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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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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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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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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