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Bovine Tuberculosis Trace Investigation Identifies Infected Kalamazoo County Herd

LANSING – A trace investigation from a bovine tuberculosis (TB) infected herd in Ottawa County has led to the identification of a bovine TB positive roping cattle herd in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. The Ottawa County cattle, which originated from a... Read More

Farm Bureau Statement on AG Act Workforce Legislation

WASHINGTON,  –The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on all members of Congress to support House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in his goal of including the AG Act in the Securing America’s Future Act. “We are at a cris... Read More

(Video) Nebraska Farm Bureau designates Fischer a 'Friend of Agriculture'

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer has been designated a “Friend of Agriculture” by the Nebraska Farm Bureau’s political action committee (NFBF-PAC).   Fischer, who is seeking re-election to the U.S. Senate, received the designation based on her stron... Read More

Promoting Livestock For Future Growth

Raising livestock has always been a part of life in Nebraska. Our ranchers have made beef Nebraska’s largest industry. In 2017, we exported $1.26 billion worth of beef, making Nebraska the largest beef exporting state in the country for two years i... Read More

Zoetis Develops First Holstein Reference Genome

PARSIPPANY, — Zoetis has developed the first complete Holstein de novo reference genome, giving geneticists the ability to map regions of the genome influencing a range of health and disease outcomes. This significant development will promote adv... Read More

2017 Outstanding Pork Service Award Winners Announced

LINCOLN– Russ Vering, President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association recognized the 2017 Outstanding Pork Service Award winners at a ceremony held in conjunction with NPPA’s Annual Meeting. The Outstanding Pork Service Awards are given ann... Read More

History Channel Following Farmers for a Documentary Series

The agriculture industry typically looks at documentaries about American agriculture with more than a little trepidation. However, the History Channel says it’s putting together a documentary about American agriculture with no agenda in mind. Th... Read More

FTC Nominee Pledges to Look Closely at Ag Mergers

The Federal Trade Commission would take a look at past merger deals to see if regulators were too easy on the companies involved. That’s the promise of Joseph Simons, the White House nominee for FTC Chairman. Simons said during a Senate confirma... Read More

Trump to Sit Down with Mexican President

The North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations will be just one of the topics President Trump will discuss with the President of Mexico when they meet in the next few weeks. Bloomberg says they plan to discuss the relationship between the tw... Read More

National FFA Week: February 17-24, 2018

Nebraska Corn is a proud supporter of the FFA organization and is excited to celebrate National FFA Week, which takes place February 17-24, 2018. Over 650,000 students in grades seven through 12 participate in the FFA organization throughout the Unit... Read More

ISU leads project to combat herbicide resistance

AMES, Iowa — Harrison County is home to a new project focused on combating weed resistance as part of a statewide pest resistance management program led by Iowa State University. A team of local farmers, landowners, agronomists, crop advisers, b... Read More

NCTA to host Feb. 26th science fair

CURTIS, Neb. – Science and engineering students of middle and high school ages from central and western Nebraska will converge February 26 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. The 2018 Central Nebraska Science and Engineer... Read More

For vegetable gardening success, K-State recommended varieties consistently shine

OLATHE, Kan. – K-State Research and Extension has updated its recommendations of vegetable varieties that have consistently proven themselves to be hearty, resistant to drought and disease, while producing good amounts of fruit. These last few wee... Read More

Uhlir Elected as State Pork President

Darin Uhlir from St. Paul, Nebraska was elected as President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA). Joining Uhlir as NPPA’s leaders are Tim Chancellor, 1st Vice President of Broken Bow and Kevin Peterson, 2nd Vice President of Osceola. ... Read More