Agricultural News

Neb. Ranch Asks $34 Million

The Zeman Ranch in the Nebraska Sandhills is listed for $20 million more than the next most expensive ranch for sale in the state, and the hefty price tag highlights dueling philosophies in the farmland market.

Trump's Canadian Dairy Problem

U.S. dairy groups like the attention President Donald Trump is bringing to Canada's supply management system, but the international dispute over the president's tweets involves a minor overall part of U.S.-Canada trade.

Comeback Kids

In Nebraska, a small community finds new hope in the return of a FFA chapter.

Ag Groups Tweet #TradeNotTariffs

With the Trump administration expected to announce tariffs Friday against China, farm groups are worried about the expected Chinese response. On Thursday, groups went to social media to call on Congress and the Trump administration to avoid handing down the tariffs.

DTN Field Roundup

In much of the Midwest, rain-soaked crops contrast sharply with their parched counterparts in the south and west.

The Market's Fine Print

With U.S. packers and the meat industry in general feeling the pinch of a chronic labor shortage, politicians would be wise to follow the words of the hymn "Come, Labor On" in crafting immigration policy, suggests DTN Livestock Analyst John Harrington.

Court Upholds Glyphosate Labels Block

A federal judge turned away a motion by the state of California to lift a preliminary injunction on the state's Proposition 65 label requirement for glyphosate products.

Senate Farm Bill Advances

On a 20-1 vote Wednesday, the Senate Agriculture Committee voted out a farm bill that looks a lot like the current farm bill for most commodity producers. Little was done to adjust the Agricultural Risk Coverage program, but dairy got a boost in program funding. The bill also protects crop insurance and would add 1 million acres to the Conservation Reserve Program.

Growing Pains

If you spy these strange symptoms in your cornfield -- your corn may be going through a rapid growth spurt.

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