NMPF Statement on Round 4 of NAFTA Negotiations

ARLINGTON, VA - "We are pleased that U.S. trade negotiators have told Canada that its problematic dairy policies must be addressed in the negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAF... Read More

U.S. Wheat Associates to Close Cairo Office, Continue Regional Market Coverage from Rotterdam, Casablanca

ARLINGTON, Virginia - Continuing a strategic effort to increase resources in wheat import market segments with the best potential for growth and returns for the farmers it represents, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has announced it will close its office... Read More

NAFTA Commodity Groups Unite to Urge Negotiation Success

U.S. commodity export groups, along with counterparts from Canada and Mexico, are reiterating their support for free trade. The U.S. Grains Council, along with the U.S. Soybean Export Council, National Sorghum Producers, National Corn Growers, and ot... Read More

Canada

Wrapping up the fourth round of talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the U.S. proposed a dismantling of Canada's dairy supply management system. Bloomberg reports Canada "flatly rejects" the proposal by the United States. The proposal wo... Read More

K-State teaming with other universities to offer 5-State Beef Conference

ASHLAND, Kan. - Kansas State University is teaming with several other universities, industry representatives and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to offer a 5-State Beef Conference in three locations in early November. Presentations will cover a ra... Read More

NFU Deeply Disappointed By USDA Decision to Terminate Farmer Fair Practices Rules

WASHINGTON -The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it would be terminating the Farmer Fair Practices Rule on Competitive Injury, a rule that would have provided the most basic of protections to American family farmers and ranchers ... Read More

BQA Certification to be Hosted During KCA Convention

As part of the 19th Annual KCA Convention and Trade Show, KCA will host Dr. Dan Thomson in providing Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training. The program will begin at 1:00 pm on October 27th at the Meridian Center in Newton, Kansas. The program is pro... Read More

NIC earns international award as best 'new' research campus

Reflecting five years of momentum, Nebraska Innovation Campus was honored with the Emerging Research Park Award from the Association of University Research Parks on Oct. 6. The award, among several of the association's Awards of Excellence, is presen... Read More

Conaway, Rouzer Praise Trump Administration's Withdraw of Controversial GIPSA Rules

Washington, D.C.- Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (NC-07) issued the following comments in response to the Trump administration's decision... Read More

Effects of a freeze on forages

LINCOLN - If you haven't experienced a freeze yet this fall, you soon will. And remember, a freeze can cause hazards for using some forages. When plants freeze, changes occur in their metabolism and composition that can poison livestock. But you can ... Read More

K-State Swine Day scheduled for Nov. 16

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State University's annual Swine Day will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16, featuring updates on more than 50 research projects that have been conducted in the past year. The registration fee for this year's Swine Day is $25 pe... Read More