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Gov. Ricketts Announces New Grant Programs to Get Nebraska Growing, Proclaims October as Pregnancy and Infant Awareness Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced new grant programs to continue growing Nebraska in the midst of the disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic.  As part of the Coronavirus Relief F... Read More

AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary The week starts on an ominous note it's the 33rd anniversary of Black Monday when the Dow Jones lost 22% of it's value in a single day. While the outside equities are not selling off to those proportions there is an uneasiness in the marke... Read More

Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August are growing. The total is now $7.5 billion. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sai... Read More

ClearFlame engine technologies achieves successful test results using decarbonized fuels

ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a start-up dedicated to the development of clean engine technology for the heavy-duty truck, off-highway and industrial markets, today announced that it has successfully matched the torque and power of a commercial die... Read More

Webinar to focus on current financial state of ag for Nebraska producers

A Nebraska Extension webinar on Thursday at noon will review the current financial positions of farms included in Nebraska Farm Business, Inc.’s annual farm averages. The webinar will be led by Tina Barrett, director of Nebraska Farm Business, I... Read More

Updated state and county economic contribution of agriculture data now available through KDA

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has recently updated its interactive map of Kansas, showing the economic contribution of agriculture across the state. Located on the KDA website, this interactive resource can be used to find the agricultural eco... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Fall 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, the Chancellor of both the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, ... Read More

Webinar - Lessons learned in COVID-19 prevention efforts among ag workers & employees

Agriculture work sites, shared worker housing, and shared worker transportation vehicles present unique challenges for preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19. Consistent application of specific preparation, prevention, and management measu... Read More

Farmer speaks out following harvest equipment fire in Clay County

In the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 15th, several local fire departments responded to a fire in rural Clay County, NE. Jonathan Rempel said he was getting his two children ready for school on Thursday when he received a phone call from th... Read More

Friday's Fontanelle Final Bell with Troy Nielson of Smart Yield

Grains end mixed on Friday, but Troy Nielson with Smart Yield looks at the week's trade. Overall corn and soybeans continue to hold record prices given the seasonality of harvest. This could give farmers a chance to sell grain into a strong market, b... Read More

Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office investigating rural Clay County farm machinery fire

In the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 15th several local fire departments responded to a fire that had started in rural Clay County, NE. Courtesy photo According to the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office, the fire destroyed a combine,... Read More