National Feeding and Fueling the World workshop stops in Nebraska

National Feeding and Fueling the World workshop stops in Nebraska

Nebraska recently became one of the stops for the nationally based Feeding and Fueling the World workshop series.  Sponsored locally by the Nebraska Corn Board and the Nebraska Soybean Board, the workshop was designed for science teachers by science teachers to learn curriculum emphasizing modern agriculture that they can take…
Weed Management Field Day June 26 at South Central Agricultural Laboratory

Weed Management Field Day June 26 at South Central Agricultural Laboratory

Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management Field Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wed., June 26, 2024, at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center. The field day will include on-site demonstrations of new technology and new herbicides for corn, soybean…
Record Ag Trade Deficit Forecast for this year

Record Ag Trade Deficit Forecast for this year

The U.S. is facing a record-large agricultural trade deficit in 2024. In a recent Newsline, Betty Resnick, an economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation, says the deficit has deepened significantly in the last two years. Betty Resnick, an economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation, says the deficit has deepened…
AltEn pilot project resumes using new, less mechanical process

AltEn pilot project resumes using new, less mechanical process

MEAD, Nebraska — A pilot project to discover the best way to remove a 14-acre pile of pesticide-contaminated “wet cake” from the site of the now-notorious AltEn ethanol plant here has resumed after a delay that was blamed on equipment breakdowns and a change in the process.  Two backhoe-like “excavators”…
First-ever Women in Ag Event coming to Gordon Livestock Market on June 22

First-ever Women in Ag Event coming to Gordon Livestock Market on June 22

Learning and networking with an emphasis on agriculture can be expected at the first-ever Women in Ag Event in Gordon.  The day’s activities are hosted by Gordon Livestock Market, in partnership with Nebraska Extension Women in Ag, on Saturday, June 22, 2024.  “It is a time for all of us women…
Cattle Chat: Preparing for the county fair

Cattle Chat: Preparing for the county fair

Now that school is out for the summer, 4-H families oftentimes are busy getting their fair projects ready for exhibition. In the case of beef projects, the experts at the Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute offer some guidance on how 4-Hers can have positive learning experiences with their animals.…