Corn lights up the fireworks show

Corn lights up the fireworks show

If it wasn’t for corn producers, fireworks would be much more… unsafe. Fireworks need binders to burn properly. Corn is used in one of the most common binders called dextrin. The U.S. uses a lot of dextrin because Americans spend over $1 billion on fireworks annually. https://youtu.be/1yVUa1zLuaE
Breached canal affects irrigators in Pathfinder Irrigation District

Breached canal affects irrigators in Pathfinder Irrigation District

A burrowing animal has caused a catastrophic problem for the town of Lingle Wyo. and irrigators in the Pathfinder District, when the canal bank was breached around 7 a.m. on July 1, flooding, fields and farms. Giving us details are Lyle Myler area manager with the Wyoming Bureau of Reclamation…
Nebraska U to host national workshop on nitrogen use

Nebraska U to host national workshop on nitrogen use

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host the 2022 Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop from Aug. 1-3. Faculty, graduate students, extension educators and producers are invited to attend “Demystifying Water and Nitrogen Management with Dynamic Solutions,” which will take place on Nebraska Innovation Campus and at the Nebraska East Union. The event…
Registration open for Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting

Registration open for Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting

It’s not too late to register for the 2022 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting, which will be held in Reno, Nevada, July 25-27. Producers attending policy and Beef Checkoff committee meetings will discuss current developments, work on initiatives developed at Convention and make plans for the upcoming fiscal year. Regional…
Apply Now for the 2022-23 ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leader Program

Apply Now for the 2022-23 ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leader Program

St. Louis, MO, July 1, 2022. If you’re passionate about agriculture and ready to hone your skills and network to become a leader in the industry, the American Soybean Association and Corteva Agriscience are looking for you to apply for the next class of ASA Corteva Young Leaders! The Young Leader…
Crews Work to Repair Breach of Interstate Canal West of Lingle

Crews Work to Repair Breach of Interstate Canal West of Lingle

A breach of the Interstate Canal west of Lingle has prompted a flood advisory along Highway 26 in that area until at least 7:15 Friday evening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etF9Gikt6K8 "It appears that we had a gopher dig in our bank, it definitely doesn't have anything to do with that the rain we…
Day 14, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

Day 14, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 14 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. The central counties of Kansas are winding down the 2022 wheat harvest while northern counties are still in full swing.…
Court of International Trade Looking Into High Fertilizer Prices

Court of International Trade Looking Into High Fertilizer Prices

The Court of International Trade is considering an appeal against the U.S. International Trade Commission’s decision to place duties on phosphorous fertilizers from Morocco and Russia. The National Corn Growers Association says that’s put fertilizer companies under scrutiny this week. “We’ve been sounding the alarm for a long time and…