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Goshen 4-H competes in Showcase Showdown

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Goshen County 4-H, represented by 43 members, had a successful showing at the 2017 Showcase Showdown on June 20-22. The showcase is an opportunity for 4-H members across Wyoming to ... Read More

Member of House Ag Committee to visit western Nebraska

Congressman Donald Bacon Representative of Nebraska's 2nd District will be in western Nebraska June 24-25. Bacon is on the House Committee on Agriculture and is looking to broaden his knowledge of agriculture in the state. "I was raised on a co... Read More

NCGA Corn Board Elects Lynn Chrisp as Next Farmer to Help Lead Organization

The National Corn Growers Association's Corn Board has elected Lynn Chrisp of Nebraska to become the organization's first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. "I am deeply honored that my Corn Board colleagues chose ... Read More

Kansas Jury Awards $218M to Kansas Farmers in Syngenta Suit

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Friday's verdict after a three-week trial in Kansas City, Kansas, involves four Kansas farme... Read More

Kansas Wheat Harvest Dodging Rains, Disease

Farmers near Radium, in Stafford County, are taking their combine passes in the fields slowly as they cut through dense, tough and abundant straw. Yields in the area are expected to be higher than average, but some fields planted earlier last fall ... Read More

Burn without concern

The USDA Forest Service in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area (BWCWA) will continue to use controlled burns without worrying about fish health in associated watersheds, researchers say. “Fire is a part of this community,” said soil scie... Read More

NAGC Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The National Agricultural Genotyping Center, championed by the National Corn Growers Association, marks its one-year anniversary today and it does so with a significant list of accomplishments of importance to corn farmers. NAGC's mission is to ... Read More

Last Homesteader’s tractor in Alaska rescued from wilderness

The Friends of Homestead National Monument of America is bringing home the Allis Chalmers tractor used by America’s last homesteader. Dr. C.T. Frerichs, a retired Beatrice family physician, is providing the Friends of Homestead a financial donat... Read More

Western Kansas Wheat Harvest Sees Tough Conditions

This is day 8 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. While farmers in central Kansas may be celebrating good ha... Read More

(AUDIO) Nigerian and South African Millers Visit Wheat Harvest in KS and NE

Flour millers from Nigeria and South Africa will be in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Minnesota June 18 to 29, 2017, as part of a trade team sponsored by U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and wheat commissions from those states. Gerald The... Read More

Constructed Wetlands Show Promise in Managing Nutrients

Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rainforest and coral reefs. Now, modern agriculture is trying to capture some of nature's wetland magic as a means to manage nutrients on the farm.   State and natio... Read More