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Corn with straw mulch builds yield, soil carbon

How do you boost soil water content and soil health without irrigating? Best cover it with a layer of straw, a new study concludes.   Farmers in China’s Loess Plateau have for decades u... Read More

Furnas, Red Willow and Hitchcock producers eligible for cover crop initiative

LINCOLN, Neb. – Ag producers in Furnas, Red Willow and Hitchcock counties are eligible to receive $49.29 per acre assistance for planting multispecies cover crops after wheat or other summer-harvested crop. Grazing is allowed on up to 75 percent... Read More

NU Falls Short in Comeback Attempt Against Bluejays

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (17-22) trailed Creighton 10-1 after the top of the fifth and battled back before ultimately falling to the Bluejays by a 12-9 margin at Hawks Field on Tuesday night. Scott Schreiber and Jesse Wilkenin... Read More

High School Soccer Results

  Tuesday (04/24/2018) Crete 1, Northwest 0 Elkhorn 9, Plattsmouth 0 Gretna 10, Bennington 1 Kearney 4, Hastings 0 Lincoln High 5, Fremont 2 North Platte 1, Norfolk 0 Omaha Skutt Catholic 3, Mount Michael Benedictine 0 Ralston 2, Be... Read More

Lower-Profit Operations Have Some Things in Common

Markets are impossible to control, but cost management is the difference between profit and loss for many cattle operations. A recent study out of Kansas State University sifted through reams of data and found that when comparing 61 different co... Read More

Seven UNL students are set to begin summer internships sponsored by Nebraska Corn

LINCOLN, Neb. – As the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s spring semester winds down, seven students will soon be starting summer internship programs supported by the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association. Although these interns... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY APRIL 24, 2018

04-24-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 347 Beans - 935 Humphrey Corn - 342 Beans - 937 Monroe Corn - 342 Beans - 942 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 342 Beans - 942 Royal Hub Corn - 340 Beans - 939 Wakefield Corn - 334 Beans - 932 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Filibusters on Trump Nominees, Bills Complicate EPA Head Replacement

OMAHA (DTN) -- As much angst as EPA has caused for the ethanol industry with Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hardship waivers granted to small refineries, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he doesn't believe EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt should be r... Read More

CA Judge Says Glyphosate Can Be Listed Under Prop 65

A California Appeals Court sided with the Center for Food Safety and the state of California in affirming that Monsanto’s glyphosate pesticide can be listed under Prop 65. The listing says glyphosate is a known carcinogen. Monsanto filed a lawsu... Read More

U.S. farmers and ranchers: time is running out to complete the  2017 Census of Agriculture

WASHINGTON – April 24, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agr... Read More

Nebraska Chicken and Eggs

LINCOLN, Neb. April 23, 2018 - All layers in Nebraska during March 2018 totaled 7.69 million, down from 8.42 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during March totaled ... Read More