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President Trump Proclaims March 14 National Ag Day
President Trump Proclaims March 14 National Ag Day Features | 03/14/2019

President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed today as National Ag Day. This year marks the third year that the administration has publicly recognized National Ag Day as a salute to the contributions of America’s farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses.

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Continue Gradual Declines in 2019
Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Continue Gradual Declines in 2019 Features | 03/14/2019

The market value of agricultural land in Nebraska declined by three percent over the prior year to an average of $2,650 per acre according to the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey

EPA Proposes Rule to Allow E15 Waiver and to Improve RIN Market Transparency
EPA Proposes Rule to Allow E15 Waiver and to Improve RIN Market Transparency Features | 03/12/2019

U.S. sales of ag tractors and combines remained in the plus column for February, according to the latest sales data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

Stem rust remains a threat to wheat farmers
Stem rust remains a threat to wheat farmers Features | 03/12/2019

There could be a looming threat of a stem rust outbreak in Kansas, according to Erick DeWolf, Kansas State University Extension plant pathologist and professor in the Department of Plant Pathology.

Secretary Perdue Announces Middle List For ERS and NIFA Relocation
Secretary Perdue Announces Middle List For ERS and NIFA Relocation Features | 03/12/2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the initial down-select list of 136 Expressions of Interest received from parties in 35 states vying to become the new homes of tUSDA-ERS and NIFA.

No Trump-Xi Meeting Scheduled Yet
No Trump-Xi Meeting Scheduled Yet Features | 03/12/2019

There are no in-person trade talks between China and the United States on the schedule right now. A White House official says there’s still “much work left to be done” in the negotiation process.

February U.S. Ag Equipment Sales Remain Positive Overall, Says AEM Report
February U.S. Ag Equipment Sales Remain Positive Overall, Says AEM Report Features | 03/12/2019

U.S. sales of ag tractors and combines remained in the plus column for February, according to the latest sales data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

NAFTA Withdrawal Coming to Pressure Congress on USMCA?
NAFTA Withdrawal Coming to Pressure Congress on USMCA? Features | 03/11/2019

The Congressional Research Service is looking into whether or not President Trump can legally withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement on his own

USDA Predicts Net Farm Income Increase
USDA Predicts Net Farm Income Increase Features | 03/07/2019

A new forecast from the Department of Agriculture predicts net farm income will increase ten percent in 2019.

Trade Gap with China Reaches All-time High
Trade Gap with China Reaches All-time High Features | 03/07/2019

As the Trump administration works towards an agreement with China to end the tit-for-tat trade war, the federal government Wednesday reported the trade deficit in goods with China set a record in 2018.