Crews Work to Repair Breach of Interstate Canal West of Lingle

Crews Work to Repair Breach of Interstate Canal West of Lingle

A breach of the Interstate Canal west of Lingle has prompted a flood advisory along Highway 26 in that area until at least 7:15 Friday evening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etF9Gikt6K8 "It appears that we had a gopher dig in our bank, it definitely doesn't have anything to do with that the rain we…
Flame weeding workshop to be held Aug. 17 at ENREEC

Flame weeding workshop to be held Aug. 17 at ENREEC

Propane-fueled flame weeding is used in organic farming and interest in it is increasing among conventional producers due to increased weed resistance to herbicides and the costs of GMO crop seed. A full-day Flame Weeding Workshop will be held Aug. 17 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and…
Report: High fuel prices squeeze farms, ranches

Report: High fuel prices squeeze farms, ranches

Rising fuel prices are putting growing pressure on farmers and ranchers as they grapple with increased costs of growing food and fiber. USDA estimates show that the cost of fuel, lube and electricity is expected to increase 34% in 2022 compared to 2021. American Farm Bureau Federation economists analyze the…
Special elk season at capacity; hunters reminded to follow safety tips

Special elk season at capacity; hunters reminded to follow safety tips

Access to land included in the Special Elk Depredation Season area is extremely limited at this time, as landowners in contact with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission have indicated they are at capacity for the number of hunters they can safely allow. Because the season is for private land only,…
Cattle Chat: Reducing ranch expenses

Cattle Chat: Reducing ranch expenses

With inflation on the rise, many people are looking for creative ways to make the most of their financial resources. That is true for cattle ranchers as well, said Dustin Pendell, Kansas State University agricultural economist. In a recent Cattle Chat podcast from K-State’s Beef Cattle Institute, Pendell offered producers…
KAAPA Ethanol’s Weekly Crop Progress Report: June 27th,2022

KAAPA Ethanol’s Weekly Crop Progress Report: June 27th,2022

The drop in conditions that was thought to of came last week didn't come and that continued to this week with conditions remaining steady. This is the first week for several statistics to be reported. Corn Silking, Soybean blooming and this week from now on will include Pasture and Range…
Application period open for Conservation Legacy Awards

Application period open for Conservation Legacy Awards

Farmers have a chance to share the story of how conservation is part of their farm operations and get recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. All U.S. soybean farmers are eligible to win the award, sponsored by the American Soybean Association, the United Soybean Board, the Soybean Checkoff, and several…