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United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on March 1, 2017. The inventory was slightly above Ma... Read More

(AUDIO) Governor Finishes National Ag Week Tours Learning About Specialty Crops - Hops

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts spent National Agriculture Week traveling the state and visiting the different industries that make up Nebraska agriculture. The tours finished on Thursday. “We've been all across the state (this week) visiting a ... Read More

CCC President, Wife Make Generous Donation to the School

(Grand Island, Neb.) – Central Community College is pleased to announce that CCC President Dr. Greg Smith and his wife, Marilee, have pledged a planned gift to CCC’s new Kearney Center in the amount of $600,000 minimum. ... Read More

EQIP funds, CRP grazing available to ranchers hit by wildfire

USDA announced this week it will make $6 million available to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas ranchers affected by wildfires through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The funds will assist livestock producers attempting to restore grazi... Read More

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump would discuss the pipeline l... Read More

Monsanto Gives $50,000 to Support Fire Relief Efforts in KS

Monsanto has donated $50,000 to Kansas Farm Bureau's (KFB) Foundation in support of young and beginning ranchers affected by recent wildfires. The funds will support a Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) fire relief effort between Kansas, Texa... Read More

Nebraska gun rights advocates push to carry without a permit

LINCOLN, Neb. - Gun rights advocates say requiring Nebraska residents to obtain concealed-carry permits violates their constitutional rights, but gun control supporters argue carrying without a permit could lead to more shootings. Both groups spok... Read More

New Trends in Combine Heads

Farms and combines are getting bigger. Yields are increasing and so is residue. Harvest windows are narrowing, and farmers are trying to harvest more acres in a day. From folding heads to better choppers, header technology is keeping pace with the... Read More

Cargill Faces Criticism Over Non-GMO Verification

Cargill faced many questions over social media this week on their association with the Non-GMO Project organization.    Their mission on their website claims, "The Non-GMO Project is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving and building so... Read More

NPCC introduces girls to career opportunities

Taser demonstrations, nervous system scans, robotics – students at the Expanding Your Horizons conference participated in a variety of exercises that encouraged them to think outside the box in terms of career opportunities. A total of 315... Read More

Grand jury clears Nebraska deputy in shooting death

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. - A grand jury has cleared a Cass County deputy sheriff in the shooting death last year of an unarmed motorist in eastern Nebraska. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the grand jury on Thursday found that Deputy Tyler Reiff had rea... Read More