Huskers To Host Longhorns This Weekend

Lincoln - An old Nemesis returns to Lincoln this weekend as Nebraska (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will host the No. 16 Texas Longhorn (17-8, 5-1 Big 12) at Hawks Field for the first time since 2011, when both ... Read More

Kansas Corn Supports Rep. Pompeo's Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Bill

Kansas Representative Mike Pompeo and Rep. G.K. Buttterfield (D-NC) introduced a bipartisan bill today that would create a national, science-based labeling standard for GMO foods. The Kansas Corn Growers Association supports Rep. Pompeo's efforts and... Read More

University of Nebraska names top teaching, research and engagement award winners

University of Nebraska Interim President James Linder, M.D., has announced the 2015 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement. The university-wide awards recognize faculty whose work has had a sign... Read More

USDA Proposes to Continue Farm Subsidy Abuse

March 25, 2015, Washington, DC - Yesterday USDA issued the long awaited proposed rule to reform farm subsidy payments.  Sadly, the proposed changes to the “actively engaged in farming” rules amount to very little in the way of real reform, missi... Read More

AWA FARMER WILL WITHERSPOON JOINS CONGRESSWOMAN LOUISE SLAUGHTER IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE MISUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN FARMING

WASHINGTON (MARCH 25, 2015)--  Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) joined forces with former NFL player turned Certified AWA farmer Will Witherspoon to reintroduce the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act (PAMTA) (H.R.... Read More

ICYMI: Trade Policies That Work for America's Farmers and Ranchers

By Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) Roll Call Agriculture is a cornerstone of our national economy, supporting 16 million jobs both on and off the farm. American farmers and ranchers are the most innovative and productive in the world, providing us w... Read More

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza case confirmed in Crawford County

MANHATTAN, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified Tuesday that samples collected from a commercial poultry flock in Crawford County tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). The flock will be depopulated on T... Read More

Statement by Bob Stallman Regarding the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – “State-led mandatory food labeling initiatives mislead consumers about the safety of GM foods, even though there is no credible evidence linking a food-safety or health risk to the consumption of GM foods. These... Read More

Scotts Bluff National Monument Supt. heading to Colo.

A familiar face for locals - and friendly face for tourists- will not be on hand for much of the busy season this year at Scotts Bluff National Monument. Park Superintendent Ken Mabery has been asked to do a special detail assignment at Colorado N... Read More

Soy Growers: GMO Labeling Bill would Provide Clarity with a National Non-GMO Label

ST. LOUIS (March 25, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued its firm support today for a bill introduced and referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee that would provide for a national labeling standard for non-GMO foods. The... Read More

Caution urged after bird flu turns up in Cheyenne-area goose

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges people to be careful with wild and domestic fowl now that Wyoming is among the states where a strain of bird flu has turned up in recent months. Officials announced Thursday that a goose from the Cheyenne... Read More