Scouting for Waterhemp Now

INDIANAPOLIS — Sept. 30, 2014 — Waterhemp continues to top the list of challenging weeds to control in cornfields and ignoring it can be costly. Waterhemp is one of the most common weeds for M... Read More

Western Corn Belt still reeling from the drought

Drought may have eased over much of the Corn Belt, but in areas along the western edge of the region, the drought’s impacts still linger. According to the latest Drought Monitor report, just 15 percent of Kansas is in severe or extreme drought com... Read More


Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    303    Beans - 848 Oakland    Corn -    283    Beans - 840 Tekamah    Corn -    269    Beans - 840 West Point    Corn -    289    Beans - 843 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Heineman Has His Third Lt. Governor

State Senator John E. Nelson of Omaha was sworn in Monday as the 40th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska.  The  swearing-in ceremony with Secretary of State John Gale and Gov. Heineman took place today at 1:30 p.m. in the Governor’s Hearing Room of ... Read More

Railways Still Snarling Grain Movement

As the row-crop harvest in the Northern Plains moves ever closer, worries are mounting among producers and grain elevator operators about continued transportation delays and whether there will be enough room to store what are expected to be large cor... Read More

USDA Announces Funding to Encourage Healthy Eating Choices

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more easily aff... Read More

Stalk and Crown Rot Diseases Likely in Many Fields

Much of the 2014 Nebraska corn crop has experienced repeated and prolonged stress and wounding. While most of the crop looks good, we are beginning to see early evidence of problems developing.  In particular, stalk rot diseases are beginning to dev... Read More

Abdullah earns big ten honor again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is the offensive player of the week in the Big Ten for the third time in five weeks. Abdullah, who leads the nation in rushing yards and is second in yards per game, ran for 208 yards and a care... Read More

Sen. John Nelson sworn-in as next Lt. Gov.

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has named state Sen. John Nelson of Omaha as his new lieutenant governor. Nelson was sworn into office Monday at the Capitol. He replaces Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, who resigned earlier this month after a judge approved... Read More

NCTA Students Dig in for

Curtis – A Hills oak, water birch and sycamore are putting down roots in Curtis. College horticulture students grabbed their shovels Thursday as part of “ReTree Week” in Nebraska and planted three trees on campus at the Nebraska College o... Read More

Food Animal Production Faces Challenges with New Antibiotic Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016.  There will also be new regulations regarding how veterinarians will author... Read More