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Macie Wippel Ag Educator attends CASE Conference and Develops Soybean Classroom Curriculum

(FAIRBANKS, ALASKA) – Macie Wippel has completed a STEM based CASE (Curriculum for AgriScience Education) training the past two weeks in Fairbanks, Alaska on Natural Resources and Ecology.  Through... Read More

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll. Local grocery stores maintain market sha... Read More

(VIDEO) 2017 Midwestern Crop Tour Kicked Off Monday

The Farm Journal Midwestern Crop Tour, for the western leg, started Monday morning in Sioux City, South Dakota. participants made their way to Grand Island, Nebraska, on several different routes. Final averages of corn yields and pod bean coun... Read More

Study Shows Positive Impact of American Sheep Industry

A new Sheep Industry Economic Impact Study completed recently shows that sheep continue to be a good investment for America. The impact analysis revealed that every one dollar spent in sheep and sheep-related production added an additional $2.87 t... Read More

USDA NASS to Collect 2017 Small Grain Production and Stocks Data

LINCOLN, Neb. – During the first two weeks of September, growers of small grains around the country will be contacted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The agency is taking a comprehensive... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Perdue Details Response to Recent Wildfires

(Washington. D.C.- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  outlined the U.S. Forest Service’s assets and responses to a recent outbreak of extreme wildfires over large parts of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies.  The fires, affecting... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Monday 8-21 Aquinas Catholic 10, Schuyler 0 Beatrice 15, McCook 6 Bellevue West 6, Omaha Skutt Catholic 5 David City East Butler 12, North Bend Central 2 Fort Calhoun 6, Cass County Central 2 Fort Calhoun 6, Wahoo 4 GICC 12, St. Paul 0 High... Read More

Farm Debt Likely to Reach All-Time High in 2017

Low commodity prices have made things tough by bringing down land values, tightening balance sheets, and increasing the stress level of America’s producers. Unfortunately, that means farmers are continuing to take on more debt. The amount of out... Read More

First Round of NAFTA Talks Conclude

The first round of talks between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, ended last week with all three sides saying they’re committed to getting negotiations done as quickly as possible. The next round of talks is scheduled for September 1-5 in Mexico. T... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

  Monday INTERLEAGUE= Final Seattle 6 Atlanta 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Chi White Sox 7 Minnesota 6 Final Baltimore 7 Oakland 3 Final Cleveland 5 Boston 4 Final Minnesota 10 Chi White Sox 2 Final Texas 5 L.A. Angels 3 NATION... Read More