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International Dairy Groups Join U.S. in Calling for Action Against Canadian Trade Policies

(Washington, D.C. – June 27, 2017) An international coalition of 10 dairy industry organizations, including three U.S. dairy groups, is asking their governments’ trade ministers to intercede in t... Read More

TCD names new Community and Economic Development Director

Twin Cities Development has announced that a familiar face will be taking the reins as the new Community and Economic Development Director. Former Scottsbluff/ Gering United Chamber of Commerce Executive Director and Scottsbluff City Councilman Ke... Read More

NAFTA Renegotiations Must Prioritize Ag

A modernized North American Free Trade Agreement must build upon market gains for U.S. agriculture and settle remaining challenges for our nation’s farmers and ranchers in our neighboring markets, Don Shawcroft, Colorado Farm Bureau president, stat... Read More

Goshen 4-H competes in Showcase Showdown

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Goshen County 4-H, represented by 43 members, had a successful showing at the 2017 Showcase Showdown on June 20-22. The showcase is an opportunity for 4-H members across Wyoming to display their talents in 11 different state compet... Read More

Chinese-owned Syngenta eyes Bayer assets to bolster seeds

Switzerland's Syngenta (SYNN.S), the crop protection company acquired by ChemChina, has vowed to bulk up its seeds business and join the chase for assets rival Bayer (BAYGn.DE) must sell to gain regulatory approval for its takeover of Monsanto(MON.N)... Read More

California to List Glyphosate as Cancer-Causing

Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)... Read More

Nebraska senator looks for new state flag via crowdsourcing

A Nebraska state senator who called for an overhaul of the state flag is turning to the internet to come up with a possible new look. Sen. Burke Harr of Omaha says he wants to see ideas from the public and may try to change the flag again if one d... Read More

Monsanto Statement on Arkansas Plant Board Decision on Dicamba

Helping farmers protect their crops from troublesome weeds is a big focus for many modern agriculture companies, including Monsanto. Make no mistake about it: on the farm, weeds are much more than just an eye sore. They grow big and spread fast. They... Read More

2017-18 Chadron State College season passes now available

CHADRON, Neb. -- June 26, 2017 -- Season passes for Chadron State College sporting events are now available for team sports including football, basketball volleyball and softball. Additionally, an All-Event pass is offered for admission to all sports... Read More

Winter Wheat Harvest Now In Full Swing Across Kansas

According to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, for the week ending June 25, 2017, winter wheat harvest was in full swing across the state. Winter wheat condition rated 8 percent very poor, 15 poor, 31 fair, 40 good, and 6 excellent. Wi... Read More

Secretary Perdue to Travel to China to Mark Return of U.S. Beef

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will travel to China this week, joining with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, to formally mark the return of U.S. beef to the Chinese market after a 13-year hiatus.  In events ... Read More