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Center for Consumer Freedom takes on alt-meat ingredients

The Center for Consumer Freedom is taking on the idea that plant-based meat products are healthier than traditional meats from animals. The CCF began running full-page ads in two of the nation’s ... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, the interim-President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Susan Fritz. Dr. Fritz filled ... Read More

Wheat organization 'Tweets' back on Trump Comments

President Donald Trump’s recent comments on wheat exports to Japan have generated some negative press among one of his biggest groups of supporters. The Hagstrom Report reported when the president was speaking in Pennsylvania, one of the topics ... Read More

Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board to Hold Producer Workshops in September

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board will host four workshops for new and returning sorghum producers, educators, and industry partners in September. The workshops will provide pertinent information in regard to the harvesting and marketing ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts appoints Adam Grabenstein to the Nebraska Corn Board

LINCOLN, Neb. – Gov. Pete Ricketts recently appointed Adam Grabenstein, from Farnam, to the District 5 region of the Nebraska Corn Board, which consists of Buffalo, Dawson, Hall, Howard and Sherman counties. Grabenstein replaced Tim Scheer, from St... Read More

Central Platte NRD to Hold Levy Hearing for 2020 Budget

(GRAND ISLAND, NE)  A levy hearing is scheduled at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2019, for the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s 2020 budget. The NRD board’s August meeting will begin at 2:00 with both being held at the NRD office ... Read More


08-16-19 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 361 Beans - 779 Humphrey Corn - 364 Beans - 777 Monroe Corn - 364 Beans - 782 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 365 Beans - 785 Royal Hub Corn - 357 Beans - 784 Wakefield Corn - 356 Beans - 776 Hinton, IA Corn - ... Read More

Huskers Practice in Memorial Stadium

The Nebraska football team practiced in full pads on Friday, working out for a little over two hours in Memorial Stadium. Head coach Scott Frost met with the media after practice and talked about how he has been pleased with the team’s effort tw... Read More

Farm/Ranch Tours Proving Effective for Showcasing Benefits of US Lamb with Chefs

U.S. consumer food choices are often sparked by creative chefs many years before they become mainstream. Examples are ethnic flavor fusion, local foods and sustainable options. Getting US lamb in favor with the right chefs is a cornerstone foodservic... Read More

Big Iron Realty Friday's In The Field: Corn Detasseling, Cover Crops and Listening

This Week's Big Iron Realty Friday's In the Field takes us back to Minden Nebraska and the Olson Family Farm. The seed corn field that we follow through the 2019 growing season has moved into the tassel and pollination growth stage. That means the de... Read More

NRCS announces $1.9M research investment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced $1.9 million in funding for 15 Soil Science Collaborative Research projects focused on soil science and soil survey research. The informati... Read More