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Upper Big Blue NRD Makes State History with Precedent-Setting Initiative

YORK, Neb. – The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) is embarking on the first-ever combined water quality management and voluntary integrated management planning processes in partnershi... Read More

State Checkoff Aims to Improve Belizean Nutrition with Soy Protein

Belize is one of the poorest countries in Central America, with high incidence of undernourishment. To improve nutrition there and to help communities encourage healthier lifestyles, Xpand2 LLC (an international marketing consultancy) and the Kansas ... Read More

Senate Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp Production

An amendment to the Senate Farm Bill that recently passed out of the Ag Committee contains an amendment that would remove hemp from the federal definition of marijuana. The amendment, sponsored by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, would... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 18, 2018

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency made a stop in Nebraska last week.  Bryce Doeschot reports... (Video) - Pruitt shares an update on WOTUS  Watch: Agriculture feature stories from the Rural Radio Network  ...... Read More

Ag Hit by Chinese Tariffs

OMAHA (DTN) -- Leaders from the American Soybean Association could only respond in dismay Friday after President Donald Trump announced he was going ahead with $34 billion in tariffs against Chinese technology products because China wasted little tim... Read More

Administration Approves $50 Billion in 301 Tariffs

Farmers for Free Trade Executive Director Brian Kuehl  says the Trump Administration’s approval of $50 billion worth of imported goods from China is “scary.” The tariffs on Chinese imports will result in heavy retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agric... Read More

Pollinator week kicks off Monday June 18

National Pollinator Week June 18–24, will see a Syngenta team  embark on a road trip up the Monarch Highway (Interstate 35) to bring awareness to some of the people who contribute to pollinator health and stewardship. The I-35 corridor is recogniz... Read More

Administration Approves $50 Billion in 301 Tariffs

Farmers for Free Trade Executive Director Brian Kuehl (Keel) says the Trump Administration’s approval of $50 billion worth of imported goods from China is “scary.” The tariffs on Chinese imports will result in heavy retaliatory tariffs negot... Read More

Nebraska Corn disappointed by Chinese tariffs

This morning, President Trump announced his plans to move forward with Section 301 tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports. The first round, $34 billion in tariffs, would go into effect July 6, 2018. The remaining tariffs are expected to be impleme... Read More

Dalmation Toadflax – invasive species in western Nebraska

Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) is a concept to identify potential invasive species prior to or just as the establishment of the invasive is taking place.  An Integrated Pest Management plan (IPM) can be developed to manage, contain and er... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau fears tariffs will hurt trade with China

Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says he fears Friday's action by the Trump administration to move forward with $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese products will only amplify the major issues in America's trading relationship with Chin... Read More