Fischer Leads Cattle Market Price Discovery and Transparency Bill

Fischer Leads Cattle Market Price Discovery and Transparency Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Agriculture Committee, today announced the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act. Sen. Fischer has long worked to facilitate price discovery and address the lack of transparency in the cattle market. The bipartisan compromise legislation includes a series of provisions to ensure every segment of the beef…
Chairman David Scott Praises and Commends President Biden on Infrastructure Bill

Chairman David Scott Praises and Commends President Biden on Infrastructure Bill

(WASHINGTON) -- In an interview on CNN Newsroom with Fredericka Whitfield, House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott commended President Biden on the passage of the infrastrucutre bill, and his continued work to alleviate supply chain issues across the country. A clip of the interview can be found below: https://agriculture.house.gov/uploadedfiles/chairman_scott_cnn_interview_clip_11_06_2021.mp4?utm_campaign=1201-520
Owner of Stromsburg’s Fiber Mill to be featured on Women in Ag webcast

Owner of Stromsburg’s Fiber Mill to be featured on Women in Ag webcast

“Open for Business: A Nebraska Women in Agripreneurship Series” will feature Kelsey Patton, owner of the Fiber Mill in Stromsburg, during its next live webcast on Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m Central time. Produced by Nebraska Women in Agriculture, the monthly webcast series highlights the entrepreneurial spirit of women in…
Farmer-led RIPE Expands Steering Committee with Two New Members

Farmer-led RIPE Expands Steering Committee with Two New Members

Rural Investment to Protect our Environment, known as RIPE, recently added two highly respected Farmers Unions to its steering committee. The organization announced Thursday that Minnesota Farmers Union’s Eunice Biel and North Dakota Farmers Union’s Matt Perdue joined the committee. RIPE is described as a farmer-led nonprofit advancing a national…
ACE Stands with Midwest Governors in Working to Ensure Retailers Can Sell E15 Year-Round

ACE Stands with Midwest Governors in Working to Ensure Retailers Can Sell E15 Year-Round

Sioux Falls, SD – American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) commended the bipartisan group of Midwestern governors today for their letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, announcing their intention of exploring all options to ensure retailers can continue to sell E15 all year long without interruption and requesting an open a dialogue…
IANR names finalists for Rural Prosperity Nebraska director, program leader

IANR names finalists for Rural Prosperity Nebraska director, program leader

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources has selected four finalists in its search for director, and one finalist for program leader, of Rural Prosperity Nebraska. The candidates will visit Nebraska and participate in public seminars in Lincoln Nov. 4 to 30. Rural Prosperity Nebraska’s director will…
Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate

Launching Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate

The United States and United Arab Emirates Tuesday launched the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate alongside 31 countries and 48 non-government partners. Known as AIM for Climate, the mission was announced during the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference. President Biden announced that the United States intends to mobilize $1…
Farmer sentiment weakens amid rising concerns of a cost-price squeeze

Farmer sentiment weakens amid rising concerns of a cost-price squeeze

For the third month in a row, agricultural producer sentiment weakened in October as the Ag Economy Barometer declined to 121, 3 points lower than a month earlier. The modest decline in the overall sentiment index occurred as a result of producers’ weaker perceptions regarding both current and future conditions in the…