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Second Summit on Agricultural Growth to Be Held August 24

Join agriculture leaders from across the state at the second annual Kansas Governors Summit on Agricultural Growth on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Manhattan Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Agriculture Spending Bill Advanced to House Floor

The House Appropriations Committee advanced the fiscal year 2018 agriculture spending bill to the House floor by a voice vote this week.The bill provides discretionary spending for USDA, FDA and CFTC.

Nebraska 2016 Net Farm Income

The Nebraska Farm Business published results from their 2016 Farm Financial Averages program in May. The data included is from farms and ranches across Nebraska that participate in their financial analysis program.

Former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns Joins alliantgroup as New Chairman of Agriculture

alliantgroup, a leading tax consultancy in the area of government-sponsored credits and incentives, is proud to announce the addition of former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns as the firms new Chairman of Agriculture.

Sources say Ibach being considered for USDA post

According to several sources, Politico is reporting Nebraska Director of Agriculture Greg Ibach is being considered for a top post at USDA. He iss most likely in the running for undersecretary for marketing and regulatory programs

Darci Vetter named Yeutter Institute diplomat in residence

Ambassador Darci Vetter, former chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, has been named diplomat in residence at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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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