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Minnesota and Land O’Lakes, Inc. Announce Public-Private Partnership to Improve Water Quality

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The state of Minnesota and Land O'Lakes announced a partnership Wednesday to improve water quality in farm country, leveraging the farmer-owned cooperative's retail network to help ... Read More

New projections bring higher outflows from Lake McConaughy

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) -- Outflows from Lake McConaughy have increased this week based on higher projections of inflows from upstream reservoirs in Wyoming. With the Wyoming reservoirs nearing full, inflows into Lake McConaughy are expected to peak around ... Read More

(AUDIO) Livestock Crisis Management Seminar Offered

Livestock producers will have the chance to create crisis management plans at an upcoming event. The Livestock Crisis Management Seminar is being hosted by We Support Agriculture on June 14 in Kearney. “So, this idea originally stems from our co... Read More

House Ag Subcommittee Gets Earful About Livestock Industry

The Obama administration is looking at livestock markets from a variety of angles. For instance, The House and Senate Agriculture Committees have somewhat dueling hearings this week on the state of the livestock industry. The House Agriculture Subcom... Read More

Spray plane forced to land in rural Cozad field

COZAD - Authorities responded to an airplane accident approximately six miles north of Cozad shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a Piper PA 18 was forced to make a landing in a wheat field. The spray pl... Read More

Organic Industry Touts Long-Lasting Economic Opportunities

The Organic Trade Association today released what they say is conclusive research linking economic health at the county level to organic agriculture, and shows that organic food and crop production-and the business activities accompanying organic agr... Read More

USDA Resumes Incentives to Grow and Harvest Biomass for Energy and Biobased Products

LINCOLN, Nebraska – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini yesterday announced that incentives resume this month for farmers and foresters who grow and harvest biomass for renewable energy and biob... Read More

Valley county man dead in pickup-bicycle collision in Ord

The Nebraska State Patrol says a man is dead following a pickup-bicycle collision in Ord.   A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado struck the southbound bicycle from behind on Highway 11 in Ord at approximately 8:30  Tuesday night. The bicycle rider was identi... Read More

CME to Allow Order Entry on Livestock Outside of Normal Trading Day

CME Group will begin offering a post-close/pre-open state for cattle and hog markets to allow order entries for the next trading day, the exchange announced Tuesday. Starting June 6, the post-close/pre-open state will apply to futures and options fo... Read More

(AUDIO) Superior Livestock Auction Begins New Online Platform

May 25, 2016, marks the first day for Superior Livestock's online auction platform. FedCattleExchange.com has their first sale beginning at 10 am central time. The goal is to increase transparency and frequency for fed cattle trade. Danny Jones, ... Read More

USDA Report Shows Farmers Adding More Nutrients, Pesticides to Soybeans

Farmers are feeding soybeans more fertilizer and pesticides, according to the latest Ag Chemical Usage report released by the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The organization only surveys specific crops every few years, and so... Read More