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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

Wheat code finally cracked; wheat genome sequence will bring stronger wheat varieties to farmers

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University scientists, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, published today in the international journal Science a detailed description of the complete genome of bread wheat, the worl... Read More

China finds second African swine fever case at WH Group plant

BEIJING (Reuters) - China found its second case of African swine fever (ASF) on Thursday at a slaughterhouse owned by WH Group Ltd’s Chinese unit, stirring concerns about the spread of the deadly infection across the world’s largest pig herd. ... Read More

Back to school with Beef. It's What's For Dinner.

DENVER, -- To help get the school year off to a happy and healthy start, Beef. It's What's For Dinner. is making it easier than ever to incorporate beef into packed lunches with the Best. School. Lunch. Ever! recipe collection. The Best. School. ... 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

2018 Cash Lease Adjustments on Irrigation Equipment for Cropland Rental Arrangements in Nebraska

The Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights Report 2017-2018 provides recent trends on land values and rental rates for landowners, tenants, and stakeholders. Each year the special feature section covers topics on new or emerging issues related t... 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

ADM Strengthens Global Footprint with Acquisition of Brazilian Oilseeds Facilities

CHICAGO---Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase certain assets of Brazil-based Algar Agro, including oilseeds processing facilities in Uberlândia in the state of Minas Gerais, and Por... Read More

Senator Grassley believes EPA has taken RIN generation from exports off the table

Sen. Chuck Grassley says the Environmental Protection Agency is no longer considering a controversial provision that would have made exported ethanol and biodiesel eligible for the credits used to measure compliance with the federal blending mandate.... Read More

TBNRD Approves Lower Budget for FY 2018-2019,  Republican Basin-Wide Plan

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District’s (TBNRD) directors approved the district’s budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year with a property tax request that is 39 percent lower than the tax asking of the previous year’s budget. The 2018-2019 prope... Read More

CLASSIC GREEN REUNION

Let's paint the town John Deere green in June, 2019! Fonner Park and Grand Island have been selected as the host site for the inaugural Classic Green Reunion. John Deere collectors and lovers will converge on Grand Island next June 13, 14 and 15 for ... Read More

Hormel Foods Corporation And WholeStone Farms Announce The Sale Of Fremont, Neb., Processing Facility To WholeStone Farms, LLC

AUSTIN, Minn., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, and WholeStone Farms, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Hormel Foods Fremont, Neb., pro... Read More

Hail Hits Crops Near North Platte

A thunderstorm containing large hail traveled through parts of Nebraska yesterday. Near North Platte, hail pummeled corn and soybean fields.  These photos were taken east and southeast of North Platte. Photo by Randy via Twitter (@crzy4wx ) ... Read More

Know the feeding value of ditch hay

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Using ditch hay to feed cattle is a common practice across the U.S. It provides livestock producers with a source of readily available forage which can be very useful particularly during feed shortages. “Under ideal condition... Read More