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Crop Progress Report

KANSAS - For the week ending March 17, 2019, there were 1.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent ... Read More

Flooding Expected to Continue as Dam Flows Raised

The likelihood of more prolonged flooding along the Missouri River increased Thursday night when the Army Corps of Engineers was forced to increase water releases from Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota to 90,000 cubic feet per second because of inflow... Read More

USDA outlines eligibility for coverage options

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency announced this week that producers who purchased or plan to purchase the 2019 Supplemental Coverage Option policy should report Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage election ... Read More

National Ag Day Doesn't Mean A Day Off *AUDIO*

In the opening paragraph of the FFA Creed there is the line, " in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better things we now enjoy have come to us from the struggles of former years." When E.M. Tiffany wrote those lines, there w... Read More

(Audio and Video) Bayou

The Nebraska Soybean Board is taking a group of producers to New Orleans, Louisiana for the 2019 See For Yourself tour. Soybeans are frequently the top U.S. waterborne agricultural export through the New Orleans Port Region, with over 22 million b... Read More

Widespread Floods Hit Quickly

OMAHA (DTN) -- The "bomb cyclone" that hit Wednesday and Thursday flooded dozens of towns and cities across a wide swath of Nebraska and South Dakota into Iowa and down into northwest Missouri, shutting down much of the region outside of Omaha. High... Read More

Central Platte Natural Resources District Reschedules the Water Programs Update

(GRAND ISLAND, NE) – Due to weather conditions, the Central Platte Natural Resources District has rescheduled the Water Programs Update to Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Buffalo County Extension Building, 1400 E 34th Street (south side of Fairgr... Read More

NASS Changing August Crop Data

OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service is making some changes in how it projects corn, soybean and cotton production and yields in the August Crop Production reports. On Tuesday, NASS announced 2019 program changes for its su... Read More

French Activists Vandalize Bayer Building Over Pesticide Use

BERLIN (AP) — French activists have spray-painted the Paris headquarters of Bayer AG and plastered it with signs to protest its production of environment-damaging pesticides. A dozen protesters wearing yellow vests used fire extinguishers full o... Read More

Aggie hosts win crops contest for 2-year colleges

Older and newer faces gathered in Curtis Friday for the Collegiate Crops Contest hosted at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. The Agronomy Department at NCTA, headed by Chair Brad Ramsdale, coordinated the contest for four 2-year colle... Read More

See For Yourself Bayou Tour - Day 2 Update

The Nebraska Soybean Board has taken a group of producers to New Orleans, Louisiana for the 2019 See For Yourself Bayou tour. Soybeans are frequently the top U.S. waterborne agricultural export through the New Orleans Port Region, with over 22 mil... Read More