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Farm Futures Issues Latest Plantings Intentions Survey

Growers hope to plant another record soybean crop this spring while scaling back corn acres, according to Farm Futures latest survey of intentions for 2017. Producers said they expect to plant near... Read More

Early-Season Outlook for Wheat Diseases

Stripe rust and leaf rust: The rust diseases are some of the most important diseases in the state and annually cause more yield loss than most other diseases of wheat. The rust diseases often become established in Texas and Oklahoma before spreading ... Read More

ASA Supports National Biodiesel Board Anti-Dumping Petition

The American Soybean Association (ASA) has signaled its support for an anti-dumping and countervailing duty petition filed yesterday by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). The petition alleges that Argentine and Indonesian companies are flooding the ... Read More

Farmer's Cooperative announces expansion and renovations

HEMINGFORD - Farmer's Cooperative Elevator Company in Hemingford has announced three capital projects of more than $3,400,000 to be done this spring and summer. The first project will be an expansion at the Mirage Flats facility. "We built two ... Read More

(AUDIO) Governor Finishes National Ag Week Tours Learning About Specialty Crops - Hops

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts spent National Agriculture Week traveling the state and visiting the different industries that make up Nebraska agriculture. The tours finished on Thursday. “We've been all across the state (this week) visiting a ... Read More

Cargill Faces Criticism Over Non-GMO Verification

Cargill faced many questions over social media this week on their association with the Non-GMO Project organization.    Their mission on their website claims, "The Non-GMO Project is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and building so... Read More

College Students Discover Opportunities at Kansas Corn Careers Events

Kansas Corn continued its Careers in Corn college tour with a recent stop in at Kansas State University. The tour's purpose is to connect current students with professionals and possible future employers in the Kansas corn industry. The tour stops, s... Read More

Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates Come Pouring In

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. In the days leading up to it, several organizations are making predictions as to what the report will show. An Ag Web Dot Com article says Met Life Agricult... Read More

Nebraska Part of National Research Initiative to Improve Cover Crops

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is part of a $6.6 million research initiative to promote soil health through the development and adoption of new cover crops across the United States. The initiative was launched March 22 by the Foundation for Food ... Read More

Torrington Western Sugar Factory to remain open for fall campaign

The Western Sugar Factory in Torrington, Wyo. received some good news in the past couple of weeks. The factory will now run into May and then be ready for the fall's sugar beet campaign. Mike Varney, mayor of Torrington said they learned of the... Read More

Monsanto Gifts Biotech Research Facility to University of Wisconsin

Monsanto has donated a $10 million biotechnology research facility in Middleton, Wisconsin, to the University of Wisconsin, Madison, College of Agriculture. The facility, originally opened in 1982, features 20 greenhouses, 15,000 square feet of contr... Read More