Nebraska sorghum acres increase 99% over last two years as producers battle drought

Nebraska sorghum acres increase 99% over last two years as producers battle drought

As producers continue to be impacted by drought, many are turning to sorghum as a more drought-resilient crop. Nate Blum, executive director of the Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board (NeGSB), said since 2020, sorghum acres in Nebraska have increased by 99%. Blum said NeGSB traveled domestically, nationally and internationally to educate…
Nebraska Farmers Union previews policy priorities for 2023

Nebraska Farmers Union previews policy priorities for 2023

Fresh off the heels of its 2022 Nebraska Farmers Union State Convention, President John Hansen recapped the year and previewed policy priorities for 2023. Priorities included: - Market reform - Broadband infrastructure - Property tax relief
Nebraska Corn Board recaps trade, production challenges in 2022

Nebraska Corn Board recaps trade, production challenges in 2022

With only a few days left in 2022, many ag organizations are reflecting on the past year and gearing up for what’s to come in 2023. Many of those organizations are weighing in on Mexico’s decree to end imports of biotech corn and other commodities. Kelly Brunkhorst, executive director of…
Al Dutcher announces retirement as Nebraska Extension Agricultural Climatologist

Al Dutcher announces retirement as Nebraska Extension Agricultural Climatologist

A well-known and trusted voice for agriculture weather in Nebraska is retiring. You’ve likely heard him on the Rural Radio Network, watched him on Market Journal television, or attended one of his many weather presentations. After a long career with UNL, Nebraska Extension Agricultural Climatologist Al Dutcher announced his retirement…
When should I sell my grain? Strategies for pre-harvest marketing

When should I sell my grain? Strategies for pre-harvest marketing

One of the most frequently asked questions in grain marketing: When should I sell my grain? If only there was a magic ball to predict price trends in the future… Hopefully, somebody’s working on that technology, but until then, it’s important to develop a marketing strategy that works for your…