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Estimating soybean yield potential

Many producers like to estimate the yield potential of their soybeans well before reaching the end of the season. In contrast with corn, soybeans can easily compensate for abiotic (e.g., temperature, ... Read More

Cattle On Feed Report August *AUDIO*

 Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on August 1, 2019. The inventory was slightly above August 1, 2018. This is the highest August 1 inve... Read More

Canada-China Relations Strain over Politics, Trade

While the U.S. continues its trade war negotiations with China, Canada's relations with China are straining, as well. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada' won't back down' to various disputes with China. Meanwhile, China, which has mad... Read More

Secure Beef Supply, Anaplasmosis Discussed At Dorrance Field Day

Benefits of a Secure Beef Supply (SBS) Plan, managing anaplasmosis in cowherds and locust tree/yucca shrub control were among the topics discussed at the final KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day. Nearly 100 ranchers attended the A... Read More

NDA announces Ft. Laramie Canal crop loss insurable

On Aug. 23, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman thanked US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the Risk Management Agency for the determination of an insurable event for those affected by t... Read More

Northeast Community College fundraising for new ag facility

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Northeast Community College is raising money to build new agriculture facilities on the college's Norfolk campus. Officials said Thursday what will become the Agriculture and Water Center of Excellence will give students an ... Read More

KDA Participates in Ag Trade Mission to Argentina

In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina, where the team attended the La Exposición Rural 2019, the most prominent livestock show in the country. In addition, the Kansas delegation had the oppor... Read More

Vietnamese Market Continues Demand Growth Despite ASF Challenges

There are no rearview mirrors on the motorbikes in Ho Chi Minh City, as the saying goes, implying the Vietnamese people never look backward, but stay focused on the future. That can-do, progressive attitude has established Vietnam as one of the fa... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation Receives Grant to Provide   Professional Development for Teachers

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation was awarded a grant from the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO) to support the growth of agricultural literacy in pre-kindergarten-12th grade classrooms in Nebraska. Funding for the compet... Read More

USDA Mailing Trade Aid Checks

Farmers are seeing payments from the first round of the latest trade aid in the mailbox. Farm Service Agency director Richard Fordyce says the first payments are being mailed out now, and farmers are reporting receiving the checks. Round one of th... Read More

CANCELED: Secretary Perdue in Nebraska

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue's planned trip to Nebraska has been canceled. The top USDA official was set to tour a Nebraska farm, participate in a disaster roundtable and be part of a town hall hosted by the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Acc... Read More