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Canada to Consider USMCA Next Week

Canada will consider the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement next week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters this week, ”On Monday, we will introduce a Ways and Means motion, and on ... Read More

NCTA grad plants seeds to success

CURTIS, Neb. - Ross Steward is applying complementary college degrees in agronomy to on-farm research on irrigated agriculture. Since graduating in 2016 from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis and three years later from Colorado... Read More

Organic Grain Production is Topic of Jan. 30 Workshop

An organic farming workshop will assist growers seeking information on what is required to grow organic corn, soybeans, wheat, grain sorghum and forage crops. “Starting an Organic Grain Farming Operation — What You Need to Know” is 9 a.m. to... Read More

Fischer Participates in Senate Signing of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today joined Senate President Pro Tempore Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), as well as Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and several... 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

Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2020 Seminar Series

LINCOLN — Speakers from across the nation will present on a variety of topics during the Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2020 Seminar Series starting January 24, 2020. Seminars begin at 3:30 pm in 150 Keim Hall, Nebraska East Campus. Refreshment... 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

Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction

January 22, 2020 – Everyone hates road construction, even the soils and bodies of water around the roads. Paved roads can’t absorb water, so that responsibility falls to the soil next to the road. Unfortunately, those soils are often damaged duri... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary At the close grains were mostly lower. Corn in the front month contracts was able to hold small gains. December new crop corn also held the $4 mark. Kansas City wheat was well of it's lows by the close, but was still the leader to the down... Read More

Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy Class 3 begins

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Six college students selected for the third class of the Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy kicked-off the first of four learning sessions recently. This session, held in Kansas City was focused on trade, consumer education and agrono... Read More

Perdue Open to Changing Crop Data Collection

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue talked over the weekend about his willingness to make changes in National Ag Statistics Service methods of crop data collection. A Farm Journal article says during 2019 and it’s many challenges, many farmers were openly... Read More