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Farm Bureau says corporate farming ruling is partial victory

The farm group that challenged North Dakota's Depression-era anti-corporate farming law says a federal judge's recent decision not to strike down the law is at least a partial victory. North Dakota... Read More

Escalating Trade War with China Will Increase Damage to  American Soybean Farmers

Washington, D.C. (September 24, 2018)—The Administration’s decision to impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports—and China’s subsequent retaliation on $60 billion of U.S. products—deepens and prolongs the tr... Read More

Pork Industry Commits To Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 25, 2018 – The National Pork Producers Council is joining with more than 100 public- and private-sector U.S. organizations in a global initiative to create international standards and codes of practices to prevent unsafe res... Read More

USMEF Statement on Signing of Revised KORUS

On Sept. 24, the revised Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) was signed by President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) President and CEO Dan Halstrom issued the following statement: Signing of... Read More

Secretary Perdue Statement on DOJ Filing in 9th Circuit Chlorpyrifos Ruling

(Washington, D.C., September 24, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today praised the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) decision to request a rehearing of a pesticide case before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. DOJ has asked for a ... Read More

Wagner Man Accused in Theft of Cattle and Feed Checks

LAKE ANDES, S.D. (AP) — A Wagner man is accused of stealing nearly $350,000 worth of cattle and feed checks. The Daily Republic reports that Aaron Podzimek was indicted on felony grand theft charges in Charles Mix County on Thursday, and arreste... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news and information. More video from the Rural Radio Network: ...... Read More

U.S., Canada Talks on NAFTA Offer Little Progress

Stalled talks between the U.S. and Canada regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement are expected to continue this week, as the U.S. desires to reach a deal by September 30th. Informal talks are likely over the next few days, according to R... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Congratulates President Trump on the New U.S. Trade Deal with South Korea

LINCOLN –Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed news that President Donald J. Trump has signed a new trade deal with South Korea. “Thank you to President Donald J. Trump for signing this new trade deal.  South Korea is home to some of Nebraska’s b... Read More

Union Pacific Announces New Operating Plan; STB Asks for More Details

Union Pacific (UP) has announced a new operating plan to implement Precision Scheduled Railroading principles. Soon after, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board wrote a letter to UP requesting weekly phone calls about the implementation of its operat... Read More


WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) – Today National Cattlemen's Beef Association President Kevin Kester released the following statement in response to the signing of the modernized Korea-United States Trade Agreement (KORUS): “KORUS is a prime e... Read More