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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 ... Read More

Cattle on Feed *Audio With Jerry Stowell*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.0 million head on April 1, 2019. The inventory was 2% above April 1, 2018, USDA reported Thursday. Listen to see what... Read More

Kansas Livestock Association to receive Don L. Good Impact Award

The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA), a trade organization protecting the business interests of livestock producers, has been selected to receive the 2019 Don L. Good Impact Award. The award, presented by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council,... Read More

Funds Available to Plant Severe Weather Damaged Acres to Cover Crops

 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 acres. Producers are encouraged to apply by May 17, 2019, or June ... Read More

State Energy Office Offers 1% Loans to All Nebraskans

(LINCOLN, NE) — After the historic flooding and devastation in Nebraska’s communities, the Nebraska Energy Office, in conjunction with Nebraska lending institutions, began providing assistance to those affected by floods, by offering Dollar an... Read More

Farmer's Cooperative celebrates 100 years, awards dividend checks

HEMINGFORD -- Farmer's Cooperative Elevator Co. is celebrating its 100th year and what better way to celebrate than to have dividend checks for its patrons. At the annual stockholders meeting April 16, in Hemingford, Farmers Cooperative President ... Read More

Score And Cull Cows

Question: I have a young cow, on her second calf. She has a rather ugly udder and two overly large teats. The calf is doing fine but won't suck those two teats. Disposition-wise, the cow is a little high-strung, and I have problems milking those tea... Read More

Fertilizer Prices Steady as Application Ramps Up

Though fertilizer applications have begun to ramp up in some areas of the Corn Belt, average retail prices saw only small moves in either direction the second week of April 2019, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Prices for five of the eight m... Read More

Japan reports exports, trade surplus slid in March

Japan's exports declined in March as shipments to China dropped more than 9%, pulling the nation's trade surplus sharply lower. The data released Wednesday by the Finance Ministry was more or less in line with forecasts. The report followed two da... Read More

Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Water Management for Food Security

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 17, 2019 – Mark Rosegrant, research fellow emeritus at the International Food Policy Research Institute, will discuss managing water and agriculture for sustainable food security during the next Heuermann Lecture on April 3... Read More

(Video) Husker Food Connection brings agriculture to UNL's city campus

LINCOLN, NE - University of Nebraska- Lincoln agriculture students bridged the gap between producers and consumers during the 2019 Husker Food Connection. Using live animals, large tractors and free food, students from UNL's East Campus spent Tue... Read More