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Nebraska Corn Board extends District 5 application deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board is seeking applicants for its District 5 region, which includes Buffalo, Dawson, Hall, Howard and Sherman counties. The position was reopened in an effort ... Read More

Doing Your Part: Recycle plastic ag pesticide containers for useful products

Recycling plastic is the right thing to do -- especially when it diverts about 75,000 pounds of pesticide containers annually from Nebraska landfills. “Clean containers are made into useful products for U.S. agriculture and industry,” said Clyde... Read More

NSP Commends Sec. 232 Tariffs Removal, Urges Congress to Approve USMCA

LUBBOCK, Texas — The announcement Friday, May 17, that Section 232 tariffs will be removed on steel and aluminum imports from Mexico and Canada is anticipated news and an important step toward the ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trad... Read More

Tall Weeds and Overgrown Cover Crops Require Burndown Adjustments

Leave that 4-inch soda can in the truck -- some of the weeds and cover crop cover in the Midwest right now will require a yardstick to measure. The persistent cold, wet weather dogging much of the corn and soybean belt this spring has kept many farm... Read More

Assessing Your Farm's Financial Management Can Help You Survive Tough Ag Economy

Good times lift both good and bad farm managers, but when profit margins grow slim, farmers with higher levels of business intelligence are more likely to succeed and grow. Agricultural economist Dave Kohl, a professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and ... Read More

Trade war, heavy rains weigh on Deere & Co.

Deere cut its profit and sales expectations for the year as a trade war between the U.S. and China escalates and farmers try to recover from a planting season besieged by heavy rains. Prices of soybeans targeted by Chinese tariffs last year fell t... Read More

Summer: Brought to You by Agriculture! -- Friday Five

Why did Bryce and Alex leave the office? Where did they go? Why is Bryce wearing a Hawaiian shirt? What kind of hat is on Alex's head? Can Bryce even fish? Does Alex know how to swim? So many questions that are all answered in Friday Five! ... Read More

Seven college students begin summer internships sponsored by Nebraska Corn

LINCOLN, Neb. – Seven students from various colleges and universities are beginning summer internship programs supported by the Nebraska Corn Board and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association. Although these internships may vary in scope and location... Read More

Quarterly webinar series to address land management issues

The second edition of Agricultural Land Management Quarterly will cover 2019 cash rental rates and land values in Nebraska and critical communication issues between landlords and tenants. The segment will also include a special segment addressing flo... Read More

Syngenta Seeds site in Waterloo, Nebraska, recognized for safety

MINNEAPOLIS — Syngenta’s seed corn facility in Waterloo, Nebraska, has been recognized as a “Nebraska’s Safest Company with Distinction” for 2019, the fifth consecutive year the site has been honored. The award was presented today at a cel... Read More

Riley County 4-Hers launch effort to increase diversity, equity

MANHATTAN, Kan. – For most of her 15 years growing up, high school freshman Jacklyn Hernandez believed that even the thought of going to college was pretty scary. No one in her family had ever attended college. Until beginning public school, she... Read More