Game Addresses Feeding Growing Global Population

Could the solutions to feeding a global population be found through a video game? A team of University of Nebraska- Lincoln Raikes School students are seeking the answer. Listen to the interview. The UNL Raikes School senior project required stude... Read More

Ribbon Cutting, Fuel Savings at Bosselman Travel Center

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Gov. Ricketts highlights Renewable Fuels Month at Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island Friday, May 18. Festivities include a ribbon cutting for the Travel Center’s new flex fuel pumps and fuel promotions with discounts on... Read More

Snow persistence can help predict streamflow

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — With warming climates around the world, many regions are experiencing changes in snow accumulation and persistence. Historically, researchers and water managers have used snow accumulation amounts to predict streamflow, but th... Read More

Industry Study Says Ethanol Saves Consumers Money at the Pump

A new study says consumers are saving money at the gas pump because of ethanol. An analysis released by the Renewable Fuels Association says ethanol is helping to offset higher fuel prices, and ten percent ethanol blends alone could save consumers... Read More

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Awards $5 Million to Launch Public-Private Effort to Address Water Scarcity with Irrigation Innovation

University Researchers and Industry Leaders will Pool Resources to Advance Irrigation Technology Development and Transfer DENVER, April 27, 2018– The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit organization established throu... Read More

K-State part of $5 million grant to address water scarcity

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State University is part of a $5 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to launch the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, a collaborative research effort to accelerate the development and a... Read More

NCTA Reserve Champs at nationals

NORFOLK, Neb. – The Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis have repeated a Reserve Champion title in national agriculture contests hosted in Nebraska.   Twenty five students competed in 12 categories at the North Ameri... Read More

Syngenta herbicide, Fusilade® DX, cleared for tank mix on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans

GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, April 17, 2018 – Syngenta has received confirmation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that Fusilade® DX herbicide has been cleared for tank mixing with both XtendiMax® with VaporGrip® Technology and En... Read More

UNMC, Nebraska Extension offer tractor safety course to teens across Nebraska in May/June

Members of the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health in the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health will provide a tractor safety course in May and June in 12 towns across Nebraska in partnership with Nebra... Read More