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EXTENSION SERVICE AND USDA TO HOLD 8 FARM BILL INFO MEETING IN THE PANHANDLE

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are teaming up to provide a statewide series …Read More

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UNL DRY BEAN HARVEST EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATION OCT. 14

The University of Nebraska in cooperation with equipment dealers and bean processing companies has planned a dry bean direct harvest …Read More

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“FARMLAND, A FILM BY JAMES MOLL,” IN ALLIANCE OCT. 11

Alliance – “Autumn on the Bricks” in Alliance on Oct. 10-11 will feature a nationally-acclaimed film on Saturday, October 11 …Read More

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NEBRASKA CORN, SOYBEAN HARVEST LAGGING BEHIND

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Corn and soybean crops are in good condition but the challenge for farmers is getting the …Read More

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DRY BEAN HARVEST EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATION IN SEPT.

The University of Nebraska in cooperation with equipment dealers and bean processing companies is planning a dry bean direct harvest …Read More

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THUNE ADDRESSES GRAIN SHIPMENT DELAYS AT SD FORUM

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senator John Thune says he is doing everything he can to ensure that …Read More

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RECORD CROPS PREDICTED; FARMERS MARKET CAREFULLY

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. …Read More

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WHEAT PRODUCTION DAY WELL RECEIVED

Wheat growers in western Nebraska face several serious challenges: Wheat stem sawfly. Wheat streak mosaic. Weeds, including kochia. Making best …Read More

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COMPANY REOPENS NEBRASKA ETHANOL PLANT

AURORA, Neb. (AP) — A company executive says a better market has led to the reopening of an ethanol plant …Read More

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FARMERS SEEK PAYMENT FROM STATE FOR DIVERTED WATER

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four Nebraska farmers are demanding that the state compensate them for irrigation water that was diverted …Read More

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IRRIGATION CONTINUES DUE TO SCANT RAIN

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Scattered and scant rainfall has stressed Nebraska crops and forced irrigation to continue in many areas. …Read More

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ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND SETTLES EPA ALLEGATIONS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators say Archer Daniels Midland Company has agreed to settle allegations that it violated Clean …Read More

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COMPANY TO FIGHT PENALITIES IN OMAHA PLANT COLLAPSE

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A livestock feed company says it will contest citations and proposed penalties issued for the collapse …Read More

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LIVE MEAT MARKET APPROVED FOR OMAHA

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha residents will soon be able to select live farm animals for future meals and watch …Read More

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FOOD WRITERS SUBPOENAED IN ‘PINK SLIME’ LAWSUIT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed as part of a …Read More

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R-CALF PRAISES APPEALS COURT UPHOLDING OF COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN LABELING

Billings, Mont. - Eleven judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (Appeals Court)  denied …Read More

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STATE WHEAT HARVEST MAKING GOOD PROGRESS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are making good progress in the state’s wheat harvest thanks to recent dry weather. …Read More

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OLD TRACTORS HELP FARMER’S HAIL RECOVERY

HEARTWELL, Neb. (AP) — Some old tractors have been deployed to help a south-central Nebraska farmer turn a hail-torn cornfield …Read More

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INVESTIGATORS SAY OVERLOADED BINS CAUSED COLLAPSE

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal investigators say overloaded storage bins on the roof of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer’s plant …Read More

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NEBRASKA WHEAT HARVEST MORE THAN HALF DONE

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The recent cool, dry weather helped Nebraska farmers who are harvesting wheat. The U.S. Department of …Read More

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REGISTRATION DEADLINE HERE FOR PREC WHEAT PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

Today (July 21) is the deadline to register for the August 4 wheat production workshop at the UNL Panhandle Research …Read More

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COOPERATIVE CITED AFTER WORKER’S DEATH

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — Federal labor officials have cited a Nebraska cooperative on several safety violations following the March death …Read More

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