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Student, host community applications open for 2021 Rural Fellows program

The Rural Fellows program is now accepting applications for their 2021 program for both students and host communities. The program, which began in 2013, is seeking 200 college students and 100 host... Read More

13th ANNUAL NEBRASKA WIND & SOLAR CONFERENCE  POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

LINCOLN, NE. – The 13th Annual Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference scheduled for November 9-10, 2020, has been postponed due to COVID-19 based restrictions and health risks. The Planning Committee feels the face-to-face interaction and networking... Read More

Atrazine decision provides certainty to farmers

MANHATTAN, Kan. — EPA announced the interim decision for atrazine, marking the end of the registration review process and clearing the way for continued use of a key herbicide for Kansas farmers. The Kansas Corn Growers Association (KCGA) is a foun... Read More

Peterson Wants Confirmation That EPA Will Reject SREs

House Ag Committee Chair Collin Peterson says he’s seen nothing in writing that President Donald Trump told the Environmental Protection Agency to reject any small refinery exemptions under the Renewable Fuels Standard. The Hagstrom Report says ... Read More

Renew Kansas Biofuels Association on E15 reg.

TOPEKA, Kan. — Renew Kansas Biofuels Association submitted written comments to Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) regarding the agency’s notice of public hearing on its proposal to revoke an existing regulation limiting the Reid V... Read More

USDA and Nebraska Sign Shared Stewardship Agreement to Improve Forests and Grasslands

Lincoln, Nebraska – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue joined Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts today to sign a Shared Stewardship Agreement between USDA’s Forest Service and the State of Nebraska. The Shared Stewardship ... Read More

Nebraska FFA Foundation kicks off annual I Believe in the Future of Ag fundraising campaign

September marks the official start of the 10th annual Nebraska FFA Foundation I Believe in the Future of Ag fundraising campaign. The campaign serves as an outlet for local FFA chapters to receive donations for innovative projects in their classro... Read More

(AUDIO) UNL UCARE students conclude summer research session

Students in the Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience (UCARE) program at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln recently wrapped up their summer session of research projects. Justina Clark, director of undergraduate research, said... Read More

NPPD partnering up to spread safety awareness this harvest season

Safety around powerlines should always be front of mind when operating large farm equipment, and Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), Nebraska Extension and UNMC Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) are partnering toge... Read More

VIDEO: Fall classes begin at NCTA campus

The fall semester is officially underway at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) in Curtis. Nearly 125 students are incoming freshmen or transfer students to the two-year college located in the southwest portion of Nebraska. As ... Read More

Webinar to cover farm succession communication

LINCOLN — An upcoming Nebraska Extension webinar will cover communication and negotiation strategies in farm and ranch succession planning. Successful Ag Succession: Communications and Negotiations will be held on Thursday at noon. When those... Read More