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Nebraska to Receive Nearly $7 Million for Water Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that Nebraska will receive nearly $7 million of investment in water and wastewater infrastructure. U.S. Senator Deb Fisch... Read More

Kansas Wheat Commission to fund gene editing research at K-State

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas Wheat Commission has announced that it is putting its support behind a technology being advanced at Kansas State University and that one researcher says will bring “many new discoveries” in improving wheat. The uni... Read More

Monarch Support Coming to ASA’s Social Pages in September

Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2018) — While trade issues remain top priority for the soy industry, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is taking a moment this fall to illuminate the importance of monarch habitat in its overall conservation effo... Read More

Soil health field day in Shelby, Nebraska

SHELBY, Neb. — The groundswell continues to grow for soil health as an on-farm business and environmental strategy, with more Nebraska farmers ready to take that first step. To help them learn from their peers and answer tough questions on adopting... Read More

(Video) Husker Harvest Days Site Improvements Nearly Ready

GRAND ISLAND, NEB.- Husker Harvest Days will celebrate its 41st annual event with $7.5 million of upgrades that are nearly completed for the 2018 show that will be held Sept. 11-13 on its permanent site near Grand Island, Neb. “All the major c... Read More

Biofuels Grow Nebraska

In our ag economy, biofuels are playing an increasingly important role in growing more opportunity for the next generation of farm families.  With economic uncertainty and low commodity prices, ethanol not only helps build reliable demand for our co... Read More

Nebraska State Fair to Feature 4-H Exhibits, Life-Size Robot, Food Samples

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 20, 2018 – University of Nebraska–Lincoln representatives will join fairgoers in celebrating the state’s people, products and talent during the Nebraska State Fair Aug. 24 to Sept. 3 in Grand Island. “The Nebraska S... 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

U.S. seed sellers push for limits on Monsanto, BASF weed killer

CHICAGO (Reuters) - America’s two biggest independent seed sellers, Beck’s Hybrids and Stine Seed, told Reuters they are pushing U.S. environmental regulators to bar farmers from spraying dicamba weed killer during upcoming summers in a potential... 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 Files WTO Complaint over U.S. Solar Tariffs

China’s latest shot in a tit-for-tat trade war is a World Trade Organization Complaint over U.S. solar tariffs. China filed a complaint with the WTO to help determine the legality of the U.S. policies, saying they not only harm China's rights but a... Read More