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USCA Comments on Changes to FSIS Standards and Labeling

WASHINGTON - The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted comments today to the Food Safety and Inspection Services regarding changes to the Standards and Labeling Policy Book on “P... Read More

Technology is the application of knowledge

The conversations are endless. Consumers want and some demand to know the origin, safety and nutrition contained in the food they eat or feed their families. Little more than a decade ago, seemed like most people could give a hoot about their fo... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Submits Comments on EPA RFS Volumes Proposal

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, who is a past chair of the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition, announced that he has submitted comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2019 un... Read More

KDA Participates in Trade Mission to Argentina

MANHATTAN, Kan. — In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina, where the team attended the La Rural 2018 Exhibition. La Rural has become the most prominent livestock show in Argentina, with more ... Read More

(Video) Above the Tassels - Aerial Application with Helicopters

Aerial application, commonly known as crop dusting,  is a practice that has been around since the early 1900's.  Many things have changed since the early days of the agriculture innovation. Two types of aircraft are commonly used in agricultural... Read More

Australia hails renewed Japanese beef imports after 17-year hiatus

Wagyu beef companies from across Japan exhibited their products on Monday at a food showcase celebrating the return of Japanese beef to Australia after 17 years. Sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization, the Premium Japanese Food Showcas... Read More

U.S. drops agriculture demand from NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States has dropped a contentious demand from the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement to impose restrictions on Mexican agricultural exports, Mexico’s top farm lobby said on Sunday. Talks to... Read More

Bayer/Monsanto Merger Clears All Hurdles

It’s taken months of divesting, negotiating, and waiting, but Bayer and Monsanto will complete their merger. German-based Bayer can now officially begin integrating Monsanto after Bayer divested itself of certain Crop Science businesses in a sale t... Read More

ACE comments on proposed 2019 RFS

Sioux Falls, SD – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed blending volumes for 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on the final day of accepting public... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News - August 20, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news. Story: Oceans of Grass Documentary - Georg Joutras Full Oceans of Grass feature video: More agriculture news and information: ...... Read More

Kansas and Missouri hope to attract nearly 700 USDA jobs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas and Missouri officials hope to attract the nearly 700 well-paying USDA jobs that are being moved out of Washington D.C. The Kansas City Star reports that Kansas and Missouri hope to land the jobs for the Economic R... Read More