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THREE PANHANDLE RESIDENTS INDUCTED INTO NEBRASKA HALL OF AGRICULTURAL ACHIEVEMENT

Three people from the Panhandle were among 10 new members of the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement recognized recently in …Read More

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GOV RICKETTS TRAVELING THE STATE TODAY TO MARK NATIONAL AG WEEK

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is visiting Omaha, Broken Bow North Platte and Seward today for various events celebrating National Ag …Read More

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NCTA STUDENTS LEARN VALUE OF AG COOPERATIVES

The impact agricultural cooperatives have on rural economic development was highlighted for 19 Nebraska agri-business students last month at the …Read More

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BOX COUNTY FARMER WINS $2500 FOR HEMINGFORD YOUTH CENTER

Alexis Buskirk of Hemingford has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities. The award, sponsored by the …Read More

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FEDERAL GRAZING PERMIT FEES GOING UP 34-CENTS

The 2015 federal grazing fee is going up March 1st by 34-cents to $1.69 per head month or animal unit …Read More

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FARMER’S COOP ANNOUNCES EXPANSION

Farmers Coop is pleased to announce an expansion of dry edible bean storage in Hemingford. Farmers Coop has received beans …Read More

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BEEF FEEDLOT ROUNDTABLES AT 3 SITES NEXT WEEK

Lincoln, Neb., –

 Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot health, nutrition, and …Read More

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SASSE NAMED CHAIRMAN OF SENATE AG SUBCOMMITTEE

First year Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, …Read More

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FARM BILL FAQ: COUNTY AGRICULTURE RISK PROGRAM

By Jessica Johnson, Jim Jansen, and Monte Vandeveer – Nebraska Extension Educators       Over the past few months, the Nebraska Extension …Read More

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NEBRASKA IRRIGATORS USED LESS WATER LAST YEAR

A new report says Nebraska irrigators used 30% less water last year than in 2013, with the reductions seen across a …Read More

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FAQ ON USDA PRICE LOSS COVERAGE PROGRAM

By Jessica Johnson, Jim Jansen, and Monte Vandeveer – Nebraska Extension Educators Over the past few months, the Nebraska Extension Farm …Read More

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BAYARD NATIVE NEW SCOTTSBLUFF OFFICE AG LIAISON FOR ADRIAN SMITH

3rd District Congressman Adrian Smith has promoted one of his aides, Bayard native and Chadron State College graduate Ansley Mick. …Read More

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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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