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Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

DES MOINES, Iowa — Former U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell, an Iowa farmer and soldier turned politician who served 16 years in Congress, has died. He was 84. The Democrat and former state Senate presid... Read More

WOTUS Now in Effect in 26 States

MINNEAPOLIS (DTN) -- The 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, now is in effect in 26 states after a federal judge in South Carolina issued a nationwide injunction on a recent EPA rule that delayed the implementation of the Obama-era regulation... Read More

Court Deals Keystone XL a Setback

MINNEAPOLIS (DTN) -- The Trump administration recently issued a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline as part of a release of a federal review, concluding the proposed pipeline poses no significant threat to the environment. But, on W... Read More

Make the Most of August Recess

August presents a huge opportunity for agricultural advocacy, with federal lawmakers in their home districts, hosting constituent meetings and interacting directly with the people they were elected to serve. Lawmakers are interested in learning about... Read More

China Files WTO Complaint over U.S. Solar Tariffs

China’s latest shot in a tit-for-tat trade war is a World Trade Organization Complaint over U.S. solar tariffs. China filed a complaint with the WTO to help determine the legality of the U.S. policies, saying they not only harm China's rights but a... Read More

Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska endorse Bob Krist for Governor

For the first time in its 13-year existence, the Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska (ICON) have endorsed a candidate for office when the board voted to endorse Bob Krist for Governor of Nebraska. Krist had announced that he would run as an Independen... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News - Aug. 15, 2018

The latest in agriculture news and information. Story 1: Rural Futures Institute summer-long projects focused on rural vitality. Story 2: China: U.S. agriculture won't recover from trade war More agriculture news and information: ...... Read More

U.S., Mexico, Close to Reaching NAFTA Deal

The U.S. and Mexico are “very, very close” to reaching a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. A White House economic adviser said this week the negotiation teams were going through the perceived final details. The U.S. is ho... Read More

Bayer Takes Market Hit from Glyphosate Ruling

The first day of trading following a jury ruling against Monsanto pushed shares of Bayer down 12 percent. Monsanto, recently acquired by Bayer, was ordered to pay $289 million as part of a lawsuit alleging glyphosate causes cancer. While Bayer say... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - Aug. 14

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news and information. Story 1: Acting EPA Administrator to Visit Iowa State Fair Story 2:  Global Food Prices Decline Story 3: Brazilian Judge Suspends Glyphosate Use Story 4: NAFTA Concerns fr... Read More

Fair Season in Nebraska

Summer means it is fair season in Nebraska.  From county fairs to the state fair, Nebraskans come together to celebrate Nebraska agriculture and the best our communities have to offer.  Agricultural fairs have been a part of our state’s heritage ... Read More