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Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Hunting and Fishing Day

Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Saturday, September 23rd as National Hunting and Fishing Day. The proclamation recognizes the contributions Nebraskan hunters and anglers make to the state’s econo... Read More

Kansas Farmers Compete on Soybean Yields, Values

As farmers begin fall harvest, they should think about the annual Kansas Soybean Yield and Value Contests. Entries must be postmarked no later than Dec. 1. Kansas State University (K-State) Extension personnel or a designee must witness the harve... Read More

Southeast Community College approves Nebraska levy increase

MILFORD, Neb. (AP) _ Southeast Nebraska taxpayers will pay 21 percent more to Southeast Community College under a plan approved by the college's governing board. The board unanimously approved the plan Tuesday to pay for new construction projects ... Read More

NCGA Supports Funding Increase for MAP, FMD Programs

The National Corn Growers Association praised the introduction today of the CREAATE Act, a bill to increase investment in two federal programs with a proven track record of building global demand for U.S. agricultural products. The bipartisan bill... Read More

Agricultural Education Teachers Receive Awards

LINCOLN, NEB.– The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is working to keep agricultural educators in Nebraska classrooms by awarding 16 Nebraska agricultural education teachers $14,750 toward their student loans. “All 16 teachers show a continued ... Read More

Central Nebraska group brainstorms ways to fight poverty

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A group in central Nebraska is looking for ways to reduce childhood poverty. The Grand Island Independent reports that the brainstorming session hosted Tuesday by the Heartland United Way yielded several ideas for Hall, H... Read More

State Pesticide Regulators Face Hundreds of Dicamba Investigations and 2018 Decisions

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and manage dicamba use in 2018. ... Read More

Nebraska Extension seeks farm, ranch succession plan survey participants

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is encouraging the state’s farmers and ranchers to complete a survey regarding their farm or ranch succession plans.  The survey seeks to uncover how Nebraska farmers and ranchers are planning for succession or... Read More

Sugar beet harvest underway and market looks good

The early run of sugar beets is underway at both the Scottsbluff and Torrington, Wyo., Western Sugar plants and the regular harvest will begin Oct. 6. "We've purchased just over 100,000 tons of beets and we are averaging 15.88 sugar," said Jerry D... Read More

John Erixon Named Head of Nebraska Forest Service

John Erixson has been named the next state forester and director of the Nebraska Forest Service. He was deputy director for two years and was promoted after a national search. "I am proud of how well the Nebraska Forest Service serves Nebraska, an... Read More

Beatrice city officials approve downtown improvement loans

BEATRICE, Neb. - City officials in Beatrice have approved the city's first loans to revitalize downtown properties. The Beatrice Daily Sun reports that the city's Facade Improvement Program offers up to $375,000 in state revitalization grant funds... Read More