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Planting Delays Possible if Forecasts for Above Normal Precipitation Hold True

Planting is underway in Nebraska but briefly stalled mid-week due to several storm fronts moving through. As of Monday 3% of the state’s corn crop was in the ground, compared to 6% last year, and eq... Read More

(Audio) Mobile Children's Museum Spends Weekend In West Point

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with museum director Will Volker) The Mobile Children's Museum is parked outside the Nielsen Center in West Point this weekend as part of Nebraska's 150 Celebration.     Ho... Read More

Huskers Drop Game Two, Rubber Match Set for Sunday

Minneapolis, Minn. – The Nebraska baseball team (22-15-1, 6-4-1 Big Ten) fell to Minnesota, 5-3, at Siebert Field on Saturday afternoon, evening the weekend series at 1-1. On Friday night, the Huskers captured the opener by a 5-3 margin. Senior ... Read More

Candidates Sought For National Sorghum Checkoff Board

LINCOLN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for sorghum producers to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program board of directors.  There are five producer positions that will become vacant on the United Sorghum C... Read More

USDA to Consider Release of GM Moths, GM Virus

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- In the past two weeks, USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released documents on proposals to release two genetically modified (GM) organisms: diamondback moths and a virus designed to control the ci... Read More

Register Now for Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics in May

Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state each month. An experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor will be available to address farm and ranch issues relate... Read More

Dow Blasts AP for Chlorpyrifos Article

This week, the Associated Press published an article about chlorpyrifos and Dow’s push to ignore findings from federal scientists; however, Dow released a statement today (April 21) noting that the article “contained a number of misleading and in... Read More

WI State Lawmaker: Canada Doesn't Grasp Urgency of Milk Crisis

A Wisconsin state lawmaker says Canadian officials don't appear to have a sense of urgency about helping dozens of Wisconsin dairy farmers who face going out of business after a change in Canada's domestic pricing policy evaporated demand for U.S. mi... Read More

Nebraska Chicken and Egg Numbers

Lincoln, Neb. April 21, 2017 -- All layers in Nebraska during March 2017 totaled 8.42 million, down from 8.74 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during March totaled... Read More

(Audio) Recent Hail Storm Left A Number Of Homes Damaged

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interviews with Eric Oberembt and Ted Anderson)   The recent hail storm in northeast Nebraska left a number of homes with roof and siding damage.   We talked with Eric Oberembt, owner of ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball   Sat., Apr. 22 INTERLEAGUE Final N-Y Yankees 11 Pittsburgh 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Detroit 5 Minnesota 4 Final Oakland 4 Seattle 3 Final Tampa Bay 6 Houston 3 Final Baltimore 4 Boston 2 Final Cleveland 7 Chi W... Read More