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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Rainmaker by Jan Tik, on Flickr

NEBRASKA LEADS NATION IN 5 AGRICULTURE CATEGORIES

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska led the nation in five categories of agricultural production last year. The U.S. Department of …Read More

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Before the Storm by TumblingRun, on Flickr

EASTERN NEBRASKA FARMERS MUST DECIDE WHETHER TO REPLANT

UEHLING, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers who sustained heavy damage in last week’s severe weather will face some tough decisions …Read More

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Alfalfa weevil closeup

UNL EXTENSION EXPERTS WARN OF POTENTIAL ALFALFA WEEVIL DAMAGE

Alfalfa producers should be watching their first-cutting alfalfa and the stubble after first cutting for delayed green-up. Serious infestations of …Read More

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Wheat stubble farmhouse

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR CROP STUBBLE INITIATIVES

Landowners in western and southern Nebraska interested in earning money for cutting their wheat and milo at little higher during …Read More

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ALABAMA STUDENTS HELPING SD RANCHERS

Students from the Alabama Junior Cattlemen’s Association are in western South Dakota this to help ranchers who lost livestock in …Read More

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Wheat Field [E-X-P-L-O-R-E-D] by KevinLallier, on Flickr

ARDENT MILLS, BIGGEST FLOUR MAKER, NOW OPERATING

DENVER (AP) — Ardent Mills, a joint venture by ConAgra Mills, Cargill and CHS, is now the nation’s largest flour …Read More

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Census of Ag data now available

NEW CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE HAS STORIES TO TELL

The 2012 Census of Agriculture, released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture earlier this month has numbers that tell several …Read More

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Stubble and shed by Bruce Guenter, on Flickr

DEADLINE NEARING FOR CROP STUBBLE INCENTIVES

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is reminding landowners that they have until June 1 to enroll in a program that pays …Read More

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Planting Soybeans by UnitedSoybeanBoard, on Flickr

NEBRASKA FARMERS DEAL WITH WEATHER CHALLENGES

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In different parts of the state, Nebraska farmers have been battling freezing temperatures, tornadoes and drought. …Read More

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Neb Brand Inspection Committee

NEB, SD SIGN INTERSTATE BRAND INSPECTION AGREEMENT

District 43 Nebraska State Senator Al Davis and State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes have announced the creation of an Interstate Commuter/Grazing Agreement …Read More

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Filling the Planter by UnitedSoybeanBoard, on Flickr

WEEK OF RAIN BOOSTS SOIL MOISTURE IN SOUTH DAKOTA

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A week of rainy weather has boosted soil moisture for South Dakota farmers getting their crops …Read More

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Corn Planted by Western Scrub Jays by Noël Zia Lee, on Flickr

NEBRASKA, IOWA FARMERS SAY CORN PLANTING ON TRACK

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa and Nebraska farmers say they’re still on track to get their corn planted despite …Read More

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All good things by chief_huddleston, on Flickr

AG, RAIL TALK TRAIN DELAYS WITH REGULATORS

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Railroad officials assured North Dakota regulators that oil shipments are not displacing grain shipments in the …Read More

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Bison by USFWS Mountain Prairie, on Flickr

OGLALA SIOUX TRIBE’S PARK EXPANSION FOR BISON IRKS RANCHERS

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Range land outside of the south unit of Badlands National Park has become contested territory. The Oglala …Read More

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LINCOLN COUNTY WON’T EXEMPT LAND BOUGHT FOR WATER

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln County commissioners have refused to exempt from taxes thousands of acres of land bought …Read More

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5873082993_ebe9e8992d_o by USDAgov, on Flickr

NEBRASKA FARMERS STARTING TO PLANT SPRING CROPS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are just beginning to plant their spring crops, but the U.S. Agriculture Department says …Read More

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SD GETS NEARLY $310K FOR SPECIALTY CROP GRANTS

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota this year is getting nearly $310,000 for grants …Read More

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