Texas A&M Advises Farmers to Re-run Their FSA Commodity Program Analysis

If you ran the Texas A&M Decision tool, in many cases it recommended PLC.  Based on the letter that was sent to users on Tuesday (3/24/15), printed below, it appears they have adjusted their pric... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY MARCH 27, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    367    Beans - 900 Oakland    Corn -    362    Beans - 900 Tekamah    Corn -    362    Beans - 900 West Point    Corn -    367    Beans - 900 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

White House Issues Action Plan to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

WASHINGTON—The White House issued the most extensive action plan ever against drug-resistant bacteria, or superbugs, seeking to curb antibiotic use at farms and hospitals—and promote tests to find lethal bugs, and antibiotics to kill them. The... Read More

Hearing on Implementing the Agricultural Act of 2014: Commodity Policy and Crop Insurance

“Good morning. Thank you Chairman Crawford for holding today’s hearing and I look forward to working with you and the rest of the subcommittee. “A lot of work went into writing – and finally passing – the 2014 Farm Bill. Farm programs ar... Read More

USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net progra... Read More

Volunteers Needed For Long Term Recovery Team

The Northeast Nebraska Long Term Recovery Team (NNLTRT) is seeking volunteers to become Recovery Case Managers. The NNLTRT will also provide qualified volunteers with FREE training to become a Recovery Case Manager. Nearly a year has passed since the... Read More

In the cool of spring, plan for the heat of summer

As soon as the planters are in the shed, the crew at Weborg Feeding Co. near Pender, Neb., will unpack the shades in preparation for summer in the yard. The 16 portable tarp systems they’ve purchased in the last two years are just one more step in... Read More

Wheat Growers Express Concern Over IARC Glyphosate Reclassification

Washington, D.C. – March 26, 2015 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) expressed concern about the claims of a recent, stand-alone report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that moves to reclassify glyphosate... Read More

Huskers To Host Longhorns This Weekend

Lincoln - An old Nemesis returns to Lincoln this weekend as Nebraska (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will host the No. 16 Texas Longhorn (17-8, 5-1 Big 12) at Hawks Field for the first time since 2011, when both teams were still members of the Big 12 Conference.... Read More

NHL Scores

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Thursday's Games Anaheim 3, Boston 2, OT Arizona 4, Buffalo 3, OT Los Angeles 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Washington 3, New Jersey 2, OT Carolina 5, Pittsburgh 2 Florida 4, Toronto 1 N.Y. Rangers 5, Ottawa 1 San Jose 6, Detroi... Read More

Existing Rules Protect Water Quality, Says NPPC

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – Existing regulations on agriculture are more than adequate to maintain and improve water quality, the National Pork Producers Council said in written testimony submitted yesterday to the Senate and House agricultu... Read More