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Safety Professionals Gear Up for Training in Kearney

Safety professionals from across the state will gather in Kearney, Nebraska, for the 14th annual Environment, Health and Safety Summit Friday, September 28. The daylong summit presented by the Nebr... Read More

State park uses goats to attack invasive weeds

THURMOND, W.Va. (AP) — After unsuccessful attempts with chemical and mechanical weed treatments at New River Gorge, the National Park Service has decided to try its luck with an all-natural solution: goats. The Gazette-Mail reports New River Go... Read More

Wheat Commission funds gene research

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Wheat Commission has announced that it is putting its support behind a technology being advanced at Kansas State University and that one researcher says will bring “many new discoveries” in improving wheat. The u... Read More

Kansas Wheat Commission to fund gene editing research at K-State

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas Wheat Commission has announced that it is putting its support behind a technology being advanced at Kansas State University and that one researcher says will bring “many new discoveries” in improving wheat. The uni... Read More

Monarch Support Coming to ASA’s Social Pages in September

Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2018) — While trade issues remain top priority for the soy industry, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is taking a moment this fall to illuminate the importance of monarch habitat in its overall conservation effo... Read More

Soil health field day in Shelby, Nebraska

SHELBY, Neb. — The groundswell continues to grow for soil health as an on-farm business and environmental strategy, with more Nebraska farmers ready to take that first step. To help them learn from their peers and answer tough questions on adopting... Read More

(Video) Husker Harvest Days Site Improvements Nearly Ready

GRAND ISLAND, NEB.- Husker Harvest Days will celebrate its 41st annual event with $7.5 million of upgrades that are nearly completed for the 2018 show that will be held Sept. 11-13 on its permanent site near Grand Island, Neb. “All the major c... Read More

Biofuels Grow Nebraska

In our ag economy, biofuels are playing an increasingly important role in growing more opportunity for the next generation of farm families.  With economic uncertainty and low commodity prices, ethanol not only helps build reliable demand for our co... Read More

Nebraska State Fair to Feature 4-H Exhibits, Life-Size Robot, Food Samples

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 20, 2018 – University of Nebraska–Lincoln representatives will join fairgoers in celebrating the state’s people, products and talent during the Nebraska State Fair Aug. 24 to Sept. 3 in Grand Island. “The Nebraska S... Read More

Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy Returns to Classes with DC Experience

College students participating in the Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy are returning to fall classes with valuable experiences from a week in the nation's capitol. The Collegiate Academy joined Kansas Corn leaders in Washington D.C. in July for Corn C... Read More

U.S. seed sellers push for limits on Monsanto, BASF weed killer

CHICAGO (Reuters) - America’s two biggest independent seed sellers, Beck’s Hybrids and Stine Seed, told Reuters they are pushing U.S. environmental regulators to bar farmers from spraying dicamba weed killer during upcoming summers in a potential... Read More