Weekend Reads: Slaughterhouse ban and replanting from recent tornado damage

Weekend Reads: Slaughterhouse ban and replanting from recent tornado damage

Stories making agriculture news headlines this week include a potential slaughterhouse ban in Colorado and dropping groundwater levels in Nebraska. Here are some of this week's top agriculture news stories. NEWS: Nebraska’s worst groundwater level decline found in Butler County last year The worst groundwater level decline in Nebraska last…
MarketReady webinars help farmers expand market reach

MarketReady webinars help farmers expand market reach

Rural Prosperity Nebraska and the Heartland Regional Food Business Center, a multi-state organization focused on strengthening farm and food enterprises, are kicking off a summer-long series of market-ready webinars, beginning June 20. The MarketReady Advanced Topic Webinar Series will explore a range of topics, from insurance to packaging, aimed at…
National Feeding and Fueling the World workshop stops in Nebraska

National Feeding and Fueling the World workshop stops in Nebraska

Nebraska recently became one of the stops for the nationally based Feeding and Fueling the World workshop series.  Sponsored locally by the Nebraska Corn Board and the Nebraska Soybean Board, the workshop was designed for science teachers by science teachers to learn curriculum emphasizing modern agriculture that they can take…
Weed Management Field Day June 26 at South Central Agricultural Laboratory

Weed Management Field Day June 26 at South Central Agricultural Laboratory

Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management Field Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wed., June 26, 2024, at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center. The field day will include on-site demonstrations of new technology and new herbicides for corn, soybean…
Record Ag Trade Deficit Forecast for this year

Record Ag Trade Deficit Forecast for this year

The U.S. is facing a record-large agricultural trade deficit in 2024. In a recent Newsline, Betty Resnick, an economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation, says the deficit has deepened significantly in the last two years. Betty Resnick, an economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation, says the deficit has deepened…