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Judge orders Anheuser-Busch to halt 'corn syrup' labels

Big beer is still duking it out over corn syrup. A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop using Bud Light packaging that implies rival brews made by MillerCoors contain corn syrup. The order extends an injunction issued in May t... Read More

Nebraska LEAD Announces 2019-2021 Fellows

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 39 participants have been announced by the program’s director, Terry Hejny. The two-year program will begin in September.    The newest members of Nebraska's premie... Read More

Congress has the votes to pass USMCA, US Chamber CEO says

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue said Tuesday that the split Congress has the votes to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. "It would give us a great step forward," Donohue told CNBC, adding that Congress has "enough votes ... Read More

Nebraska Ethanol Board board meeting Sept. 13

The Nebraska Ethanol Board will hold a board meeting in Lincoln on Friday, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be at Cornhusker Marriott (333 S 13th St.) in the Hawthorne Room. Visit here for the agenda. This agenda contains all items to come befor... Read More

British farm moo-ves into new tech with 5G collars on cows

SHEPTON MALLET, England (AP) — On the dairy farm of the future, the cows are going wireless. The bovine residents of a British agricultural technology research center are helping to test next generation mobile technology aimed at helping make da... Read More

Survey suggests little or no Midwest economic growth in view

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An August survey of business supply managers suggested slow or no economic growth over the next several months in nine Midwest and Plains states, in part because of trade skirmishes, a report said Tuesday. The Mid-America Busi... Read More

Corn harvest now under way in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A government snapshot of crop conditions shows the harvest of corn is now under way in Kansas. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Tuesday that 1% of the corn in the state has been harvested, near the 4% av... Read More

Argentine farmers favoring safe-bet soy over corn as policy outlook darkens

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine farmers, anxious about an increasingly murky political outlook and economic turmoil, are turning toward soy over more expensive corn to cut costs, a shift that could impact next season’s harvest in one of the worl... Read More

Bureau of Reclamation extends irrigation season for Ft. Laramie Canal irrigators

The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills, Wyo. announced on Sept. 3, it will begin lowering the water level in Guernsey Reservoir, as the 2019 irrigation season draws to a close. The Bureau of Reclamation will begin drawing do... Read More

Report: Tariffs Cost Nebraska Farmers Nearly $1 Billion in 2019

A new analysis by the Nebraska Farm Bureau estimates the ongoing retaliatory tariffs imposed by countries on U.S. agricultural exports will cost Nebraska producers $943 million in lost revenues in 2019. The projected losses would be in addition to ta... Read More

Nebraska Ethanol Board and Gov. Ricketts submit comments on EPA’s proposed Renewable Volume Obligations for ethanol

In July, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued their proposed volume standards for 2020 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. They opened the public comment period through Aug. 30. The Nebraska Ethanol Board and office o... Read More

2019 Elite Showman results

The Nebraska State Fair ended on a high note with one of the biggest livestock competitions of the season. 4-H and FFA champions from around the state came together to represent their counties and participate in the 14th annual Nebraska Elite Showman... Read More

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Excels With Stock Dog Club

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture as Curtis is well known for being a, "Small Campus With A Big Impact." One way NCTA connects and helps students grow is through academic teams like Livestock judging, rodeo, ranch horse, and shooting sports. ... Read More

Sasse Statement on USMCA Vote

Lincoln, NE -U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement regarding news that Rep. Rosa DeLauro, one of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s top trade negotiators, said that consideration of the USMCA trade agreement: "Our farmers and ranchers are bl... Read More