Trump: Not Interested in Rejoining TPP

President Donald Trump says "I don't want to go back into" the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump told reporters “the media has not co... Read More

(Video) Governor Ricketts proclaims Rodeo Week in Nebraska

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Rodeo Week in Nebraska while horseback with members of the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association. Before signing the proclamation, Governor Ricketts sited Nebraska's rich agriculture roots and western h... Read More

New program for families combines getting outdoors with financial literacy

MANHATTAN, Kan. - In communities across Kansas, a new program is designed to grow families' financial knowledge while enjoying the spring weather. Using a program called Family Financial StoryWalk, children and families in 16 Kansas communities durin... Read More

Vet Tech is Aggie of the Month

CURTIS, Neb. - Kallie Hilker has been named the Aggie of the Month for March 2018 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. The native of Cambridge, Nebraska, is studying veterinary technology and is currently completing her veterin... Read More

Nebraska's pesticide container recycling program in its 27th year

When dropping off your clean agricultural pesticide containers for recycling at one of Nebraska's 18 participating recycling collection sites, you can feel good knowing the containers will be recycled into useful products that stay in the U.S. Now in... Read More

Oregon officials kill 2 wolves in effort to save cattle

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in an attempt to reduce killings of cattle by the predators. The killings have reignited a debate between the state, ranchers and environmentalists about ... Read More

Secretary Perdue Announces New Senior Leaders at USDA

Washington, D.C., - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies. Perdue appointed Ken Isley as Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator,... Read More

Kansas State University and Deere & Company continue research partnership

MANHATTAN - Kansas State University hosted Deere & Company leaders recently to explore research partnerships. Deere & Company representatives met with a number of university officials and researchers and toured facilities before reconfirming ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Welcomes South Korea's Consul-General to Nebraska

Governor Pete Ricketts hosted South Korea's Consul-General Jong-Kook Lee at the Nebraska State Capitol. Consul-General Lee serves at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago, which oversees 13 states in the American Midwest. "South K... Read More

Coalition Works to Expand Rural Broadband

A coalition of rural and farm groups are seeking to improve rural connectivity to broadband. The first in a series of workshops was held Wednesday at the Department of Agriculture. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Federal Communications Comm... Read More

Senators Call for National Security Review of Brazilian Acquisition of U.S. Beef Company

A group of U.S. Senators are calling for a national security review of the Brazilian acquisition of a U.S. beef company. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, along with Ranking Senate Agriculture Committee Member Debbie Stabenow, and others, are urging th... Read More