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Deere Announces Registered Apprenticeship Program

A new apprentice program by John Deere gives ag equipment dealers more options to address the shortage of service technicians. Deere announced this week it has received approval from the U.S. Labor... Read More

U.S. ecosystems shifting hundreds of miles north

LINCOLN — Whole ecosystems are shifting dramatically north in the Great Plains, a phenomenon likely linked to human influences such as climate change, says new University of Nebraska-Lincoln research that analyzed nearly 50 years’ worth of data o... Read More

South Dakota Company Receives International Acclaim For Improving Feed Performance In Aquaculture

COLOGNE, Del. /PRNewswire/ -- Prairie AquaTech of Brookings, SD (USA) is the 2019 winner of the internationally curated Aquafeed Innovation Award for Ingredients. The award was presented to the company during the 2019 VICTAM International Feed & ... Read More

FarrPro's Haven Wins National Hog Farmer

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- FarrPro, an Iowa based ag tech startup, has won the 2019 National Hog Farmer New Product Tour "Producer's Choice" Award with their Haven product. The Producer's Choice Award goes to the product receiving the most votes cast online ... Read More

(Audio) UNL Students Claim International Tractor Design Title

University of Nebraska- Lincoln students competed in the 2019 International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition May 30-June 2 in Peoria, IL, and ultimately claimed the international title. A-Team Captain Zak Kurkowski said the competi... Read More

Crop Scientists Looking for Ways to Beat the Heat

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Can a small circuit board, barely the size of a credit card, help the world’s wheat to beat the heat? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they say that they’ve built the world’s first facility to help them p... Read More

Joint Statement on New Discovery of GE Wheat Plants

ARLINGTON, Virginia -- U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are aware that USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the discovery of genetically engineered (GE) wheat plants... Read More