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Auction Website Plays Matchmaker to Help Rent Farmland

Farmland owners with land to rent, meet potential tenants in your area and seal a deal. That is the matchmaking concept behind FarmRenter.com, a new electronic land rental auction system. "Renting ... Read More

Ribbon Cutting, Fuel Savings at Bosselman Travel Center

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Gov. Ricketts highlights Renewable Fuels Month at Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island Friday, May 18. Festivities include a ribbon cutting for the Travel Center’s new flex fuel pumps and fuel promotions with discounts on... Read More

Snow persistence can help predict streamflow

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — With warming climates around the world, many regions are experiencing changes in snow accumulation and persistence. Historically, researchers and water managers have used snow accumulation amounts to predict streamflow, but th... Read More

Industry Study Says Ethanol Saves Consumers Money at the Pump

A new study says consumers are saving money at the gas pump because of ethanol. An analysis released by the Renewable Fuels Association says ethanol is helping to offset higher fuel prices, and ten percent ethanol blends alone could save consumers... Read More

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Awards $5 Million to Launch Public-Private Effort to Address Water Scarcity with Irrigation Innovation

University Researchers and Industry Leaders will Pool Resources to Advance Irrigation Technology Development and Transfer DENVER, April 27, 2018– The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit organization established throu... Read More

K-State part of $5 million grant to address water scarcity

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State University is part of a $5 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to launch the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, a collaborative research effort to accelerate the development and a... Read More

NCTA Reserve Champs at nationals

NORFOLK, Neb. – The Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis have repeated a Reserve Champion title in national agriculture contests hosted in Nebraska.   Twenty five students competed in 12 categories at the North Ameri... Read More

Syngenta herbicide, Fusilade® DX, cleared for tank mix on Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans

GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, April 17, 2018 – Syngenta has received confirmation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that Fusilade® DX herbicide has been cleared for tank mixing with both XtendiMax® with VaporGrip® Technology and En... Read More

UNMC, Nebraska Extension offer tractor safety course to teens across Nebraska in May/June

Members of the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health in the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health will provide a tractor safety course in May and June in 12 towns across Nebraska in partnership with Nebra... Read More

KSU researchers awarded $2.5 million

MANHATTAN — Teams led by three Kansas State University researchers have been awarded National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grants. The grants will provide more than $2.5 million to advance understanding of lipids, agriculturall... Read More

WESTCO presents donation of $10k to Scottsbluff High School

WESTCO General Manager David Briggs and Agronomy Division Manager David Shields presented Scottsbluff High School with a $10,000 contribution on Wednesday, April 11, to upgrade technology in SHS’s welding and fabrication courses. "Today we gave ... Read More