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ASI Applauds EPA Label Approval for Sodium Cyanide

DENVER -- Today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the final interim decision for the registered use of sodium cyanide. Working with U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services, the label for this predator ... Read More

Improving the Bottom-line of Breeding: Three State Beef Conference

In a joint effort, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa Extension are hosting three meetings to address how to set up an economical and successful breeding season. The registration fee is $25 per person. It includes a meal and a copy of the conference proceed... Read More

Nebraska Crop Management Conference set for January 22–23

The 2020 Nebraska Crop Management Conference is set for January 22 and 23 at the Younes Convention Center in Kearney and will include pesticide applicator training. Sponsored by Nebraska Extension, the conference will feature research updates and ... Read More

Women managing agricultural land conference is Dec. 11

Female agriculture landowners, farmers and ranchers looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to register for the 2019 Women Managing Agricultural Land conference.  The conference will be held Dec. 11 at Nebraska Innovation... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding Japan Passage of Trade Deal with U.S.

LINCOLN, NEB. – “Japan’s passage of the new limited trade agreement with the U.S. is a big deal for Nebraska farm and ranch families. As the nation’s leading exporter of beef, and Japan being our largest customer, Nebraska stands to make sig... Read More

Grain Elevators Facing Tighter Margins, Revenue Pressures in 2020

Grain elevators face significant challenges in the year ahead as they buy basis on corn, soybeans and wheat at the highest levels seen in years, according to a new report. CoBank reports basis for the three major grains is significantly tighter ac... Read More

Final Bell Wednesday with Arlan Suderman INTL FCStone *AUDIO*

Arlan Suderman, INTL FCStone, has a lot to discuss on the Fontanelle Final Bell starting in the grains. Suderman looks at the bushels still in the field across the US as 2019 winds down. Then the conversation turns global with a look at South America... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 4, 2019

12-04-19 Central Valley Ag - Elgin Corn - 355 Beans - 793 Humphrey Corn - 351 Beans - 800 Monroe Corn - 353 Beans - 803 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 352 Beans - 808 Royal Hub Corn - 353 Beans - 798 Wakefield Corn - 348 Beans - 793 Hinton, IA Corn ... Read More

Giving Tuesday Launches Fourth Annual Hams Across America Initiative

When it comes to giving back to their communities, pig farmers across the U.S. like to adopt the "go big or go home attitude", and this Giving Tuesday is no different. Today, U.S. pig farmers, the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Coun... Read More

Ranking Member Stabenow: Trump Administration’s Final SNAP Rule Targets Part-Time Workers, Ignores Bipartisan Agreement

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry, today released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s (USDA) rule, which would make harmful... Read More

NCBA Seeks Clarity and Consistency in Beef Origin Labeling Practices

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the nation's oldest and largest national organization representing American cattle producers, today reaffirmed its policy supporting voluntary country-of-origin labeling (COOL). Because the associat... Read More

U.S. Grains Council Applauds Japan Agreement Approval

A statement from Ryan LeGrand, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC):   "The U.S. Grains Council is pleased to hear the United States and Japan have made their trade agreement official, after the Japanese ... Read More

NFL Players to Showcase  Passion for Fuel Up to Play 60

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Ten National Football League (NFL) players will vividly showcase their passion for the farmer-created Fuel Up to Play 60 program during games played on Dec. 8. The NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” campaign allows players the opp... Read More

Farmer sentiment jumps up in November as harvest winds down

Agricultural economy sentiment tied with its highest reading of 2019, according to the November Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. Rising for a second month in a row, the barometer improved to a reading of 153 in November, up 17 poin... Read More