Woolpit Steam 2013 by Dave Catchpole, on Flickr

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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Wheat by NeilGHamilton, on Flickr

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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Fertilizer by Thirteen Of Clubs, on Flickr

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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COURT RULING FAVORS POWER DISTRICT OVER IRRIGATORS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a decision favoring a public power district’s right to water over …Read More

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chicken by vinzcha, on Flickr

SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA POULTRY OPERATION PROPOSED

BLUE SPRINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Gage County Board is mulling a special-use permit that would allow a chicken operation …Read More

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FARMERS LOST $9.7M IN FAILED GRAIN ELEVATOR

PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — More than 200 Nebraska farmers say they lost $9.7 million when the Pierce grain elevator failed …Read More

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Wheat field by elias_daniel, on Flickr

MOST MAJOR CROPS IN SOUTH DAKOTA IN DECENT SHAPE

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Most major crops in South Dakota are in decent shape as the growing season progresses. The …Read More

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Harvest by wobble-san, on Flickr

WHEAT HARVEST WELL UNDERWAY IN SOUTHERN NEBRASKA

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the wheat harvest is well underway in southern Nebraska. The …Read More

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Manure fertilizer by eutrophication&hypoxia, on Flickr

MANURE SPREADERS IN THE DAKOTAS SQUEEZED FOR TIME

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A combination of long winters and more late-season crops in the Dakotas is presenting challenges for …Read More

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Grain Bins by UnitedSoybeanBoard, on Flickr

GROUPS TEACH FARMERS ABOUT GRAIN BIN HAZARDS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farming can be a dangerous job, so Nebraska agriculture groups are trying to educate people about …Read More

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the club by pamzpix, on Flickr

4-H HORSE EXPOSITION SCHEDULED IN GRAND ISLAND

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Hundreds of club members are expected to gather in Grand Island for the 2014 Fonner …Read More

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Damage following tornado in Pilger, Nebr by State Farm, on Flickr

ANIMAL STORMS DEATHS ESTIMATED AT 1,000

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities estimate that about 1,000 large animals were killed by the June 16 storms that roared …Read More

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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR AUG 4 WHEAT PRODUCTION WORKSHOP AT PREC

Registration has begun for a day-long Wheat Production Workshop being held Aug. 4 at the  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and …Read More

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Prescribed Burning by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest Region, on Flickr

CONFERENCE ON PRESCRIBED BURNS SET IN KEARNEY

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — At a Kearney conference on prescribed burns, people will learn techniques and hear success stories in …Read More

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CURRENT MARKET VALUES SOUGHT FOR USDA LIVESTOCK INDEMNITY PROGRAM

WASHINGTON – Nebraska’s Congressional delegation today wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to correct the …Read More

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2000 Nygren Wetland aerial view by USDAgov, on Flickr

NEBRASKA COALITION FIGHTING NEW WATER LAW PROPOSAL

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska farm and ranch groups have formed a coalition to fight what they say is …Read More

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Soybean Field at Dusk by UnitedSoybeanBoard, on Flickr

SD FARNERS PLANT LARGEST SOYBEAN CROP ON RECORD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota farmers planted a record soybean crop this year, mirroring a national trend. The …Read More

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ConAgra Foods Headquarters by usc_ty, on Flickr

CHARGES HURT CONAGRA’S 4Q RESULTS, REVENUE TOPS WALL STREET FORECAST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods says it lost $324.2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter because of restructuring and …Read More

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BNSF grain hoppers and ADM grain elevato by roy.luck, on Flickr

US REGULATORS TELL RAILROADS TO REPORT ON BACKLOG

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The backlog of grain shipments across the Plains has been reduced this spring, but U.S. regulators …Read More

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The sun breaks through the mist by Ben124., on Flickr

WET, STORMY WEATHER SLOWS FIELDWORK

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Wet and stormy weather last week slowed fieldwork in Nebraska, but helped improve soil moisture levels. …Read More

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