class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-news page-template-page-templatesnews-php page page-id-544 page-parent group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.1 vc_responsive"
Chairman Peterson, Secretary Perdue Speak on Pandemic Response; Committee Unveils Online Hub for Response Resources

WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke by phone today to discuss the status of the Federal response to the corona... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary The market complex as a whole has a much more risk off feeling going into the Wednesday, day trade. The sentiment follows President Trump's comments on Tuesday night that the death toll could exceed 100,000 as the Covid-19 pandemic continu... Read More

DFA Named Winning Bidder for Dean Foods Assets

Dean Foods announced Tuesday Dairy Farmers of America as the winning bidder to acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods' business operations. In a statement, Dean Foods says. "We ran a competitive auction process and are pleased to have reached th... Read More

Livestock can't transmit COVID-19 to humans

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The director of a Kansas State University veterinary laboratory that responds to animal health issues across the state says that while coronavirus is a disease familiar to livestock producers, it is not the same strain of the viru... Read More

First domestic sugarbeet seeds were produced in Nebraska

At the turn of the 20th century, the sugarbeet was one of the few American crops with an almost complete dependence upon Europe as a source of seed each season. The vast majority of all seed used in sugar beet production originated in either Germany ... Read More

GENYOUth Launches COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Campaign and Movement to Give Schools Critical Resources Needed to Feed Students

NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ -- GENYOUth, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to creating healthier school communities, announced today the establishment of the COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund to assist schools nationwide as they ... Read More

Check is in the mail for sugar beet growers

The USDA will release $285 million to grower members of six cooperatives, including Western Sugar in Scottsbluff, who experienced losses in early April. “Everything came through and all the WHIP+ payments will be mailed on April 8, so the grower... Read More

Consumers Increase Online Grocery Orders During Outbreak

Consumers are ordering more goods and groceries online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grocery Dive, a web-based grocery industry publication, reports 31 percent of U.S. households have used online grocery services over the past month. Out of those ... Read More

The Engler Journey: Kelsey Thompson

Kelsey Thompson was enrolled in the College of Business on UNL City Campus, but after one semester, she was missing a sense of community. Encouraged by her friends, the Albion, Neb. native decided to join the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship p... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Eric Kruegar of Smart Yield

DDgs & the Albion plant closing, ethanol, how long will all this last, will the corn market react.  A lot of stuff we haven’t had to deal with before.  Planting attentions report out tomorrow.  Has it been overlooked?  Self-isolation looked... Read More

NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo

DES MOINES, IA, March 30, 2020 – The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June due to COVID-19 human health concerns. World Pork Expo 2021 is schedule... Read More