Wheat Disease Concerns in Nebraska

Wheat Disease Concerns in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. — Recently, many parts of Nebraska received varying amounts of much needed rainfall. However, dry conditions prevailed early in the wheat growing season. These drought-like conditions slowed the onset of diseases in wheat fields. In a grower’s field in Jefferson County in southeast Nebraska on May 19, only…
Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces 2022 Nebraska Cattlemen Beef State Scholar

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces 2022 Nebraska Cattlemen Beef State Scholar

LINCOLN, NE (May 24, 2022) - Today, the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) announced Miss TaraLee Hudson of Belvidere, Nebraska, as the 2022 Nebraska Cattlemen Beef State Scholar.  TaraLee will be a senior at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln this fall, where she currently maintains a 4.0 GPA while double majoring in Animal Science and…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

The last full week of May is here and the bulls felt like stretching their legs on Monday. Which was a strong turn of sentiment from last week with high volatility and bearish sentiment. The S&P 500 flirted with bear market territory, but is trying to give itself more distance…
Nichols begins internship with Rural Radio Network

Nichols begins internship with Rural Radio Network

The Rural Radio Network welcomes Miller, NE native Karla Nichols as their 2022 summer intern. Nichols, a sophomore at Southeast Community College in Beatrice, will graduate upon completion of her internship with her Associate’s Degree in Agribusiness. Upon graduation, Nichols will transfer to the University of Nebraska - Lincoln to…
Women in ag plans workshop on developing communication skills, relationships

Women in ag plans workshop on developing communication skills, relationships

Developing communication skills to improve relationships will be the focus of a two-part virtual workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension’s Women in Agriculture program in June. The workshop, “Tools for Effective Communication: Allowing You to Enhance Your Relationship with Yourself and Others,” will hold its first session from 1 to 3…
USDA seeks feedback from producers about 2022 crops, stocks, inventories and values

USDA seeks feedback from producers about 2022 crops, stocks, inventories and values

During the next several weeks, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. The agency will contact producers across Nebraska to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1, 2022. Producers can…
Bayer makes $160 million commitment to Zero Hunger Pledge

Bayer makes $160 million commitment to Zero Hunger Pledge

Monheim, Germany, May 24, 2022 – Joining like-minded companies in the private sector, Bayer has signed the Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge with a 160 million U.S. dollar commitment dedicated to help end global hunger. The Pledge, in the context of the UN Food Systems Summit of 2021 and as a…
Farm Groups Welcome Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Farm Groups Welcome Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

The Biden Administration Monday announced the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework. The White House says the plan is a 21st century economic arrangement designed to tackle 21st-century economic challenges. Those challenges include the digital economy, ensuring secure and resilient supply chains, and major investments in clean energy. The plan will engage partners…
KAAPA Ethanol’s Weekly Crop Progress Report: May 23rd, 2022

KAAPA Ethanol’s Weekly Crop Progress Report: May 23rd, 2022

This weeks report came with good news. The good news was expected but it was good news none the less. Producers across the corn belt continue to battle weather conditions both dry and wet to get the seed in the ground and they have finally caught up pretty much across…