ASI Awarded Additional NADPRP Grant

ASI Awarded Additional NADPRP Grant

The American Sheep Industry Association has been awarded a National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program grant for $111,110 to evaluate the traceability of livestock marketed in an auction market setting utilizing electronic identification in a Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak through collaboration with industry and state partners. The purpose…
K-State breaks ground on Global Center for Grain and Food Innovation

K-State breaks ground on Global Center for Grain and Food Innovation

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University has launched a project that will bring together two of its strongest agricultural programs under one roof. The university held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 17 for the Global Center for Grain and Food Innovation, to be located just off the corner of Claflin Road…
Weather Pressure 5|18|24 Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup

Weather Pressure 5|18|24 Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup

Weather took center stage this week both in the U.S. and in Russia with its effects on wheat. On this week's Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Market Roundup we hear from Jeff Peterson with Heartland Farm Partners and Shawn Hackett with Hackett Financial Advisors on planting delays due to weather, slower…
Farmers Still Waiting on a Farm Bill

Farmers Still Waiting on a Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill expired last year, and Congress passed a one-year extension of that bill. Joby Young, executive vice president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, says the time is now to get a new bill through Congress Young says it’s important that a farm bill is bipartisan to…
Gov. Pillen Hosting Second Property Tax Town Hall in Grand Island

Gov. Pillen Hosting Second Property Tax Town Hall in Grand Island

LINCOLN, NE – Governor Jim Pillen will host his second town hall focused on fixing Nebraska's property tax crisis on Friday, May 17 in Grand Island.  The event is one of many stops the Governor plans to make ahead of a special session, expected to be scheduled in late July. “Nebraskans…
Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Steer wrestler and Elwood, Nebraska native Kaden Wooters is making his second trip to the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming this June.   This time, however, he will be representing the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits. Wooters’ first qualification in the steer wrestling came last year during his…
Cattle Chat: How viruses move across species

Cattle Chat: How viruses move across species

Anyone who remembers the COVID-19 pandemic may have a heightened sense of concern with news stories announcing that traces of the influenza virus have been appearing in unexpected places. On a recent Cattle Chat podcast, Kansas State University veterinarians shared their educational insight to help beef producers get an understanding…
Accessibility in Agriculture: AgrAbility provides hope

Accessibility in Agriculture: AgrAbility provides hope

Most people can’t imagine not being able to do the things they love, and many never have to experience that.  This was a reality for 61-year-old Kevin Daniels, a rancher from Norfolk, when he became paralyzed last April.  Kevin grew up near Norfolk. He remembers warm summer days spent riding…