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When Will USDA Cut South American Corn Production?

Traders were expecting USDA to cut its Brazilian corn production estimate on Tuesday, with one wire service average trade estimate at 93.25 million metric tons (mmt) and a range of estimates from 95 m... Read More

Hunter Named First-Team AVCA All-American

Nebraska senior setter Kelly Hunter was named a first-team AVCA All-American on Wednesday, headlining a group of four Huskers that were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Senior outside hitter Annika Albrecht and junior ou... Read More

Dec. 13, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.12 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.12 (+0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.12 (+0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.26 (+0.05) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.26 (+0.05) Frenchman Valle... Read More

**WEBSITE LAUNCH** House Agriculture Committee Launches Farm Bill Landing Page

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the 2018 Farm Bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) today announced the launch of a new online resource which can be accessed through the committee’s current website, https://agricultu... Read More

The Scotts Bluff County Airport Authority is getting ready to welcome SkyWest, flying as United Express, when they begin flights from Scottsbluff to Denver beginning January 30th. The Airport Authority Wednesday scheduled a "flight gathering" begi... Read More

Senate Ag Committee Approves Vaden as USDA General Counsel

Despite concerns, the Senate Agriculture Committee advanced the nomination of Stephen Vadenn as the Department of Agriculture’s general counsel this week. The nomination moves on to the full Senate for a vote. The committee approved the nominati... Read More

Nebraska DOT: $11.2 billion in roadwork needed over 20 years

Nebraska state road officials have identified $11.2 billion in construction needs over the next two decades. The Department of Transportation released the projection Wednesday in its annual report to lawmakers. The projection includes the estimate... Read More

Cover Crops – Another Tool in the Conservation Toolbox

Sustainability—it’s a word many people in and around the agricultural world have been hearing a lot lately. But what does sustainability mean and how can it be implemented? Sustainability can be defined, in the environmental science sense, as “... Read More

Lighthizer Defends U.S. Agriculture at WTO Ministerial

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) thanks U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for his efforts to defend U.S. agriculture against attempts to weaken the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on domestic support in agriculture. ... Read More

USDA Ends Prevented Planting +10 Percent Option

The Department of Agriculture has ended a ten percent higher crop insurance coverage option for prevented planting claims. In a memo sent out to insurers and USDA’s Risk Management Agency field offices, USDA eliminated the Prevented Planting +10... Read More

Plant Impact puts itself up for sale, after Bayer breaks pledge on product purchases

Shares in Plant Impact plunged to an all-time low after the crop enhancement group revealed that it had put itself up for a quick sale, saying it had been left facing a cash hole after Bayer broke a pledge on product purchases. Plant Impact shares... Read More