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01-27-20 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 364 Beans - 818 Humphrey Corn - 365 Beans - 822 Monroe Corn - 370 Beans - 825 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 367 Beans - 825 Royal Hub Corn - 364 Beans - 823 Wa... Read More

Finding Your Voice

A civics teacher once simplified the idea of politics for me to the action of deciding whom gets what and how much. This fundamental idea of dividing resources should be a concern to everyone but politics has become a subject many people avoid. The a... Read More

Upcoming Agriculture Events, Programs (Jan. 27-31, 2020)

UNL Beef Roundup Webinar What? Two webinars featuring topic experts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Kansas State University. When? January 28 Where? Online or 11 extension locations How do I register? Click here to regis... Read More

VIDEO: Corn Market Outlook for 2020

Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners recently visited the studio to share insights on the 2020 corn market. Susan Littlefield visited with him about the trends we've seen in recent years and market expectations for 2020. Subscribe for m... Read More

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

China is temporarily banning the trade of wild animals following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators. The ban will continue until “the epidemic situation is lifted nationwide” in order to... Read More

Dairy Defined: Which Farm Voters Hold the Key to 2020? The Ones Milking Cows

ARLINGTON, VA – In less than a year, someone will take the presidential oath of office, charged with leading America for the following four years. To get there, whomever wins the 2020 election – a competition that starts in earnest... Read More

Group's video shows suffering at Iowa lawmaker's pig farm

An animal welfare group that gained access to an Iowa lawmaker’s hog farm has posted a video and photos online that show pigs suffering and even dying in what appear to be inhumane conditions. Members of California-based Direct Action Everywhere... Read More

Sorghum symposium is Jan. 30 in Curtis

CURTIS, Neb. — Grain sorghum producers are encouraged to attend the 2020 Sorghum Symposium hosted Thursday, January 30 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Nebraska Agriculture Industry... Read More

President Trump Expected to Sign USMCA on Wednesday

White House and administration officials confirmed to CNN that the president will sign the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement on Wednesday. The new agreement was one of the president’s biggest priorities during his term and was passed out of Con... Read More

ASF Grows in Poland; Drives German Action

According to recent report by the World Health Organization (OIE), western Poland recorded 55 outbreaks of ASF in wild boars last month. However, the news from this month is even more dire with the Polish Central Veterinary Inspectorate reporting mor... Read More

China’s ASF Problem Remains Bleak for 2020; Vietnam Shows Glimmer of Hope

Despite 2019 having been China’s official “Year of the Pig,” things could not have been much worse for the nation’s swine herd, its farmers or the country’s 1.4 billion consumers who have a strong preference for pork as a protein. On a p... Read More