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Kansas Corn Farmers Featured in STEM Education Book

Kansas Corn has published a new educational book titled, “We Grow Corn—Raising corn on a Kansas family farm”. The book, with an accompanying video series, will be an important component of the K... Read More

Beyond Meat Developing So-called Bacon Product

Plant-based food company Beyond Meat is developing a “bacon alternative.” The effort from the growing company, already mastering plant-based burger and sausage alternatives, is part of Beyond Meat's recent focus on the breakfast table. There's... Read More

Farmers Union Announces New Education Priorities

WASHINGTON – Today’s farmers have to do more than just grow food; running a successful operation requires a broad range of skills, including marketing, business management, mechanical repair, and agronomy. To more effectively meet the growing n... Read More

Deere Announces Registered Apprenticeship Program

A new apprentice program by John Deere gives ag equipment dealers more options to address the shortage of service technicians. Deere announced this week it has received approval from the U.S. Labor Department for its new Registered Apprenticeship ... Read More

Scott, Conaway: Broadband Provisions in 2018 Farm Bill Critical to Rural America

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit held a hearing on the importance of affordable, reliable and high-speed broadband Internet. After the hearing, Subcommittee Ranking Member Austin... Read More

University of Nebraska Again Ranked Among World’s Top 100 in Earning U.S. Patents

For the second consecutive year, the University of Nebraska has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in earning U.S. patents to protect the innovative research and discoveries of its faculty. The ranking is part of a newly relea... Read More