Optimism Prevails at 20th Anniversary Meeting of Bison Association

DENVER, CO (January 28, 2015) - Optimistic attitudes among bison producers attending the National Bison Association's 20th Anniversary conference and strong prices paid at the annual bison auction h... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Wednesday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 8) Notre Dame 77 ( 4) Duke 73 Final ( 6) Arizona 90 Oregon 56 Final ( 9) Kansas 64 TCU 61 Final (10) Louisville 81 Boston College 72 Final (12) Wichita St. 58 Loyola of Chicago 47 Final (18) ... Read More

Lower Oil Prices Contributing To Lower Food Prices

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Rabobank says that the recent dramatic oil price drop will have implications for the global food supply chain if oil prices remain low through 2015, as the bank predicts. In a new report, Rabobank forecasts tha... Read More

Rep. Bob Gibs Named Wheat Leader of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 28, 2015 – U.S. House of Representative from Ohio Robert “Bob” Gibbs was selected as the 2014 Wheat Leader of the Year Award by the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) at the annual Wheat Industry Winter C... Read More

Statement Regarding American Farm Bureau Federation and EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2015 – “Farmers, ranchers and citizens in general should be concerned about the court’s disregard for individual privacy. This court seems to believe that the Internet age has eliminated the individual’s interest... Read More

USDA Announces Winners of the 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of 30 university students to attend USDA's 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum titled "Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century" to be held Feb. 19-20, 2015, at the ... Read More

Mitigating Global Challenges Focus of Inaugural Henry C. Gardiner Lecture

MANHATTAN, Kan. — In the next 35 years, farmers will have to produce more food than the world has produced in its history, a challenge some are calling the greatest challenge we've ever faced. However daunting it may seem, Robert Fraley is optimist... Read More

USB to Set Plan for Future at February Meeting

Farmer-leaders of the United Soybean Board (USB) will meet in February to tackle a busy week of strategic planning for 2016. This meeting includes setting strategic priorities in each of the four target areas – Communications, Domestic Opportuni... Read More

Study: Tax relief legislation would provide jobs and grow Nebraska

A Nebraska research firm says legislation introduced into the unicameral that would provide gradual income tax relief over the next ten years would result in thousands of new jobs. Adam Weinberg with The Platte Institute for Economic Research says... Read More

New Aquaculture Handbook is a Tool for Improving Pakistani Farmer Incomes and Food Security

KARACHI (Jan.  27, 2015) - Pakistan’s fish farmers and entire aquaculture industry now have a new resource to encourage success, the Aquaculture Handbook—Fish Farming and Nutrition in Pakistan. The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World In... Read More

Peterson Announces Ag Subcommittee Ranking Members

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., today announced the Democratic Ranking Members and Subcommittee membership for the House Agriculture Committee’s six Subcommittees. Peterson will serve as a... Read More