USDA grant supports ag production technology

USDA grant supports ag production technology

Lincoln, Neb., April 16, 2021 – A University of Nebraska-Lincoln project to support next-generation framework for variable-rate technology, which allows for optimal application of fertilizer and other crop inputs based on soil and crop variations in production agriculture, has received support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.   The $935,560 USDA…
Provide feedback on lack of vet services

Provide feedback on lack of vet services

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Rural Veterinary Workforce Development Task Force, a group of statewide organizations, including KLA, and higher education leadership, continues to seek information about the lack of access to veterinary support in rural areas. Producers are encouraged to provide feedback by filling out the online survey located here. It…
UNL offers course on how to start a food business

UNL offers course on how to start a food business

Have you ever thought of starting a food business? Do you have a favorite family recipe you would like to bring to the marketplace? Are you a producer considering adding value to an agricultural product, or a restaurateur or chef exploring the marketing of a house specialty?            The University of…
Collegiate Farm Bureau leaders receive Ron Hanson Scholarship

Collegiate Farm Bureau leaders receive Ron Hanson Scholarship

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation awarded the Ron Hanson Collegiate Leader Scholarship to two members of Collegiate Farm Bureau at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) who are pursuing degrees from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR). Emily Reitz and Miranda Hornung, both juniors at CASNR,…
The end to Nebraska FFA’s bittersweet year

The end to Nebraska FFA’s bittersweet year

While a year of Zoom meetings and canceled plans is hard for everyone, it can be especially hard for young people. Every year, Nebraska FFA elects seven individuals who are either graduating high school or finishing their freshman year of college. They are selected to serve as Nebraska State FFA…
Growing wheat like wine

Growing wheat like wine

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas wheat farmer Wade Bangerter is his own best customer. Each harvest, he scoops wheat by the bucketful out of the combine or wheat truck and saves it back to clean, prepare and eat for the year to come. But anyone can enjoy the nutty but sweet…
KLA Environmental Services turns 20

KLA Environmental Services turns 20

TOPEKA, Kan. — Twenty years ago today, KLA leaders made the decision to form KLA Environmental Services (KLA ES). Located in Salina, this separate for-profit entity was established to help the livestock industry successfully navigate increasing environmental regulations. In 2010, the company expanded to include a second office in Scott…
Growth Energy: to decarbonize transportation, America must turn to biofuels 

Growth Energy: to decarbonize transportation, America must turn to biofuels 

Following President Joe Biden’s announcement of a nationwide infrastructure package, Growth Energy says the plan overlooks the need to expand low carbon biofuels, like ethanol. The American Jobs Plan seeks to improve highways, bridges, ports, airports and transit systems. The plan also seeks to improve drinking water, the electric grid, and…