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China Says Washington Trade Actions Will Hurt American Workers

A Reuters report says China accused the Trump Administration of being capricious in its handling of trade issues. Chinese government officials warned U.S. workers and farmers that they’ll be hurt... Read More

NPPC Wants Regulations Reined In Further

American pork producers are facing the triple-whammy of declining income, a growing labor shortage, and volatile markets caused by trade disputes. They don’t also need to contend with costly red tape and unfunded mandates from Washington. Those ... Read More

Senate Farm Bill Setting Up for Debate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set the process in motion for considering the farm bill on the Senate floor. On Monday evening, Politico says the Senate is scheduled to hold a procedural vote on the motion to proceed to the farm bill legisl... Read More

At least 1 injury as storm rolls through Keith County

OGALLALA, Neb. - At least one person was injured when a powerful thunderstorm rolled through Keith County in western Nebraska. The National Weather Service says one person was injured Sunday at Lake McConaughy, where camping vehicles were tossed o... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 22, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: Trump Administration Planning USDA Reorganization Story 2: EU Imposes Retaliatory Tariffs on the U.S. Story 3: Rural Mainstreet Economy Expands for June  Story 4: U... Read More

One million dollar Powerball ticket sold in Alliance

Officials say a $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Alliance. The Nebraska Lottery said in a news release Monday that the ticket sold at the Fresh Start Convenience store matched the first five numbers drawn Saturday night but not the Powerbal... Read More

Fundamentals of animal nutrition training

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Many livestock owners and industry professionals wonder why some nutrients are important, how some animals utilize feed better than others, and what value they should give to various ingredients when making smart purchasing decisi... Read More

Pioneers Go Cold in Series Finale Against Hastings

HASTINGS, NE - The Western Nebraska Pioneers fell behind early and never recovered on Sunday in Hastings, falling victim to a slew of poor pitching performances to drop the series finale to the Sodbusters, 17-5. The Pioneers (17-9) actually jumpe... Read More

EPA Calls Off Biofuel Quota Announcement

Criticism from the oil industry caused the Trump Administration to restart talks over a proposal to require large refineries to blend more biofuel to make up for exemptions granted to smaller refineries. Three people with knowledge of the situatio... Read More

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

WASHINGTON - A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A motorcycle shop near Cologne, Germany, wonders if i... Read More

USDA supports local foods in schools

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) today announced $5.2 million in grant awards to bring nutritious, local foods into schools and create new economic opportunities for farmers. The grants, part o... Read More