Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

Reminder there will be no Sunday overnight market activity or Memorial day Monday. Up, down and clear around sum up the markets this week. Coming into the end of the week just ahead of an extended weekend with Memorial Day Monday having no trade equities are on the rise, grains…
Kearney, Seward farmers markets become SNAP certified

Kearney, Seward farmers markets become SNAP certified

This summer, in nearly 100 communities across Nebraska, vendors are selling fresh produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, clothing and more at local farmers markets. To make fresh goods and produce even more accessible, this year two rural Nebraska farmers markets are qualified to accept SNAP benefits. Created by the U.S.…
State Fair lawsuit over Aksarben Stock Show name moves forward

State Fair lawsuit over Aksarben Stock Show name moves forward

LINCOLN — The Nebraska State Fair Board’s lawsuit to protect its right to the name of Omaha’s former Aksarben Stock Show will move forward, and it could target the personal finances of three people who filed for the rights to the name after the show moved to Grand Island. Lancaster…
Producers Can Request Voluntary CRP Termination

Producers Can Request Voluntary CRP Termination

The USDA will allow participants in the Conservation Reserve Program to request voluntary termination if they are in the final year of a CRP contract. They can make that request following the end of the primary nesting season for the fiscal year 2022. Participants approved for this one-time, voluntary termination…
26 students begin Rural Fellows experiences

26 students begin Rural Fellows experiences

Twenty-six students began their 10-week internships in 16 Nebraska communities on May 24. They are the newest cohort of Rural Fellows, an experiential learning program organized through the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Rural Prosperity Nebraska initiative. These students will work with mentors and leaders in their assigned communities…