State Pesticide Regulators Face Hundreds of Dicamba Investigations and 2018 Decisions

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) - State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on... Read More

Governor Ricketts to Host First Annual Nebraska Steak Fry

Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced plans for an annual “Nebraska Steak Fry” that will debut with four fellow Republican governors. The governor's re-election campaign said Wednesday the event will include Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, Missouri ... Read More

Beef Cattle Contribute to Sustainable Food System

A recent study by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization says cattle raised for beef production play a key role in maintaining a sustainable food system. Meat industry publication Meatingplace reports that the research essentially coun... Read More

Tyson Foods Puts Plans for Kansas Poultry Plant 'On Hold'

Tyson Foods says its plans to build a $320 million chicken-processing plant near Tonganoxie are “on hold.” This after local officials in Kansas backed away from an incentives package to bring a Tyson Foods processing facility to the north... Read More

Bayer Seeking EU Review of Monsanto Deal

Bayer has asked the European Commission to extend its review deadline on its planned takeover of Monsanto. The move by Bayer, according to company officials, seeks to allow more time for Bayer to finalize the agreement. Dow Jones reports that in late... Read More

Lighthizer: NAFTA Negotiation at Warp Speed, May Not Be Successful

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said this week that negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement are moving at "warp speed," but may lead to no agreement. Lighthizer said: "we don't know whether we're going to get to a conclusi... Read More

Democrats Want WOTUS Untouched

A group of 20 Democratic U.S. senators and an independent senator is opposed to rescinding the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule, which is still tied up in court, according to a letter sent to the heads of the U.S. Environmental Protec... Read More

Censky, McKinney Highlight USDA Roles, Priorities to Senators

OMAHA (DTN) - The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a confirmation hearing Tuesday for the prospective deputy agriculture secretary and USDA undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. Steve Censky, chief executive officer of the ... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board offers new flex fuel pump grant incentive for fuel retailers

The Nebraska Corn Board recently allocated funds in its 2017-18 fiscal year budget to further develop the renewable fuel infrastructure in Nebraska.Ne Through a grant program, the Nebraska Corn Board will award qualifying retailers up to $50,000 for ... Read More

(VIDEO) Corn, cattle prices may rise

Dan Basse, president of AgResource Co., predicts an upward trend in cattle and grain prices. He spoke at the recent Feeding Quality Forum, giving his market update.... Read More

Tips to avoid subsoil compaction during row crop harvest

Across much of Kansas the soil conditions are dry as of the time of this publication. On one hand that's a problem for crop production, but on the bright side, soil compaction is less of a problem when soil conditions are dry. Soil water content is a... Read More