CAB offers $40,000 in Colvin Scholarships

Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) is now accepting applications for its annual Colvin Scholarship, awarded to college juniors, seniors and graduate students committed to the beef industry. The Colvin Fun... Read More

Kansas Water Authority Approves 2018 Surplus Water Report

This week the Kansas Water Authority (KWA) met in the city of McPherson for their December meeting. They also had the opportunity to tour the Kansas Municipalities Utilities (KMU) Facility. The KWA received updates on vital water projects and issues ... Read More

Commodity Organizations Support Science-Based Trade Regulations At WTO Ministerial

Members of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), USA Rice, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) and the National Barley Growers Association (NBG... Read More

USDA Seeks Public Input on Child Nutrition Food Crediting

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a public invitation to submit ideas on food crediting, the system that defines how each food item fits into a meal for the National School Lunch Program and other f... Read More

Cattle industry leaders mentor NCTA Aggies

CURTIS, Neb. - Aggie students are joining cattle producers and industry leaders as members of Nebraska's largest beef industry organization. Animal Science students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis recently attended the Nebr... Read More

Conaway Ready For Farm Bill Work

House Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway is ready to get rolling on the farm bill in 2018. Politico also mentioned he's not worried about a push to overhaul welfare potentially making the process more complicated. The Republican from Texas is o... Read More

ASA Introduces New Class of DuPont Young Leaders

St. Louis, MO (December 13, 2017) The 34th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young leaders recently began their leadership journey at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa. The Johnston training session was the first phase of... Read More

Registration Now Open for 2018 World Meat Congress

For the first time in more than 20 years, the world's premier gathering of red meat industry leaders is coming to the United States. Hosted by the International Meat Secretariat (IMS) and the U.S. Meat Export Federation(USMEF), the 22nd World Meat Co... Read More

Algerian wheat purchase raises US farmer hopes for exports

CHICAGO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Falling prices have lured a big buyer to U.S.-grown, low-protein wheat, raising the prospect for farmers of more exports and the hope that the market for low-protein wheat may have reached its nadir. U.S. wheat prices have... Read More

UNL Panhandle Extension professionals recognized for efforts

Five Panhandle Extension employees received state recognition for their efforts at the Nebraska Extension Fall Conference in Kearney on Nov. 28. Jessica Groskopf - Courtesy Photo Extension Educator Jessica Groskopf, based in Scottsbluff, received the... Read More

When Will USDA Cut South American Corn Production?

Traders were expecting USDA to cut its Brazilian corn production estimate on Tuesday, with one wire service average trade estimate at 93.25 million metric tons (mmt) and a range of estimates from 95 mmt all the way down to 86.9 mmt. Instead, USDA mad... Read More