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House Ag Chair nomination Thursday

House lawmakers will nominate the next House Agriculture Committee Chair Thursday. A committee spokesperson confirmed leadership will decide who to back for the position, according to the Hagstrom Rep... Read More

UNL seeking rural Nebraska communities to host student interns

The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln is seeking rural Nebraska communities to take part in the 2021 Rural Fellows program. The Rural Fellows program was designed in 2013 to place college... Read More

UNL seeking students for rural community internships

The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln is seeking college students to take part in the 2021 Rural Fellows program. The Rural Fellows program was designed in 2013 to place college students ... Read More

USDA announces expansion, other improvements to hemp crop insurance

The Department of Agriculture Monday announced the expansion of the pilot Multi-Peril Crop Insurance plan for hemp. The expansion and other improvements to the plan, will begin in the 2021 crop year. USDA Risk Management Agency Administrator Marti... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board seeks candidates for vacancies

Notice is hereby given that the terms for three members of the Nebraska Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board, also known as the Nebraska Corn Board, will expire June 30, 2021, and Nebraska’s corn checkoff program is seeking candidates ... Read More

Audio: Rural Radio Network says goodbye to market analyst

For nearly three decades, Laddie Wilson with Wolcott and Lincoln in Kansas City has been a consistent market voice on KRVN and the Rural Radio Network. However, Wilson said, "It's time to let a younger analyst in and share his knowledge on the mar... Read More

Peterson requests delay in nation-wide 5G network implementation

Outgoing House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson and others on the committee seek a delay in deploying a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G services. In a letter last week to the House Appropriations Committee, Peterson says... Read More

The Monday Fontanelle Final Bell with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics

Post-Thanksgiving pull back-how long will it last Restaurants & food consumption with COVID Dry weather & its effects on wheat Is China blamed for recent global prices?   ...... Read More

USDA alters Service Center status at locations across state in response to Coronavirus

LINCOLN, Nebraska, Nov. 30, 2020 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is temporarily restricting in-person visits for numerous Service Centers in Nebraska because of elevated rates of coronavirus community spread, but USDA employees will c... Read More

Why haven't soybeans traded over $12? | Monday Morning Markets | Nov. 30, 2020

Soybean futures continue to trade near the $12 mark, but haven't cracked the ceiling just yet. Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners discusses the reason why in the latest episode of the Monday Morning Markets. Other topics discussed: ... Read More

Extension webinar to cover updated crop production budgets, new online budgeting program

A Nebraska Extension webinar on Thursday at noon will cover highlights from the 2021 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Crop Budgets and provide an introduction to the new Agricultural Budget Calculator online program that is now available for use and te... Read More