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Chair Fudge on Suit to Block Administration’s SNAP Cut

WASHINGTON– Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations in a statement Monday highlighted the House’s support of a lawsuit ... Read More

New “WOTUS” Rule Favorable for Soy Farmers

The Trump Administration has announced replacement regulation for Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS), which was repealed fall 2019. A spokesperson for the administration said during the announcement that the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule, “represent... Read More

Wildfire Awareness Week reminds Kansans to remain vigilant as wildfire season approaches

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has proclaimed Feb. 3-7, 2020, as Wildfire Awareness Week in partnership with the Kansas Interagency Wildfire Council and multiple state agencies.  “Each year, wildfires endanger our firefighters, n... Read More

Kansas lawmakers discuss labeling for meat alternatives

Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill to restrict how producers of meat alternatives could market their products in the state. The bill lists 22 meat-related terms that producers of alternative foods won't be able to use, such as jerky or burger, u... Read More

Sen. Bostelman Introduces Flood Task Force Bill

Lincoln - This week, Sen. Bruce Bostelman of Brainard introduced LB1201, a bill that aims at identifying existing resources that communities can use in response to flood events and evaluating floodwater management issues.   "Nebraskans in Distric... Read More

Farmers Optimistic Despite Challenging 2019

A new poll finds farmers are optimistic for 2020, despite a challenging 2019. The DTN/Progressive Farmer Agriculture Confidence Index rose to 164.1 in December 2019, significantly higher than the Index of 110.2 in March and the December 2018 level... Read More

NEWSLETTER: Weekly Agriculture News From the Rural Radio Network

Good Friday morning!   This week kept the Rural Radio Network team busy with on the ground coverage for both national and local events. Here's the weekly roundup of the agriculture news we've been working on... Weekly Newsletter from t... Read More

Export Exchange 2020 Scheduled For October

The U.S. Grains Council announced Export Exchange 2020 this week, scheduled for October 7-9. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association, uniquely focuses on connecting international grain buyers... Read More

New Clean Water Rule Released

OMAHA (DTN) -- Agricultural groups cheered and environmental groups howled Thursday as the Trump administration released a new rule defining waters of the U.S. The pendulum again swung in the way waters will be regulated under the Clean Water Act, a... Read More

Court: Kansas

A federal judge has ruled that provisions in a Kansas law that ban the secret filming at slaughterhouses and other livestock facilities unconstitutionally criminalize free speech. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil mostly sided on Wednesday with a... Read More

Nebraska farm, business groups spar over property tax bill

A bill that would lower Nebraska’s property taxes by shifting more state aid to schools is drawing support from the state’s top agricultural and business groups but opposition from schools that don’t want restrictions on their taxing power and ... Read More