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WESTERN SUGAR SHAREHOLDERS LOSING 2012 PATRONAGE PAYMENTS

Members of the Western Sugar Cooperative got some bad news this week: they’re going to be losing their patronage payments …Read More

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FARM CREDIT SERVICES DIVIDEND A RECORD $160 MILLION

Omaha, Nebraska – December 17, 2014 – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a customer-owned financial cooperative, has approved a …Read More

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NEW CROPS TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE THURS IN SIDNEY

“New Markets for New Crops” is the theme of Thursday’s New crops Technology Conference in Sidney at Western Nebraska Community …Read More

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USDA EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY AND LENDING LIMITS TO BEGINNING AND FAMILY FARMERS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has improved farm loans by expanding eligibility and increasing lending limits to help more …Read More

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PANHANDLE MEETINGS ON FARM BILL SET

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) are teaming up to provide educational meetings about the 2014 …Read More

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ALLIANCE CHAMBER AG COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP RAFFLE UNDERWAY

  The Alliance Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee is sponsoring its seventh annual scholarship raffle. The raffle will help fund …Read More

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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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