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More Farmers Falling Behind on Loans
More Farmers Falling Behind on Loans Features | 09/09/2019

A U.S. banking regulator says more farmers are falling behind on loans held by community banks when compared to last year.

New Member Named To CattleTrace
New Member Named To CattleTrace Livestock | 09/09/2019

Board Of Directors Neil Bouray with Mankato Livestock is the newest member of the CattleTrace Board of Directors. He replaces Mike Samples with Farmers and Ranchers Livestock in Salina, who stepped down after serving one year on the boar

2019 Kansas Wheat Quality Report Out
2019 Kansas Wheat Quality Report Out Crops | 09/09/2019

Preliminary data for the 2019 crop year from 13,780 carlot samples from 48 counties showed an average test weight of 61.0 pounds per bushel, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service and Kansas Grain Inspection Service, Inc.

K-State releases three new wheat varieties
K-State releases three new wheat varieties Crops | 09/06/2019

The Kansas State University recently released three new wheat varieties, which are available to Certified seed growers this fall and will be available to farmers in fall 2020.

Kellogg Introducing Incogmeato Plant-Based Products
Kellogg Introducing Incogmeato Plant-Based Products Features | 09/06/2019

The company says the new product line will include the company's first ready-to-cook plant-based burger and fully prepared plant-based chicken tenders and nuggets.

U.S., China to Meet in October on Trade
U.S., China to Meet in October on Trade Features | 09/06/2019

Negotiators from the United States and China will meet face-to-face next month. Chinese officials told reporters Thursday the agreement was reached in a phone conversation this week.

USDA: U.S. Food Insecurity Declined in 2018
USDA: U.S. Food Insecurity Declined in 2018 Features | 09/06/2019

Data released this week by USDA’s Economic Research Service shows that in 2018, an estimated 88.9 percent of U.S. households were food secure throughout the entire year, meaning they had access at all times to enough food for an active,...

July Pork Exports Reach New Heights; Beef and Lamb Exports also Strong
July Pork Exports Reach New Heights; Beef and Lamb Exports also Strong Livestock | 09/06/2019

U.S. pork exports were record-large in July while beef exports were relatively steady with last year's strong results, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.

Kansas Corn and Kansas Beef Offer Breakout Box Lesson
Kansas Corn and Kansas Beef Offer Breakout Box Lesson Crops | 09/05/2019

The activity utilizes a breakout box, which is an educational tool like an escape room. This learning format brings engagement and excitement to the classroom and is becoming a popular teaching tool at many schools.

Nebraska Bankers Association Pays Tribute to Adams Land & Cattle Leadership
Nebraska Bankers Association Pays Tribute to Adams Land & Cattle Leadership Features | 09/05/2019

The Nebraska Bankers Association recognized brothers Bill Adams and Jerry Adams, of Adams Land & Cattle, LLC, with the 2019 NBA Agri-business Recognition award for their outstanding service to agriculture.

Syngenta introduces a ‘legend in the making’ with latest AgriPro® brand winter wheat variety for Plains market
Syngenta introduces a ‘legend in the making’ with latest AgriPro® brand winter wheat variety for Plains market Crops | 09/05/2019

The region can experience wide winter temperature swings and drought conditions. SY Legend CL2 has shown to be effective in helping growers manage both of these challenges, offering a high level of drought tolerance and winter hardiness.

Sasse: Pelosi Delaying USMCA
Sasse: Pelosi Delaying USMCA "Is Cynical and Cruel" Features | 09/05/2019

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse wants a vote on USMCA sooner rather than later.