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*Audio* Iowa tornadoes hit unexpectedly, causing damage and injuries

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. Re... Read More

Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 6-8 in Kearney

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 19, 2018 – Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policymakers and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 18th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference... Read More

Farmers, Ethanol Interests Plead With EPA to Reallocate Lost Biofuel Gallons

OMAHA (DTN) -- EPA had not planned to address small-refinery waivers in a public hearing on Wednesday, but farmers and biofuels groups had other ideas as they unloaded on the agency. EPA is seeking comments on the latest proposed Renewable Fuel St... Read More

House Moves to Send Farm Bill to Conference Committee, Appoints Conferees

In conjunction with the motion to proceed to conference on H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, House Democratic and Republican leaders named the House conferees, or members who will seek to resolve the differences between the two chamb... Read More

Dinneen to Become RFA Advisor, Cooper CEO

WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) made an announcement  that marks the beginning of a new era for the ethanol industry’s leading trade association. Executive Vice President Geoff Cooper will assume the position of President and ... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - July 19, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports from Washington D.C. Agriculture feature stories: ...... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Furnas County as Newest Nebraska Livestock Friendly County

BEAVER CITY – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Furnas County as the newest county in Nebraska to be designated a Livestock Friendly County (LFC). The Livestock Friendly County program is administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture... Read More

Chairman Roberts Honored with  Washington International Trade Association Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For his work to fight for open markets for American agriculture, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today was presented the Congressional Leadershi... Read More

USDA Authorizes Emergency Grazing of CP25 Conservation Reserve Program Acres for Kansas

(Manhattan, Kansas)– U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director David Schemm today announced the additional authorization of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practice CP25 acres for emergency grazing ... Read More

2018 Corn Congress- Washington DC

The 2018 Corn Congress is underway in Washington D.C. July 17 & 18.  Over 500 in attendance this year to talk policy and issues that are important not only to the corn producer but agriculture.  Attendees are making policy decisions for the NCG... Read More

NCBA Applauds U.S. House Motion to Begin Farm Bill Conference Committee

WASHINGTON (July 18, 2018) - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Kevin Kester today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representatives' approval of a motion to proceed to a conference committee for the 2018 Farm ... Read More