Goodbye Trans Fats, Hello High Oleic Soybeans

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) - Monday marks the deadline for the American food industry to rid itself of trans fats, and it couldn't come at a better time for the high oleic soybean industry. Trans fats are a... Read More

House Faces Friday Deadline to Pass Current Farm Bill

The U.S. House faces a Friday deadline to re-vote on the current farm bill proposal. As of Monday, the farm bill, passed out of committee with Republican support only, was not on the schedule to be considered on the house floor. However, House Majori... Read More

(Video) Afternoon Agriculture News Update - June 18, 2018

Susan Littfield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: Prescribed burning with Mark Alberts Story 2: Farmers for Free Trade responds to tariffs... Read More

Midwest Cattlemen Feeding More Silage

MEAD, Neb. (DTN) - With the number of row-crop acres growing and the number of forage acres shrinking, Midwestern beef-cattle producers have responded by increasing the use of corn silage in their operations, according to speakers at the Silage for B... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

Listen to the report here: OMAHA (DTN) - The percentage of the U.S. corn crop rated in good-to-excellent condition improved slightly last week and is currently the h... Read More

House Farm Bill Language Would Help Promote Farmer Group Health Plans

OMAHA (DTN) - The farm bill could be used next year to offer some relief for farmers from high healthcare insurance premiums they face. Association Health Plans (AHPs) have become an avenue touted by the Trump administration to reduce health insuranc... Read More

Upper Big Blue NRD Makes State History with Precedent-Setting Initiative

YORK, Neb. - The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) is embarking on the first-ever combined water quality management and voluntary integrated management planning processes in partnership with both the Nebraska Department of Environmental... Read More

The art of second thought

Every Western movie worth watching features at least one full-blown bar room brawl. Such tumultuous scenes are chock full of good guys, bad guys, flying fists and whiskey bottles. Smack-dab in the middle of all this mayhem there's always one unlucky ... Read More

President's Rescissions Package is Direct Attack on Farm Bill

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition urges Senate to reject nearly $1 billion in farm bill cuts Washington, DC, - The rescissions package being considered by the Senate this week would pull the rug out from under struggling farmers and ranchers... Read More

Farming Family Balances Rural Past and Suburban Present

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Jerry Rohwer takes one hand off the steering wheel and points out his truck window. We used to farm this ground for the Warren family, he says. Now it's a water treatment plant. He drives a while and points again. Used to farm this... Read More

State Checkoff Aims to Improve Belizean Nutrition with Soy Protein

Belize is one of the poorest countries in Central America, with high incidence of undernourishment. To improve nutrition there and to help communities encourage healthier lifestyles, Xpand2 LLC (an international marketing consultancy) and the Kansas ... Read More