Kansas Farm Bureau Campaign School accepting registrations

Kansas Farm Bureau Campaign School accepting registrations

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas Farm Bureau’s Campaign School is accepting registrations for a two-day strategy session on Feb. 9-10 to train current and future office holders, campaign managers and volunteer leaders on how to mount a successful campaign. This nonpartisan, unbiased program offers in-depth instruction from national political experts on…
Checkoff Unveils Undeniably Dairy Campaign Evolution to Reach Gen Z

Checkoff Unveils Undeniably Dairy Campaign Evolution to Reach Gen Z

The dairy checkoff is launching a new wave of the Undeniably Dairy campaign to create deeper connections between Gen Z and dairy. "Reset Yourself with Dairy" is a youth-centric evolution of the checkoff's consumer campaign and will use various marketing strategies, including gaming, social media influencers and digital content, to…
Deere workers prepare for strike after rejecting contract

Deere workers prepare for strike after rejecting contract

More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers appear ready to go on strike if negotiators can’t deliver a new agreement by the end of the day. The United Auto Workers union has said its members would walk off the job if no deal has been reached by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.…
USDA launches first phase of soil carbon monitoring efforts through CRP

USDA launches first phase of soil carbon monitoring efforts through CRP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $10 million in a new initiative to sample, measure, and monitor soil carbon on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres to better quantify the climate outcomes of the program. CRP is an important tool in the Nation’s fight to reduce the worst impacts of climate change facing our farmers, ranchers, and…
Nebraska State Climate Office develops weather sensor calibration lab

Nebraska State Climate Office develops weather sensor calibration lab

To provide people with accurate data about rainfall, temperature, wind speed and more, climatologists in states across the nation lead strategic installations of research-grade weather stations across their states. Weather stations are finely tuned machines, expected to record key data within finite margins of error. But even high-tech systems need…
The KAAPA Ethanol Weekly Crop Progress Report for October 12

The KAAPA Ethanol Weekly Crop Progress Report for October 12

U.S. corn was 41% harvested compared to the five-year average of 31%, and soybeans were 49% harvested, ahead of the five-year average of 40%, as of Sunday, Oct. 10, USDA NASS said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Tuesday.  U.S. corn condition was rated 59% good to excellent, unchanged…
Bushel acquires GrainBridge

Bushel acquires GrainBridge

Bushel, an independently-owned software technology company focused on developing solutions for the grain supply chain, today announced its acquisition of GrainBridge, LLC, a joint venture owned by ADM and Cargill Incorporated. GrainBridge employees will join the Bushel team and remain based in Omaha, Neb. Their data expertise will help to…
NE FFA Foundation launches 2021 Holiday Gift Guide featuring student-produced products

NE FFA Foundation launches 2021 Holiday Gift Guide featuring student-produced products

The Nebraska FFA Foundation recently launched a 2021 Holiday Gift Guide, which features student-produced products from their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs). The Foundation said that many agriculture students pursue entrepreneurship for their SAEs. As a result, the students learn real-world business skills, including record keeping, product development and marketing. As…