KAAPA Ethanol’s Weekly Crop Progress Report: September 26th, 2022

KAAPA Ethanol’s Weekly Crop Progress Report: September 26th, 2022

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. corn and soybean harvests moved ahead at a relatively slow pace last week, remaining behind the five-year averages nationwide for both crops, USDA NASS reported in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. CORN -- Harvest progress: 12% of corn was harvested as of Sunday,…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

The final trading week of September and the 3rd quarter is upon us and the September is living up to it's reputation as one of the toughest months for bullish sentiment and traders. Outside equities continued in their risk off sentiment from last week. This comes as currencies around the…
Clean Diesel Rebate applications accepted through Dec. 15

Clean Diesel Rebate applications accepted through Dec. 15

The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy’s 2022 Clean Diesel Rebate Program is now accepting applications for agricultural irrigation pump diesel engine replacements. Applications must be submitted to NDEE by Dec. 15, 2022, to be considered. Funding will assist farmers with the replacement of irrigation pump diesel engines with all-electric…
Western Senators Call for Section 32 Lamb Purchase

Western Senators Call for Section 32 Lamb Purchase

Nearly a dozen U.S. senators recently wrote to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack requesting support for the domestic sheep industry through a Section 32 purchase of American lamb. “We appreciate the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s support for America’s livestock sector during the volatile market conditions over the past two years.…
USDA Panel Targets County Committee System

USDA Panel Targets County Committee System

The Equity Panel investigating discrimination within the agency wants USDA to consider eliminating the county committee system that’s played a big role in managing the Farm Service Agency’s agricultural programs. Industry Update Dot Com says the Fairness Committee voted to recommend in an interim report to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack…
Best ways to celebrate National Potato Month this September

Best ways to celebrate National Potato Month this September

Every month is National Potato Month for the residents in Idaho, but since September is officially recognized as National Potato Month, the Idaho Potato Commission wants to share some of their favorite spud-tacular recipes that pay homage to the mighty spud! Let’s face it - Idaho potatoes are the most…
New video addresses mental health in the agricultural community

New video addresses mental health in the agricultural community

For years, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have been instrumental in efforts to increase awareness of mental health challenges within the agricultural community. Most recently, two of these AgriLife Extension experts collaborated with the Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention and Education, also known as the Southwest Ag Center, to help…
Crop Insurance Workshop Oct. 19 in Grand Island

Crop Insurance Workshop Oct. 19 in Grand Island

Nebraska Extension will host a crop insurance workshop for agricultural producers and agribusiness professionals from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, 700 E. Stolley Park Rd. The event aims to help attendees improve their risk management strategies and boost…