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Drivers Reminded to Watch for Ag Equipment

MARCH 23, 2018 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — As National Ag Week comes to a close, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is reminding drivers to watch for agriculture producers working near and traveling on Neb... Read More

Checkoff Scientists Help McDonald’s USA  Create Dairy-Focused Offerings

Dairy checkoff scientists who work onsite at McDonald’s headquarters have helped the chain launch three items that continue its commitment to elevate dairy and provide customers with great-tasting menu choices. Scientists working for Dairy Manag... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Statement on Ag Provisions in Government Spending Bill

LINCOLN, NE (March 23, 2018) -  Nebraska Cattlemen welcome the news that Congress included key policy provisions affecting agriculture in the omnibus spending bill, which funds the government for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year. Electroni... Read More

Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elects new officers

Lincoln, Neb. — The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting on March 9. Newly elected officers include: chairman of the board, Stephanie Liska of Wayne; vice chair, Brad Lubben of... Read More

Bridgeport's Aubrey Watts named PVC Star Student of the Week

Bridgeport 5th Grader Aubrey Watts has been selected as the Platte Valley Company's 'Star Student of the Week' She was nominated because she goes above and beyond to help her classmates and excels both in and out of the classroom. Watch her seg... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report Jerry Stowell Country Futures *AUDIO*

Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly cattle-on-feed report, released at 3:00 p.m. ET Friday, and analysts' estimates as compiled by the Wall Street Journal. In million head. Numbers USDA's Average Range 2018 2017 estimated of analys... Read More

KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission to Argentina

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Argentina from July 24 to Aug. 1, 2018. In an effort to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetic... Read More

March 23, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.01 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.01 (+0.08) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.01 (+0.08) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.39 (+0.08) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.39 (+0.08) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Farmers for Free Trade: Tariffs Make American Farmers a Target

Brian Kuehl, Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, says the Section 301 tariff announcement against China is bad news for American agriculture. The group says these tariffs will put a target on the backs of American farmers. Kuehl says, ... Read More

Former Nebraska Farm Bureau President Bryce Neidig  Passes Away at the age of 86

LINCOLN, NEB. – Bryce Neidig, the second longest serving president of Nebraska Farm Bureau, was remembered for being an articulate and popular president who was enthusiastic about the future of Farm Bureau and agriculture. He died March 22 at the a... Read More

Omnibus Spending Bill Also Contains Livestock “Fixes”

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association was pleased to see that the omnibus appropriations spending bill released on Wednesday night has what it called “two commonsense solutions to regulatory overreach in the Fiscal Year 2018.” The spending bill i... Read More