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Nebraska farm, business groups spar over property tax bill

A bill that would lower Nebraska’s property taxes by shifting more state aid to schools is drawing support from the state’s top agricultural and business groups but opposition from schools that do... Read More

The difference between a good farmer and a great manager often comes down to knowing the true financial position of a farm. Good records make it possible to track an operation’s financial position, while inaccurate records can lead to misguided man... Read More

Farm Bureau Establishes 2020 Priorities

Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 101st Annual Convention today adopted policies to guide the organization’s work in 2020 on key topics ranging from dairy to labor and climate change to conservation compliance.... Read More

Europe Next in the Trade Negotiation Bullseye

Phil Hogan, the new Trade Commissioner for the European Union, was in Washington, D.C., last week and spoke about the tense relationship between the EU and the U.S. The New York Times says Hogan promises to “robustly defend” European interests as... Read More

Ag Secretary Expecting the Third Tranche of Trade Aid Payments

Even though the first trade deal with China has been signed, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says he still expects U.S. farmers to get a third-round of 2019 trade aid payments. USDA hasn’t officially announced if and when the farmers would get those paym... Read More

The Engler Journey: Carrie Horazeck

Carrie Horazeck is the graduate teaching assistant for the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship program. One of her roles in the program is to teach modules around innovation, foresight, and consumer insight for all levels of entrepreneurs. "I ... Read More

Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

The Trump administration is taking another step toward dismantling Michelle Obama's school nutrition guidelines, proposing a new rule that could lead to more pizza and fries and less fruit and a smaller variety of vegetables on school menus. Agric... Read More

VIDEO: Trump thanks farmers for backing him through China trade war

President Donald Trump took a victory lap as he addressed farmers about a pair of new U.S. trade agreements with its North American neighbors and with China. When Trump spoke to the American Farm Bureau Federation's convention last year, he urged ... Read More

Farm Bureau Mourns Passing of Bonnie Duvall

Earlier today, Bonnie Duvall, wife of American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, lost her courageous battle with cancer.  American Farm Bureau Vice President Scott VanderWal released the following statement “It is with deep sadness that I shar... Read More

NEWSLETTER: Weekly Agriculture News From the Rural Radio Network

Good Friday morning! This week was all about trade as news broke on China and USMCA. Find out what's in the agreements and impact on the markets. Here's the weekly roundup of the agriculture news the Rural Radio Network team has been working on: ... Read More

The Thursday Fontanelle Final Bell with Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners

Why have the markets been down so much since the phase one trade deal came out? What are some of the details of the trade deal that you found encouraging? Are there parts of the trade deal that concern you? What does the market focus on now going for... Read More