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Collaboration Needed to Achieve Sustainable Food Systems

Solutions from the Land (SfL) has reviewed the EAT-Lancet report released earlier this week in Oslo. The report calls for a "radical transformation of the global food system," including an overhaul of... Read More

Conference offers info on farming challenges

KEARNEY, Neb. — Managing today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference January 28-29 in Kearney. Geared to farmers an... Read More

Cooperative struggles, but finds opportunities to increase business

The Panhandle Cooperative Association held it's annual meeting Jan. 16, at the Gering Civic Center. The cooperative will not be paying out patronage this year, just like so many other cooperatives this year. "Our fiscal year was maybe a little ... Read More

Farm Dog Opens its Precision Agriculture Platform for Free to All Extension Agents

Farm Dog Technologies, a precision agriculture platform for pest and disease management, is now providing free access to its digital platform for all Extension Agents. "We are proud to offer our award-winning precision agriculture platform for fre... Read More

Local Chemigation Training Sessions

 Seven local Chemigation Training sessions are being held for farmers who apply chemicals through an irrigation system. The Nebraska Chemigation Act requires that applicators must be certified by attending a course offered by the University of Nebra... Read More

Kansas Specialty crop report available

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Rural Center (KRC) announces the availability of its latest report, Lessons Learned from Specialty Crop Growers Across Kansas. The 42-page report is a compilation of five previously published profiles of successful Kansas ... Read More

Nebraska Extension Offers Grain Marketing Workshop

Lincoln, Nebraska, Jan. 15, 2019 – When finances are tight, one key to keeping the farm is managing income with an effective grain marketing plan, one that accounts for a farmer’s cost of production, balance sheet and cash flow. The two-day, i... Read More

Bill to help Northport Irrigation District signed into law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump on Thursday evening signed H.R. 4689, legislation championed by Congressman Adrian Smith and U.S. Senator Deb Fischer to rollback outdated regulations negatively affecting ag producers in the Ne... Read More

ASA appreciates inclusion of ag in EU trade talks

As the U.S. begins prepping for trade negotiations with the European Union (EU), the Trump Administration is demanding agriculture be on the table. U.S. law requires the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to publish objectives 30 days prior to negotiat... Read More

ASA Appreciates USTR’s Inclusion of Ag in EU Trade Talks

WASHINGTON, D.C.- As the U.S. begins prepping for trade negotiations with the European Union (EU), the Trump Administration is demanding agriculture be on the table. U.S. law requires the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to publish objectives 30 day... Read More

Iowa Corn “Future of Agriculture” Scholarships Available

JOHNSTON, Iowa – January 8, 2019 – The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) are again offering the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture scholarships to aid in the development of future talent for the Iowa agric... Read More