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Funds Available to Plant Severe Weather Damaged Acres to Cover Crops

LINCOLN, NE– To help manage cropland damaged by Nebraska’s severe spring weather, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing funds to plant cover crops on cropland acr... Read More

Egg-Cellent Easter Tidbits -- Friday Five (April 19, 2019)

Which part of the chocolate bunny is supposed to be eaten first?? Hannah and Alex reveal the most popular choice in Friday Five! STORIES: 5 - Flood Relief Funds Available for Ag Producers 4 - Hemp Bill in Nebraska Advances 3 - USDA, N... Read More

USMCA Necessary for Soy: Report Does Not Convey Full Scope of Benefits

Washington, D.C. April 19, 2019.  While the International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) demonstrated marginal increases in agricultural exports, the value of USMCA to soybean producers goes beyon... Read More

New Curriculum Promotes Biofuels in Classrooms

Growth Energy announced a new partnership with the National Association of Agricultural Educators to help promote biofuels in high school classrooms across America. It’s the first industry-supported biofuels curriculum and designed to provide stude... Read More

2019 Pork Leadership Program

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is proud to welcome participants in the 2019 Pork Leadership Program. Participants in the 2019 Pork Leadership Program are: Aaron Holliday of Columbus, with Pillen Family Farms provides oversight... Read More

KANSAS & NEBRASKA FARM NUMBERS HIGHER

MANHATTAN, Kan - Kansas's number of farms and ranches increased during 2018, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. The number of farms and ranches in the State, at 58,900, was up 300 farms from 2017. Numbers of farms and ra... Read More

(Video) Sundstroms Receive Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award

Russ, Angela, and Cheyenne Sundstrom are the recipients of the 2019 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award®. The Sundstroms own and operate Broken Box Ranch in Moorefield, Nebraska. The prestigious award, given in honor or renowned conservationis... Read More

Now Accepting NSP Board Member Applications

The National Sorghum Producers Nominating Committee is now accepting applications from members for the 2020 board of directors. Each director can serve two consecutive three-year terms and is charged with representing, leading, advising and suppor... Read More

Southwest Nebraska Helping 4-H’ers in Flood Recovery

Nebraska Extension and 4-H in Southwest Nebraska is reaching out to our communities to participate in the 4-H’ers Helping 4-H’ers program. The bomb cyclone that created devastating flood and blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska is a month ... Read More

North Dakota, Dakota Access developer settle land dispute

North Dakota and the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline settled a lawsuit over the Texas company's ownership of ranch land in the Plains state where corporations aren't allowed in the farming industry. The deal awaiting a judge's approval... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY APRIL 18, 2019

04-18-19 - NO GRAIN TRADE ON APRIL 19, SO BIDS WILL BE UPDATED NEXT ON MON APRIL 22. Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 328 Beans - 775 Humphrey Corn - 333 Beans - 776 Monroe Corn - 333 Beans - 776 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 331 Beans - 779 Royal Hub ... Read More