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Stabenow leads opposition against USDA decision on dairy aid

Senate Ag Committee Member Debbie Stabenow is leading a group of 15 senators asking Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue to reverse a decision that excluded dairy farmers from getting coronavirus aid for losses from meat produced from breeding animals. The H... Read More

KC Fed: fewer loans issued to farmers limits overall lending activity

The Kansas City Federal Reserve says a slower pace of farm financing activity continued in the third quarter of 2020. The total volume of non-real estate farm loans remained subdued amid ongoing weakness in the ag sector, thanks in part to developmen... Read More

Trump Administration Adds 1,275 Miles to the National Trail System

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced 30 new national recreation trails in 25 states, adding more than 1,275 miles to the National Trails System. Secretary Bernhardt made the announcement from Lake Mead National Recreation Area... Read More

Bird flu fears: Dutch farms ordered to keep poultry indoors

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is ordering poultry farms to keep their birds indoors after six wild swans were found recently dead and tests on two of the birds came back positive for a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu. A... Read More

Washington state discovers first 'murder hornet' nest in US

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Scientists in Washington state have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees. The state Agriculture Department said Friday that ... Read More

Heifers with Bottle Jaw

Question: I have several yearling heifers with a soft swelling below their jaws. A couple have swelling between the legs. I wormed them early spring and they get plenty of grass, so I don't think it's worms. What could be causing this? Answer: I k... Read More

Student leaders prepare for 93rd National FFA Convention & Expo

FFA members and supporters from across the country will log on to their smart devices next week to celebrate agricultural education and agriculture during the 93rd National FFA Convention & Expo. The event, which is traditionally the largest s... Read More

The Friday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brian Splitt of AgMarket.Net

The spreads on the markets No carry in the market Basis around the country has been interesting China & its effects on the markets Move we saw in cattle this week…what does the chart have to say ...... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 23, 2020

10-23-20 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 383 Beans - 1006 Humphrey Corn - 387 Beans - 1010 Laurel Corn - 386 Beans - 1013 Monroe Corn - 390 Beans - 1014 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 391 Beans - 1015 Royal Hub Corn - 386 Beans - 1013 Wakefield Corn ... Read More

Audio: October cattle on feed report

The October cattle on feed report was not all that friendly to a market that has been down this week. Cattle on feed and cattle sent to market in the month of September were at or near analyst expectations. However cattle placed into feed yards in Se... Read More

Guzman Photo Selected for Cover of a National Directory

KNEB and the Rural Radio Network would like to congratulate Chabella Guzman on the selection of one of her photos for the cover of a national publication. The NAFB (National Association of Farm Broadcasters) picked Chabella's photo of a Wyoming wh... Read More

USDA announces appointments to the United Soybean Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the appointment of 19 members and one alternate to serve three-year terms on the United Soybean Board. The terms begin December 2020 and end December 2023. Newly appointed members are: Alabam... Read More

Nebraska vs. Ohio State Ag Showdown | Friday Five | Oct. 23, 2020

It is game week in Nebraska, and fans across the state are ready for some competition, both on the field and in the field. While the Huskers and the Buckeyes take the football field on Saturday, Alex and Rebel compare their work in the fields. ... Read More

Veggie burgers are still burgers, EU lawmakers rule

European lawmakers say that plant-based products that do not contain meat can continue to be labeled “sausages” or “burgers.” The EU parliament on Friday rejected proposals backed by meat industry lobbyists that could have led to a ban on ... Read More