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2018 Hard Red Winter Wheat Harvest Nearing the Finish Line

As of Friday, Aug. 17, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) noted in their weekly harvest update that other than a few acres in Wyoming, the 2018 HRW harvest progress is now limited to Montana (71% complete), ... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

OMAHA  -- U.S. corn and soybeans still appear to be on pace for what could be an earlier-than-normal harvest, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. Listen to the audio of the report: ... Read More

Technology is the application of knowledge

The conversations are endless. Consumers want and some demand to know the origin, safety and nutrition contained in the food they eat or feed their families. Little more than a decade ago, seemed like most people could give a hoot about their fo... Read More

KDA Participates in Trade Mission to Argentina

MANHATTAN, Kan. — In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina, where the team attended the La Rural 2018 Exhibition. La Rural has become the most prominent livestock show in Argentina, with more ... Read More

(Video) Above the Tassels - Aerial Application with Helicopters

Aerial application, commonly known as crop dusting,  is a practice that has been around since the early 1900's.  Many things have changed since the early days of the agriculture innovation. Two types of aircraft are commonly used in agricultural... Read More

Bayer/Monsanto Merger Clears All Hurdles

It’s taken months of divesting, negotiating, and waiting, but Bayer and Monsanto will complete their merger. German-based Bayer can now officially begin integrating Monsanto after Bayer divested itself of certain Crop Science businesses in a sale t... Read More

Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy Returns to Classes with DC Experience

College students participating in the Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy are returning to fall classes with valuable experiences from a week in the nation's capitol. The Collegiate Academy joined Kansas Corn leaders in Washington D.C. in July for Corn C... Read More

ACE comments on proposed 2019 RFS

Sioux Falls, SD – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed blending volumes for 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on the final day of accepting public... Read More

Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce. Missouri has had below-average rainfall since winter. The U.S. Drought Monitor map shows tha... Read More

Governor’s Trade Delegation Returns from Vietnam

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed back a trade delegation led by Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman.  Wellman and NDA staff were in Vietnam August 6th-10th to promote Nebraska agriculture and to introd... Read More

Tough Negotiations Ahead for 2019 Cash Rents

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Land values are holding steady despite the tumble in commodity prices, and the good news is that's propping up equity in farm country, allowing sufficient collateral for land-owning operators to borrow funds. Unfortunately, stable ... Read More