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Trade Mission for USGC, Growth Energy and RFA Proves Valuable

Growth Energy, U.S. Grains Council and Renewable Fuels Association representatives -

U.S Wheat Growers Call for Equal Trade in Canada

Following is a joint statement from the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and 

USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1 Deadline

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers 

Countries Unite in Call for Fair, Comprehensive TPP Agreement

Agri-food producer and processor organizations from Canada, the U.S., Australia and New 

McGovern Says SNAP Benefits Aren’t Enough

The House Ag Subcommittee on Nutrition held a hearing to review the past, present and 

Senate Ag Committee Passes Grain Standards Reauthorization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, 

Canada Seeking Retaliation Permission Against U.S.

Reuters reports Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz 

ASA Will Oppose Amendments to TPA Bill in Senate

WASHINGTON (May 19, 2015) – Citing the importance of achieving fast track authority in order 

Advanced New Technology to Debut at 2015 World Pork Expo

ASSUMPTION, Ill. (May 20, 2015) – EDGE™, an advanced new control system and platform 

H5N2 Impact on Livestock, Meat Markets

Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Derrell Peel says the 

Major Site Upgrades Underway for Husker Harvest Days

GRAND ISLAND, NEB. (05-20-2015) - Husker Harvest Days, the world’s largest totally 

New Gas Prices Unaffected by RFS RIN Credits

WASHINGTON — Retail gasoline prices from 2013 through the first quarter of 2015 were 

House Ag Committee Approves Bill Aimed at COOL Repeal

WASHINGTON D.C.-- The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 2393, a bill to amend 

NCGA Welcomes Announcement of Pollinator Health Strategy

The National Corn Growers Association welcomed the announcement of the National Pollinator 

Legislation Introduced in House to Repeal COOL

WASHINGTON (May 19, 2015) – After over a decade and two administrations failing to 

Ag Groups React to WTO Ruling on COOL

The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body ruled against Country-of-Origin Labeling on 

Missouri Crop Progress Report

Missouri Crop Progress and Condition Report

Kansas Crop Progress Report

Kansas Weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report

Nebraska Crop Progress Report

Nebraska Weekly Crop Progress Report

Iowa Crop Progress Report

Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report

Show-Me Snapshots Photo Contest Picks up Steam

The fourth annual Show-Me Snapshots Photo Contest, sponsored by Missouri Farm Bureau 

Trade Key as World Corn Production Continues to Increase

USDA projects the U.S. will produce its largest corn crop ever this year - but the U.S. Grains 

Conflicts After Announcement of USDA GMO Free Label Plan

On Thursday - the Associated Press reported the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural 

WTO Rules Against U.S. Country of Origin Labeling Requirements

WASHINGTON (May 18, 2015) - Today, the World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body ruled 

Missouri Soybean Farming on the Crappie Masters Trail

(Jefferson City, Mo.) – Bass Pro Shops Crappie Masters Tournament Trail has a new partner 

USDA Seeking Input on 2015 Crops, Stocks, Inventories and Values

Columbia, MO – During the next several weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 

Lawmakers Urge Open Review of Dietary Guidlines Comments

House Ag Chair Mike Conaway and Ranking Member Collin Peterson have sent a letter to Ag 

House Ag Committee Approves Commodity End-User Relief Act

The House Ag Committee approved the Commodity End-User Relief Act - which will reauthorize 

Senate Proceeds with TPA

The Senate passed a motion by a vote of 65 to 33 on Thursday to move forward with debate 

Defense Bill Passes with ESA Provisions on Sage Grouse and Prairie Chicken

WASHINGTON (May 15, 2015) - Language to block the listing of the greater sage grouse 

OTA Petitions for Organic Checkoff Program

Agri-Pulse reports the Organic Trade Association has petitioned USDA for a checkoff program 

TPA Advances in Senate

The Hill reports the way is being paved for Trade Promotion Authority.The Senate voted 

Farm Bureau Photo Contest Begins Friday

The American Farm Bureau and American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture have ns and social media by AFBF

USDA To Survey Pork Producers for Inventory and Farrowing

Columbia, MO – Beginning in late May, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National 

Nebraska Responding to H5N2 Outbreak

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States 

World Pork Expo Fast Approaching

The 2015 World Pork Expo will take place in Des Moines, Iowa June 3rd through the 5th. 

Bayer CropScience Opens Nebraska Facility

Beaver Crossing, Neb. – (May 13, 2015) – As part of its commitment to support growers 

NCBA, PLC, Commend House Action on WOTUS

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2015) - Statement by NCBA President and Chugwater, Wyoming, 

Virtual Farm Tours Showcased at World Dairy Expo

MADISON, WIS. – The World Dairy Expo Virtual Farm Tours, held annually during Expo, give 

USDA Monthly WASDE Report Released

USDA World Ag Supply and Demand Report Released

NCGA to Congress: Send WOTUS Rule Back to the Drawing Board

The National Corn Growers Association today urged Congress to support a bill that would 

Missouri Crop Progress Report

Missouri Weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report

Kansas Crop Progress Report

Kansas Weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report

Nebraska Crop Progress Report

Nebraska Weekly Crop Progress Report

Iowa Crop Progress Report

Iowa Weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report

Iowa Swine Day Set for Next month

AMES, Iowa – May 11, 2015 – Pork producers from Iowa and surrounding states will gather 

Monsanto to "Press Ahead" on Syngenta Takeover Despite Rejection

According to a report by Rueters, Monsanto has yet to give up on it's proposed takeover of 

Dietary Guidelines Comment Period Passes

The United States Cattlemen’s Association submitted comments on the 2015 Dietary 

Western Snowpack Gone

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s fifth forecast 

Kansas Livestock Association: Land tax an Assault on Ag

(TOPEKA) – The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is urging farmers and ranchers to