U.S. Pork Gains Long-Awaited Access t Argentine Market

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 17, 2017 - The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) applauds the Trump administration for negotiating U.S. pork access to the Argentine market. Argentina was among several c... Read More

2017 Crop Share Leasing Trends in Nebraska

The Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights Report 2016-2017 provides recent trends on land values and rental rates for landlords, tenants, and stakeholders. Each year, a special feature section covers emerging issues related to agricultural land... Read More

SHIC Works to Validate Methods to Monitor Feed for Swine Pathogens

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) recently funded a study to be conducted by Kansas State University researchers to investigate using dust samples to monitor for swine pathogens in US feed mills. There is potential for the findings to lead t... Read More

U.S., Canadian and Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernized NAFTA

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico's Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) today sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials reiterating their calls th... Read More

Answering Upcoming NASS Surveys Impacts Farmers' Bottom Lines

The confidential crop survey from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be arriving in the mailboxes of Southern farmers soon, and it is very important that recipients take the time to complete it. The number of farmers completing ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Trade Leaders Outline Principles for NAFTA Modernization

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska's leaders in international trade outlined principles for North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) modernization ahead of planned negotiations on the agreement. Negotiations between the United States, Can... Read More

In New NCBA Video, EPA Administrator Pruitt Urges Ranchers to Submit WOTUS Comments

WASHINGTON (August 16, 2017) - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association today released a video featuring Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, in which Pruitt urges farmers and ranchers to submit official comments on the repeal... Read More

NSP Board Re-elects Officers and Members

The National Sorghum Producers board of directors elected officers and re-appointed three individuals to the board last week during its annual August board meeting. NSP board member Don Bloss of Pawnee City, Nebraska, was re-elected chairman and boar... Read More

Corn Farmers Grow Leadership Skills through Training Program

Growers gathered in Minneapolis, Minn. last week for the first session of the NCGA Leadership Academy, co-sponsored by Syngenta. This year's class includes 15 aspiring leaders from nine states. Upon completion of the program in January, the participa... Read More

Canada Bringing Guarded Optimism to NAFTA Talks

Canada is bringing a mix of optimism and dread at the thought of damaging its most important trading relationship as the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation's begin this week. The Washington Post reports Canadian Prime Minister Justin T... Read More

Trump Wants Produce Dumping Protection in NAFTA 2.0

As NAFTA renegotiations begin on Wednesday, U.S. negotiators are planning to introduce a proposal aimed at making it easier for produce growers to bring potential anti-dumping cases against Mexico. Politico's Morning Ag Report says that's a move that... Read More