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Japanese feed corn millers learn about U.S. value chain in mission to NE, IA, WA

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) in conjunction with the Nebraska Corn Board and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board will soon bring a Japanese trade team of feed milling professionals to the United States. W... Read More

Pork Checkoff Moving Remittance Payments Into Online System

The National Pork Board announced today plans to migrate Pork Checkoff remittances to its online platform. The online Checkoff remittance system is designed to significantly reduce the processing time, paper and other expenses for the Pork Board, whi... Read More

Researchers: Wheat blast fungus capable of rebuilding itself

Kansas State University researchers studying a fungal disease capable of taking out an entire wheat crop are finding new evidence that the pathogen is even more feisty than they originally thought. Barbara Valent, a university distinguished profes... Read More

Does Out-of-Season-lambing offer profit opportunities?

With about 85% of the US lambs born between January and May, yet demand for fresh product throughout the year, is there profit opportunity for producers who can shift their lambing season? This topic was explored from several perspectives during t... Read More

FFA Announces Record Student Membership

The National FFA Organization announced this week a record-high student membership of 700,170, up from nearly 670,000 in 2018. National FFA Organization CEO Mark Poeschl  says the membership growth “reflects continued enthusiasm for agriculture as... Read More

Organic Trade Association Launches Fraud Prevention Program

The Organic Trade Association this week announced the development of three online training courses to bolster its Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions program. The training courses are designed for organic businesses, accredited certifiers and organic ... Read More

Husker Harvest Days Video Review

Thursday Spotlights: School is back in session for students at University of Nebraska-NCTA! Those students have been hard at work around #HHD19 this week. Take a look at the report below to learn more about the hands-on education! ... Read More

Agriculture applauds WOTUS repeal

Agriculture groups Thursday celebrated the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) repeal by Trump administration as a victory. The rule greatly expanded the EPA’s federal jurisdiction and scope of waterbodies subject to Clean Water Act requirements. Sena... Read More

Nebraska Extension dryland cropping specialist receives award from crop society

The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) has announced that it will award its 2019 Early Career Award to Dr. Cody F. Creech, dryland cropping systems specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center. The CSS... Read More

Video Reports from Husker Harvest Days (Day 3)

Day 3 Spotlights: School is back in session for students at University of Nebraska-NCTA! Those students have been hard at work around #HHD19 this week. Take a look at the report below to learn more about the hands-on education! &nb... Read More

LIVE: The Sunrise Report from Husker Harvest Days (Day 3)

Good morning from the final day for the 2019 Husker Harvest Days! Our weather forecaster tells us it will be much cooler today with a breeze at times. Bryce and Susan are here for the final Sunrise Report of the 2019 show. Coming up on t... Read More