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Governor, Agriculture Leaders, UNL Chancellor Say Nebraskans “Win” with USMCA
Governor, Agriculture Leaders, UNL Chancellor Say Nebraskans “Win” with USMCA Features | 09/12/2019

It’s time for Congress to pass legislation to enact the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) and bring home a “win” for Nebraska agriculture. That’s the message relayed by Nebraska leaders who gathered to call for USMCA passage...

Livestock production is key to food access and nutrition, experts say
Livestock production is key to food access and nutrition, experts say Livestock | 09/11/2019

A University of Florida animal scientist backed the importance of livestock agriculture Monday, saying it is a key component to improving the availability of nutritious food in countries that need it the most.

Navarro: Congress Will Pass USMCA yet This Year
Navarro: Congress Will Pass USMCA yet This Year Features | 09/11/2019

Peter Navarro says there is a 100 percent chance Congress will pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

AEM Releases August Ag Equipment Sales Numbers
AEM Releases August Ag Equipment Sales Numbers Features | 09/11/2019

August 2019 saw increases in U.S. sales of self-propelled combines and 4-wheel-drive tractors as well as total U.S. 2-wheel-drive tractor sales compared to August of last year, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers

KJLS draws from 97 counties
KJLS draws from 97 counties Livestock | 09/10/2019

The Kansas Junior Livestock Show will host 772 youth from 97 counties for the 87th annual event. Exhibitors have entered 1,906 head of livestock, September 27-29 at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.

Corn condition drops, Soybean condition steady
Corn condition drops, Soybean condition steady Crops | 09/10/2019

In the latest weekly crop progress and condition report from USDA, it showed a somewhat surprising corn condition rating at 55% good to excellent rating this week as last week it was at 58%. the 5-year average is 72%. Soybean...

China Offers to Purchase U.S. Ag Products ahead of Trade talks
China Offers to Purchase U.S. Ag Products ahead of Trade talks Crops | 09/10/2019

China will travel to Washington in early October to meet face-to-face, a rescheduling of talks planned for early September.

Quality Land is Selling Well
Quality Land is Selling Well Features | 09/09/2019

The pre-harvest auction season is in full swing with the normal increase in auctions and listing sales happening through much of September. Farmers National Company (FNC) land auctions have continued to show that higher-quality crop and pasture land sells the...

Moratorium Wrong Step for Nebraska Livestock Sector
Moratorium Wrong Step for Nebraska Livestock Sector Livestock | 09/09/2019

Agriculture is the backbone of Nebraska’s economy and adding value to commodities creates opportunities for all Nebraskans. Whether it is creative partnerships, contract production of seed corn, or niche markets, all of these business options provide opportunity for growth in...

Tyson Volume Loss Due to Fire Minimal
Tyson Volume Loss Due to Fire Minimal Livestock | 09/09/2019

The fire at the Tyson Foods plant in Holcomb, Kansas, caused minimal volume losses to the company as it moved production to other plants.

White House Considering Biofuel Quota Boost
White House Considering Biofuel Quota Boost Crops | 09/09/2019

A Bloomberg report says top Trump Administration officials have put together a plan that would give a five percent boost to the renewable fuels blending quota in 2020.

Questions in the Land Market Leading into the Fall Sales Season
Questions in the Land Market Leading into the Fall Sales Season Features | 09/08/2019

Fall and early winter are busy seasons for selling agricultural land as it works well to close the sale after harvest and before a new cropping season starts in the spring.