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Adventure Camp about the Environment Welcomes Campers for 10th Year

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are celebrating the 10th year of Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE) June 16-19 at the State 4-H Youth Camp near Halsey, Nebras... Read More

Lindsay Corporation Reports Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, today announced results for its second quarter ended February 28, 2019. Second ... Read More

Researchers find new clues for improving wheat

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A team of Kansas State University wheat scientists are tapping into 10,000 years of evolution in the plant’s genetic code as part of their continued efforts to understand how historic processes that shaped modern wheat can help ... Read More

RFA “Strongly Supports” EPA Proposal to Allow Year-Round E15

In comments submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency, the Renewable Fuels Association Monday said it “strongly supports” the year-round E15 proposal. The proposal would extend the Reid Vapor Pressure waiver for fuels blended with 15 pe... Read More

K-State researchers explore cover crop’s benefit

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A Kansas State University research team is putting the finishing touches on the findings from 12 years of work in which they tested the value of growing cover crops in a no-till rotation with wheat, sorghum and soybeans. Kraig... Read More

Major Causes of Soybean Yield Gaps in Nebraska and 9 Other States Identified

For the past three years, researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Wisconsin-Madison collected survey data from producer soybean fields planted in four growing seasons (2014-2017) in Nebraska and nine other states in the ... Read More

Wrangler® Uses 100 Percent Local, Sustainable Cotton in New Rooted Collection

GREENSBORO, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2019--Wrangler®, a global icon in jeanswear and casual apparel, is taking another groundbreaking step in its sustainability efforts, working with local farmers to create a traceable, locally-sourced denim c... Read More

Food stamps and online grocery shopping are about to mix

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay for their groceries online for the first time. ShopRite will joi... Read More

Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Water Management for Food Security

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 17, 2019 – Mark Rosegrant, research fellow emeritus at the International Food Policy Research Institute, will discuss managing water and agriculture for sustainable food security during the next Heuermann Lecture on April 3... Read More

Trump Administration Planning Rural Fund to Boost High-Frequency Broadband

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Trump administration is preparing to boost high-speed mobile data considered next generation, or 5G, as well as roll out a $20 billion fund to increase rural broadband access. The FCC announced the plan just days after a Senate ... Read More

RFA Statement on Senator Grassley's DOE Request for SRE Clarity

WASHINGTON— In response to Sen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Geoff Cooper issued the following statement: "We are grateful to Senator Gra... Read More