1st ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa

1st ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odesa

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain has set out from the port of Odesa. The departure of the ship laden with corn follows an internationally brokered deal that is expected to finally allow large stores of Ukrainian crops to reach foreign markets and ease a growing…
Senators Introduce the Farmland Security Act

Senators Introduce the Farmland Security Act

Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin and Chuck Grassley of Iowa introduced the Farmland Security Act to increase scrutiny over foreign investments into America’s agricultural land. The legislation would make sure that Congress can address the impacts of foreign investments on family farms, rural communities, and the domestic food supply. “This bipartisan…
Nebraska Corn joins call to action to protect atrazine

Nebraska Corn joins call to action to protect atrazine

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) are urging farmers to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). On June 30, the EPA announced an upcoming revision of atrazine’s registration. Nebraska Corn said this new level of concern for atrazine will vastly reduce the…
Ways that property can be owned and transferred in Nebraska

Ways that property can be owned and transferred in Nebraska

Estate planning is a process. One of the first steps of this process is gathering a list of assets and reviewing the titles to determine the legal ownership of each piece of property.  There are several ways that a piece of property can be owned in Nebraska: sole ownership, tenancy…
Protesting Dutch farmers dump manure, garbage on roads

Protesting Dutch farmers dump manure, garbage on roads

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch farmers are protesting government plans to reduce nitrogen emissions. The farmers dumped manure and garbage on highways Wednesday and set fires alongside roads, creating traffic chaos on some roads in the central and eastern Netherlands. Fire services rushed to clear the debris as traffic…
Advocates Claim Deere Right-to-Repair May Violate Clean Air Act

Advocates Claim Deere Right-to-Repair May Violate Clean Air Act

Consumer advocates claim that John Deere may be violating the Clean Air Act by limiting repairs on the emission control systems of its machines. Such repairs are only authorized to certified John Deere dealers. Politico says the Clean Air Act requires companies to provide the necessary information, including software, to…
Deal Signed to Export Grain from Ukraine

Deal Signed to Export Grain from Ukraine

Officials from Russia and Ukraine signed a deal Friday to reopen grain exports from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports. Reuters says the deal should help ease the global food crisis. Officials from the United Nations expect the agreement will be fully operational in a few weeks and restore shipments to pre-war…
House Agriculture Farm Bill Listening Session in Minnesota

House Agriculture Farm Bill Listening Session in Minnesota

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow (7/25/22), the next in a series of listening sessions entitled “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: Perspectives from the Field.”will be taking place in Northfield, Minnesota. The House Agriculture Committee has conducted a number of hearings in Washington, DC focused on the 2018 Farm Bill and improvements that…