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Ethanol CEO tells industry to not stand quietly

The American Coalition for Ethanol held its annual conference in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 14-17. A DTN report says ACE CEO Brian Jennings made an interesting proclamation to the rest of his industry, which i... 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

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

Webinar series to address land management issues

The third edition of Agricultural Land Management Quarterly Webinar will feature results from the 2019 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey, including land values and cash rental rates. Nebraska cover crop utilization and lease considerations will... Read More

Trading Bits & Bytes (8-16-19)

Aaron Bertels with Crossroads Marketing joins us for this weeks addition of Trading Bits & Bytes. Bertels talks about the effects of WASDE, the weather, Japan & China & how cattle took a wild ride. https://youtu.be/EKPTu3l4Yx0...... Read More

Potential economic impact of tunnel collapse could be $89 million

The July 17, tunnel collapse of the Ft. Laramie Canal could cost as much as $89 million to its surrounding communities.  An economic impact report was done by the University of Wyoming Extension and Nebraska Extension and the two organizations re... Read More

A Powercat with Precision

Farmer uses agricultural technology to plant image of popular K-State logo KISMET, Kan. – Folks across the country find all kinds of ways to celebrate their favorite universities and sports teams. This summer, Rocky Ormiston may have just o... Read More

Farmers use tech to squeeze every drop from Colorado River

A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day. After a brief, snaking flight above... Read More

Farmers use tech to squeeze every drop from Colorado River

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day. After a bri... Read More

Gap Growing Between Irrigated, Rain-Fed Crop Yields

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 13, 2019 — A 65-year comparative analysis between U.S. yields of irrigated and rain-fed crops has sounded a message to farmers, land managers and policymakers: Mind the gap. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Suat I... Read More