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As Ag Implements Hit the Road, Drivers Reminded to Stay Alert

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — As Nebraska’s agriculture producers ramp up their work to feed America, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is advising drivers to keep an eye out for agricultural implements work... Read More

Iowa Manufacturers, Farmers Call on President Trump to Roll Back Tariffs

Leaders of a major Iowa equipment manufacturer and Iowa farmers reiterated their calls Wednesday for President Donald Trump to remove tariffs against trading partners that have driven up the prices of steel and aluminum as well as retaliatory tariffs... Read More

Watch Out for Those Overprotective Momma Cows

If you ever get the chance to visit with a cattle rancher or beef producer, you may hear some good stories about overprotective momma cows. Cows can be very protective of their calves, even more so than some people! First calf heifers (young cows ... Read More

Engler Entrepreneurship Journey: Jared Knobbe

Jared Knobbe, an Imperial, Nebraska native, is the owner of JK Horseshoeing Service. It's a business he started back in high school. After shadowing his cousin for a summer, Knobbe decided he wanted to learn the ways of a farrier, too. He spent hi... Read More

Soil Judging Team earns bronze at nationals

For the first time in their history, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Soil Judging Team earned third place overall at the National Collegiate Soils Contest, this year hosted April 14 to 19 at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obis... Read More

Farm Bank Lending Rises to $108 Billion in 2018

U.S. farm banks increased agricultural lending by 5.3 percent, or $5.5 billion, to $108 billion in 2018. The American Bankers Association recently released its annual Farm Bank Performance Report. The report found that in 2018, farm banks' asset q... Read More

Tariffs Could Skyrocket Tomato Prices in the U.S.

Threatened tariffs could hike U.S. tomato prices between 40 and 85 percent. Research commissioned by the Fresh Produce Association of America suggests that if the U.S. withdraws from the Tomato Suspension Agreement on May 7, and applies duties on Mex... Read More

Agriculture Leaders Urge Committees to Maintain Property Tax Credit Fund, Use Alternative Revenues to Fund New Property Tax Relief

LINCOLN, NEB. – Elected leaders of Nebraska’s agricultural organizations thanked members of the Legislature’s Revenue, Education, and Retirement Committees for their efforts to find a solution to high property taxes in Nebraska, but urged lawma... Read More

Study: Red Meat Safe Shelf Life Seven Weeks

A new study suggests red meat can safely be stored for up to seven weeks. Advancements in storage and vacuum packaging may extend the shelf life of red meat, according to researchers from the British Meat Producers Association and Meat and Livestock ... Read More

Federal appeals court overturns Idaho wolf-killing ruling

A federal appeals court has overturned a U.S. District Court's dismissal of a lawsuit by environmental groups challenging a federal agency's killing of wolves in Idaho. A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Tuesday ruled that U.S. District ... Read More

Nebraska Cooperative Development Center – Twenty Years Strong

Since 1999, the Nebraska Cooperative Development Center has provided technical assistance, education and training to groups who are developing or are considering the development of a cooperatively owned business. The primary objective has been ... Read More