Nebraska Average Ag Land Value Drops 3% from 2017

Average Nebraska ag land value dropped 3% from last year, according to a preliminary report of the 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market survey. That's less than the 9% drop reported in 2017 and similar to the 4% drop reported in spring 2016.

Inaugural AgCon brings business, government together to discuss ag futures markets

The first-of-its-kind joint conference from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Center for Risk Management Education and Research at Kansas State University, will take place April 56 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel in Overland Park, Kans

Secretary Perdue Administers Oath of Office to Bill Northey

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue administered the oath of office to Bill Northey at the Annual Iowa Ag Leaders Dinner. Northey will serve as the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service (FFAS) at USDA.

Mid-America Economy in Like a Lion

The February Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Arkansas to North Dakota, jumped to a very healthy reading pointing to healthy growth for the next three to six

Land Auctions Start the Year Strong at Farmers National Company

After the normally slow time right after the first of the year, auction activity picked up in late January as it usually does. The question on everyone's mind is: How is it selling and are prices holding up in the new year?

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue unveils Farmers dot gov

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue unveiled Farmers.gov, the new interactive one-stop website for producers maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Farmers.gov is now live but will have multiple features added over the coming mont

Farmer2Farmer Conference in Omaha

Second Annual Farmer2Farmer Conference focuses on Entrepreneurship

Survey: Lesser Prairie-Chicken Population Continues to Climb

The population of the lesser prairie-chicken is on the rise, according to survey results released last week by the WAFWA. Based on aerial surveys, biologists estimate the lesser prairie-chicken numbers about 29,000, a 25 % increase from 2014.

ABA Report: Farm Banks Well Positioned for 2015

Farm banks significantly increased agricultural lending by 13.6 percent in 2014 and held $94.6 billion in farm loans at the end of the year, according to the American Bankers Associations annual Farm Bank Performance Report.

2015 NFU College Conference on Cooperatives a Success

More than 150 attendees from 25 states and Puerto Rico participated in the 2015 National Farmers Union (NFU) College Conference on Cooperatives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, over the weekend.

Pete Ricketts Stops by Elwood

Pete Ricketts is a Republican candidate for Governor of Nebraska. agview.net's Ken Rahjes caught up with him in Elwood

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