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Big Iron Realty Friday's in the Field heads to Butler County

The field that has been hit by rain, hail, wind, lack of rain & heat was harvested for corn silage this week for Tuls Dairy. https://youtu.be/pM2TRWwvj2s...... Read More

Grant Approved for YHS Outdoor Classroom

York High School students will soon have an addition to their science curriculum, thanks to grant funding from the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District. A grant request for an outdoor classroom has been approved by the board of directors, provid... Read More

Options for corn impacted by canal breach

LINCOLN — On July 17 when the Gering-Ft. Laramie canal breached, it left over 100,000 acres of irrigated crops in eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska without water. Without irrigation water and adequate rainfall, taking the corn to full maturity a... Read More

4S Goat Expo Oct. 5-6

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — 4S Goat Expo to Offer Seminar Show and Sale October 5th and 6th at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W Rodeo Road, North Platte Nebraska. The seminar will start promptly at 10:00 AM on October 5th. Speakers and topics inc... Read More

Nuckolls County Agricultural Society Receives $195,900 for New Show Arena

LINCOLN, Neb. Sept. 19, 2019 – USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Director Karl Elmshaeuser today announced that the Nuckolls County Agricultural Society will receive $195,900 for a new show arena at the Nuckolls county fairground. “County ... Read More

Sen. Moran Priorities Included in FY2020 Ag Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – member of U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies – today applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee’s ... Read More

Taiwan Goodwill Mission Signs Letter of Intent for U.S. Wheat Purchases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives from the Taiwan Flour Millers Association (TFMA) signed letters of intent to purchase wheat and other U.S. grown commodities over the next two years Sept. 18, 2019, at the U.S. Capitol. The millers are part of a b... Read More

New Study Stresses Ethanol’s Benefits for Energy Security

A new study shows that the Renewable Fuel Standard not only saves drivers money at the gas pump every day, but also enhances energy security by greatly reducing or even eliminating the blow to our nation’s drivers when global oil production is disr... Read More

A Mooooovable Feast

The sun is rising over a pasture just south of York on a late summer day. Prairie grasses sway in the breeze at the spot, called the Kirkpatrick Basin North. Black-Eyed Susans and Mexican Hats flash their bright yellows and reds to attract the buzzin... Read More

Kansas Organic Certification Cost Share Program Accepting Applications

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for the national Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP). Through this program, farms, ranches and businesses that produce, process or package certified organic agricultural products m... Read More

With Fewer Hands in the Field, More Food Goes to Waste

Timing is everything. As a parent, that means grabbing a non-washable magic marker from your toddler’s hands right before the tip touches the living room wall. As a commuter, it’s about rolling up to the bus stop so that you’re not waiting too ... Read More