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Green Plains to Acquire Cattle Feed Yards from Cargill

Green Plains Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Green Plains Cattle Company, has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire two cattle-feeding operations from Cargill for $36.7 million, excluding working capital.

Agriculture Remains a Great Return on Investment

National Crop Insurance Services says tax season is finally over, and naturally many of us are thinking about how our checks to Uncle Sam will be spent in the upcoming year. Here's a hint: Not very much will be going to the farm.

Farmway, CVA Boards unanimously approve next step in bringing merger to a vote

After a review of the recently completed merger study, the Board of Directors of Farmway Co-op, Inc. (Farmway) and Central Valley Ag (CVA) both unanimously approved the next step in a merger of the two cooperatives.

USDA Authorizes Emergency Grazing in Response to President Trump's Directive

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, acting in response to a directive from President Donald J. Trump authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands located in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Farmer2Farmer Conference in Omaha

Second Annual Farmer2Farmer Conference focuses on Entrepreneurship

Summary of diseases on corn, grain sorghum, and soybeans in Kansas in 2015

The 2015 growing season was one of contrasts. On the positive side, losses to diseases in soybeans were the lowest in at least 20 years. On the negative side, yield loss to disease in corn was higher than in any recent year.

U.S. Fall Harvest nearly half complete

This week's crop progress and condition report says as of as of Sunday, 42 % of corn has been harvested, soybeans at 62 % complete and sorghum at 51% wrapped up. Hard Red Winter wheat is 64 % seeded.

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.

2015 Kansas Wheat Crop Hit By Just About Everything

As combines roll across Kansas, phrases like miracle wheat, pleasantly surprised and exceeded expectations pop up daily in harvest reports along with scattered stories of other fields struck down by hail, decimated by disease or starved by drought.

Heroes of the Dinner Table

Nebraska feeds the world. Our farmers, ranchers, and manufacturers generate products that are used and consumed nearly everywhere from restaurants in Los Angeles and New York City to dinner tables in South America, Europe, and Asia.



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