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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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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, 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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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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Liquid fertilizer application by eutrophication&hypoxia, on Flickr

RAIL COMPANIES TO REPORT FERTILIZER DELIVERY PLANS

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A federal oversight board has told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday …Read More

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Irrigation system near Emerald, PEI by microbe, on Flickr

APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman is seeking applicants for the new, expanded Nebraska Natural Resources Commission. A new …Read More

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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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UNIVERSITY_OF_THE_FRASER_VALLEY_PHOTOGRA by University of the Fraser Valley, on Flickr

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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0114 snow cows by iowa_spirit_walker, on Flickr

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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Making Beer by Harlequin_colors, on Flickr

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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