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NMPF Supports FDA Proposal to Revoke Heart Health Claim for Soy Protein

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) supports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to revoke an authorized health claim that links soy protein with a red... Read More

USDA Seeks Applications for Funding to Increase Access to E-Connectivity/Broadband in Unserved Rural Areas

WASHINGTON– Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to fund broadband infrastructure projects in unserved rural communities. “E-connectivity is essential to t... Read More

Aggies are equine and ranch savvy

CURTIS, Neb. – Ranchers who use horses in their cattle operations rely on well-trained mounts in their daily duties. College classes and a competition team at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture teach both horses and riders the practical... Read More

Eight providers asked to submit proposals for region's mental health services

Region One Behavioral Authority has asked eight applicants to submit proposals to provide mental health services in the region once Panhandle Health Group closes. All eight applicants had supplied their qualifications in February. The Panhandle Tr... Read More

Nearly $3-Billion of Southern California’s Urban Economy Linked to Strawberry Farming, Study Shows

WATSONVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern California workers and businesses contribute significantly to the state’s strawberry industry, generating nearly $3-billion in non-farm revenue every year, according to a new study released by the Cali... Read More

China state-media editor vows soyabean retaliation

US soyabean exports will be targeted if the Trump administration imposes further tariffs on China, said Hu Xijin, editor of nationalist tabloid the Global Times, which is controlled by the Chinese Communist party mouthpiece the People’s Daily. “I... Read More

Wheatland man dies in Monday I-25 accident

A 31 year old Wheatland man died as the result of a crash on I-25 near Douglas early Monday morning. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Jason Harvard of Wheatland was traveling southbound on I-25 in a 2007 Dodge pickup when he lost control o... Read More

NFU Celebrates National Agriculture Day

WASHINGTON – As the national agriculture community joins together to celebrate National Agriculture Day, National Farmers Union (NFU) is recognizing family farmers and ranchers for the wide array of contributions they make to consumers’ everyday... Read More

Farm Bureau Report: Soybeans Lead the Way in Agriculture Trade in the Beef State

Nebraska may be known as the beef state, but when it comes to agriculture exports, international sales of soybeans bring home the greatest value to Nebraska agriculture, according to a report released by the Nebraska Farm Bureau, Tues. March 20. The ... Read More

Paez receives probation for enticement conviction

A 19-year-old Scottsbluff man convicted of a Class IV Felony charge of Enticement by an Electronic Communication Device was sentenced to three years probation and was given restrictions on use of the internet. Kobe Paez was found guilty of enticin... Read More

Midwest Senators Write Trump Opposing any RIN Waiver Cap

A group of Midwest Senators is urging President Trump to oppose capping Renewable Identification Numbers, or RIN prices, as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa, along with Deb Fischer of Nebraska, John Thune ... Read More