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Nebraska FSA Announces New Application Deadlines for Disaster Assistance Coverage for Some Crops

(LINCOLN, Neb.)- Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner today announced new policy application deadlines for several crops covered through the Noninsured Crop D... Read More

Develop dialogue

More often than we’d like to admit we sometimes shoot ourselves in the foot when talking about the challenges we face in farming and ranching. These conversations with our friends, neighbors and family members take place at the local café, filling... Read More

Futures One USDA Crop Progress Report

OMAHA -- Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined just slightly last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. Nationwide, 70% of corn was rated good to e... Read More

Brazilian Judge Suspends Glyphosate Use

A Brazilian judge has suspended the use of products containing glyphosate. The federal judge halted new registrations of products containing glyphosate and will suspend existing registrations while the Brazilian government reevaluates the toxicity... Read More

Kansas Land Institute Continues Work on Perennial Crops

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The Land Institute continues to grow slowly in Kansas. For more than 40 years, The Land Institute has been working to develop perennial crops that grow together but are harvested at different times, The Salina Journal reporte... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - August 13, 2018

Learn more about the role pollinators play in our ecosystem: More agriculture news and information: ...... Read More

Weekend Recap: Agriculture News and Information

As the weekend draws to a concussion, catch on the agriculture news and information you might have missed. Friday: Rural Radio Network ‘Friday Five’  The Rural Radio Network weekly segment ‘Friday Five’ features a review of the top agricul... Read More

UNL to Study Possible Link Between Wheat Protein Levels and Fertilizer

David Ostdiek - Communications Specialist, UNL Panhandle REC A multi-disciplinary team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers will conduct a two-year study to see how soil nitrogen levels affect protein levels in the grain that comes from N... Read More

NSP Statement of Chlorpyrifos Ruling

On August 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit court issued a decision to vacate the Environmental Protection Agency order maintaining tolerances for the pesticide chlorpyrifos, and remanded to the EPA with directions to revoke all tole... Read More

Crop Disease Update

Tamra Jackson-Ziems, NE Extension Plant Pathologist Bacterial Leaf Streak Grower reports and samples submitted to the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic indicate bacterial leaf streak is increasing in corn. This week it was confirmed in Box Butte, ... Read More


The Nebraska Soybean Board held an election in July for board members in Districts 1, 3, and 6. Nebraska soybean farmers in those districts voted with the following results: District 1 (Counties of Antelope, Boyd, Cedar, Holt, Knox, Madison, and P... Read More