Blackburn Named National Sorghum Producers Director of Operations

LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Producers has named Jennifer Blackburn director of operations. Blackburn previously held the position as NSP’s communications coordinator four and a half y... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Reminds Farmers, Ranchers of Sales Tax Change

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is reminding farmers and ranchers that repair and replacement parts for agricultural machinery and equipment will no longer be subject to Nebraska sales and use taxes, effective Oct. 1. The... Read More

Legislative Committee Told In West Point Leave County Bridge Repairs To Counties

The second of three public hearings on possible financing for county bridge repair and replacement was held in West Point Tuesday. Only three people testified among the two dozen who turned out. No one from Cuming County testified. Two participant... Read More

 Mosaic Cuts Fertilizer Production

Mosaic Co. said Tuesday it is cutting back phosphate fertilizer production because of high sulfur and ammonia prices. The move isn't expected to result in employee layoffs, but will lead to lower operating rates at Mosaic's mines and concentrates pl... Read More

Nebraska corn, soybean harvest lagging behind

Corn and soybean crops are in good condition but the challenge for farmers is getting the crops harvested before the weather turns cold. Late planting caused the crops to mature later than normal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its wee... Read More

Nation's Ag Co-ops Set Record for Annual Sales and Income

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the nation's farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives set a new sales record in 2013, with total business volume of more than $246 billion. That surpasses the previous record, set in 2012, by $8 ... Read More

Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for Midwest growers and has been especially difficult t... Read More

The 3rd annual "Trail of Treasures" Flea Market is being held October 3rd-5th. Nebraska Heritage Highway Association Secretary Julie Katz says the idea is to bring people to the byway. "The Heritage Highway Trail of Treasures is a byway long flea ... Read More

2015 National Beef Ambassadors Selected

Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team at the annual National Beef Ambassador competition, which is funded in part by ... Read More

Haulers Reminded Proper Permits Needed during Harvest Season

(Lincoln, Neb.)- With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for u... Read More

Attempted Murder case bound over to District Court for trial

A 25-year-old Lexington man's case of two counts of Attempted 1st Degree Murder was bound over to District Court Monday for trial.  A preliminary hearing was held in Dawson County Court for Jose Covarrubias who faces a five felony charges in connect... Read More