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Agriculture

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Farmland Premiere a Huge Success

A local farmer stars in Farmland

USDA Reports Bullish for Corn, Old Crop Beans

USDA surprises trade with corn numbers.

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NPPC Trade Counsel Says TPA Needed For Both TPA And TTIP

  Trade Promotion Authority legislation has been introduced in both Houses of Congress. It gives the President the authority to…

Iowa Cattleman Says Cattlemen’s Beef Board Gets A Clean Audit

A management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service verified that the Beef Board is operating…

National Milk Group Expects Dairy Policy To Pass

House Speaker John Boehner says the farm bill conference report will not include supply management provisions for the dairy program.…

NFU President Confident COOL Will Win In Appeals Court

Late last week the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments in the ongoing Country of…

Nebraska Cattle Group Hires New Legislative Director

  Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has hired Laura Field as their State Legislative Executive Director. She replaces Pete McClymont who was…

National Pork Board Responds To Tyson’s Producer Recommendations

Tyson Foods is urging its pork suppliers to implement a series of production practices that it deems representative of responsible…

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Agriculture Secretary Wants House Action Soon On Immigration Bill

Immigration reform which passed the Senate last year is stuck now in the House. The debate seems to be over…

Iowa Corn Growers President Says Voluntary GMO Labeling Best Solution

  The Grocery Manufacturers Association and three other groups are now pushing for a federal Genetically Modified Organism Law. They’re…

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Consumer confidence is down at the beginning of the year, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research.