Nebraska LEAD 40 Travels to Costa Rica, Colombia, and Poland 

Nebraska LEAD 40 Travels to Costa Rica, Colombia, and Poland 

Lincoln, Neb. Feb. 8, 2023 —When most people go to the grocery store and look at the meat counter, it all looks the same. However, after being on the meats judging team here at UNL I have found out that there is a lot that goes into picking out the…
NAWG Responds to the State of the Union 

NAWG Responds to the State of the Union 

Washington, D.C.— Last night, President Joseph Biden delivered his second State of the Union remarks to Congress. NAWG CEO, Chandler Goule, provide the following statement in response: “While the President addressed many issues of importance to the American people – like inflation, food prices, and food security – we are…
Ranchland Trust of Kansas celebrates 20th anniversary

Ranchland Trust of Kansas celebrates 20th anniversary

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Established in October 2003, the non-profit organization now has worked with 18 families to conserve over 17,000 acres with 24 voluntary conservation agreements. It is the first and only agricultural land trust in Kansas. Together, partner landowners…
Workshop series for veterans focuses on poultry farming

Workshop series for veterans focuses on poultry farming

DOUGLAS, NEBRASKA – Military veterans interested in agriculture are invited to attend a series of on-farm and virtual workshops highlighting a poultry producer specializing in egg production. This course is free for active military service members and military veterans. Hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs, the 11-session series, “A Year in…
Nebraska Dry Pea & Lentil Commission Calls for Funding Proposals

Nebraska Dry Pea & Lentil Commission Calls for Funding Proposals

The Nebraska Dry Pea & Lentil Commission issued its call for funding proposals for considerationfor the 2023-2024 fiscal year. Proposals must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM Central Time onFriday, February 17, 2023 and must be in the form of a proposal – not a contract. Proposals mustspecifically state…
The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Kyle Bumsted with Allendale

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Kyle Bumsted with Allendale

New contract highs on cattle Will we run out of gas anytime soon? Feeders pushing hard even with higher corn Higher cash at the end of last week Boxed beef was higher again today Hogs struggle on the later months Friendly tone going into the USDA report Goldman Role underway…
NRCS and NRDs Partner on Dam Assessments

NRCS and NRDs Partner on Dam Assessments

LINCOLN, Nebraska – To ensure water infrastructure safety, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on several dam assessments across the state. In 2022, nine floodwater reduction dam assessments were completed with four NRDs – Lewis & Clark, Lower Elkhorn, Lower…
Growth and Modification Set for 2023 TAPS Year

Growth and Modification Set for 2023 TAPS Year

In its seventh year, the Testing Ag Performance Solutions (TAPS) program will make some modifications and see more growth in a number of competitions and locations in 2023. This innovative program, which facilitates a number of interactive real-life farm management competitions, was developed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln research and extension…