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Omaha Volleyball picked to finish 5th in Summit League

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Omaha volleyball team was picked to finish in a tie for fifth in the 2017 Summit League Preseason Coaches' Poll, the conference office announced Thursday. Defending league champ... Read More

Increase in Ethanol Production Likely to Outpace Near-Term Demand

According to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division, the ethanol market will soon face worsening slim-to-negative profit margins, which could potentially push the industry toward consolidation. However, producers that are well-capit... Read More

USDA Designates Three Counties in South Dakota as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Nebraska

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Aurora, Charles Mix and Gregory counties in South Dakota as primary nat... Read More

EPA Extends Comment Period on Rescinding WOTUS Rule

Comments on the proposed rescinding of the controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule are now due September 27, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Wednesday, August 16, a 30-day extension. Comments on the proposed ending of the O... Read More

2017 Crop Share Leasing Trends in Nebraska

The Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Highlights Report 2016-2017 provides recent trends on land values and rental rates for landlords, tenants, and stakeholders. Each year, a special feature section covers emerging issues related to agricultural la... Read More

SHIC Works to Validate Methods to Monitor Feed for Swine Pathogens

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) recently funded a study to be conducted by Kansas State University researchers to investigate using dust samples to monitor for swine pathogens in US feed mills. There is potential for the findings to lead t... Read More

U.S., Canadian and Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernized NAFTA

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) today sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials reiterating their call... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Highlights Value-Added Ag Investment Successes, Growth Strategies

Governor Pete Ricketts on Wednesday, highlighted the continuing success of his administration in growing Nebraska through value-added agriculture.  The Governor’s comments came at the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) annual conference held in ... Read More

Will the Eclipse Affect Soybean Growth?

Q: Daryl Obermeyer: With soybeans being sensitive to length of the night, will the mid day total darkness of the eclipse in southern Nebraska affect the maturing of the soybean plant? A: No, but that is a perceptive question.  Soybeans are ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Wednesday INTERLEAGUE= Final L.A. Angels 3 Washington 2 Final N-Y Yankees 5 N-Y Mets 3 Final Boston 5 St. Louis 4 Final Houston 9 Arizona 5 Final L.A. Dodgers 5 Chi White Sox 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Kansas City 7 Oakland 6 Final Seatt... Read More

Answering Upcoming NASS Surveys Impacts Farmers' Bottom Lines

The confidential crop survey from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be arriving in the mailboxes of Southern farmers soon, and it is very important that recipients take the time to complete it. The number of farmers comp... Read More