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EPA Issues Supplemental Proposal for Renewable Fuels Volumes

WASHINGTON (October 15, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking seeking additional comment on the recently proposed rule ... Read More

The Engler Journey: Eli Wolfe

Eli Wolfe has realized the importance of paving his own entrepreneurial path. During his freshmen year in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship program, the Kearney, Nebraska, native decided to start a clothing business, SWAE. The business was ... Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's premature win on trade.

TRUMP: "The deal I just made with China is, by far, the greatest and biggest deal ever made for our Great Patriot Farmers in the history of our Country." — tweet Saturday. TRUMP: "Start thinking about getting bigger tractors!" — tweet Saturday... Read More

UN urges action against food losses, says 14% lost globally

ROME (AP) — The United Nations' food agency says around 14% of the food produced globally is lost and is urging action to address the causes of food loss as part of efforts to protect the environment. In a report Monday, the U.N. Food and Agricu... Read More

China's trade with US shrinks again in September

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. Exports to the United States, China's biggest foreign market, fell 21.9% to $... Read More

More Optimism Surrounding USMCA Passage

One of the biggest hurdles to passing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement could soon go away. Mexico recently promised House Democratic Leadership that it would improve its enforcement of new labor standards to protect the rights of workers in tha... Read More

China Wants More Talks Before Signing Trump’s ‘Phase One’ Deal

China wants further talks as soon as the end of October to hammer out the details of the “phase one” trade deal touted by Donald Trump before Xi Jinping agrees to sign it, according to people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg News reports. ... Read More

McKinney Will Lead Trade Mission to Vietnam

USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney will lead a trade mission to Vietnam on October 15-18. It’s a large trade mission as McKinney will be accompanied by almost 80 industry and government representatives lo... Read More

US, China Strike Partial Trade Deal

OMAHA (DTN) -- The United States and China reached a partial trade agreement on Friday, following a series of meetings in Washington, D.C., between trade officials on both sides and a meeting on Friday between President Donald Trump and China's top t... Read More

Trump says US-China trade talks are 'going very well'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered an upbeat assessment of U.S.-China trade talks and said he would meet at the White House on Friday with the leader of the Chinese negotiating team. Expectations were low that the negotiations woul... Read More

Awards aim to keep ag education teachers in Nebraska

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation awarded 10 teachers with funds in support of ag ed and FFA programs. LINCOLN — The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation awarded 10 teachers with funds in support of agricultural education and FFA programs in Nebras... Read More