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WESTERN SUGAR CO-OP PRES-CEO SETTLING IN

The new president and CEO of Western Sugar Cooperative has been on the job for two weeks now.  Rodney Perry …Read More

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NEW PROGRAM TO HELP FIND AG TEACHERS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of agriculture are trying to encourage more people to consider teaching the subject in Nebraska. …Read More

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USDA HOSTING LIVESTOCK DISASTER MEETINGS

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is hosting livestock disaster program gatherings next week in Hermosa, Eagle …Read More

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LIVESTOCK DISASTER AID SIGNUP SET FOR NEXT WEEK

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Ranchers in the Dakotas whose herds were devastated by an early October blizzard can begin …Read More

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BEER BREWERIES, FARMERS FRET OVER FDA PLANS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Beer breweries in Nebraska are sounding an alarm about a federal proposal that would put an …Read More

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Soybean Irrigation by UnitedSoybeanBoard, on Flickr

NEBRASKA WATER SUSTAINABILITY BILL ADVANCES

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill designed to steer the state toward long-term water sustainability. Senators …Read More

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CORN AND SOYBEAN STOCKS UP IN SOUTH DAKOTA

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Corn and soybean stocks are up in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department in a report …Read More

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FOOD SUPPLIER RECALLING 8,700 LBS OF CHICKEN

ENID, Okla. (AP) — A food supplier with operations in Oklahoma is recalling more than 8,700 pounds of frozen chicken …Read More

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MEETINGS PLANNED TO HELP RANCHERS APPLY FOR HELP

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Four meetings are planned for western South Dakota to give ranch families the chance to …Read More

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NEBRASKA RANCH PARCTICUM

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Nebraska Ranch Practicum. Participants will cover several topics, …Read More

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ONLINE FORUM TO DISCUSS CREDIT FOR NEW FARMERS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture will host an online forum to discuss types of credit …Read More

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INDUSTRIAL HEMP RESEARCH BILL PASSES

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow the state to grow industrial hemp for …Read More

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JUDGE WON’T DISMISS ‘PINK SLIME’ DEFAMATION SUIT

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — A circuit judge has refused to throw out a defamation lawsuit against ABC related to …Read More

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SMITH PRAISES PRODUCERS IN NATIONAL AG WEEK REMARKS IN HOUSE

Washington, D.C.–  Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) Wednesday honored Nebraska agriculture producers in a speech delivered on the floor of the …Read More

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USDA EXTENDS VALUE-ADDED GRANT PROGRAM DEADLINE

Lincoln, Nebraska, March 26, 2014 — USDA Rural Development is announcing that the deadline for the Value Added Producer Grant …Read More

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CSU BEEF SPECIALIST NAMED NEW HEAD OF PREC IN SCOTTSBLUFF

A professor and extension beef specialist at Colorado State University in Fort Collins has been named the next director of …Read More

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2 NEB. COUNTIES GET LIVESTOCK FRIENDLY DESIGNATION

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two more Nebraska counties have been designated as livestock friendly in the state. Gov. Dave Heineman …Read More

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FLICKR_Hog Farm by eutrophication&hypoxia

DAKOTAS TAKE PRECAUTIONS FOR PIG VIRUS, FAIR SHOWS

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The rapid spread of a swine virus is forcing officials in the Dakotas to take extra …Read More

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SURVEY: NEBRASKA FARMLAND VALUE ROSE 5 PCT IN YEAR

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report on preliminary findings says farmland land rose about 5 percent in value over …Read More

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BACKERS SAY DRONES WILL PROVE USEFUL FOR FARMERS

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agricultural interest in using unmanned drones to help monitor millions of acres of crops is …Read More

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BUGS BECOMING RESISTANT TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED CORN

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Researchers say bugs are developing resistance to the widely popular genetically engineered corn plants that make …Read More

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FLICKR_Hog Farm by eutrophication&hypoxia

VETERINARIAN: VIRUS AFFECTING PIGS ON 25 SD FARMS

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A virus that state health officials say kills one in 10 piglets has been detected on …Read More

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