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Zebra mussels now present in Lake Yankton

LINCOLN, Neb. – The presence of invasive zebra mussels has been confirmed at Lake Yankton in Cedar County, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. This South Dakota border water, also ... Read More

(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Partners with FFA to Support Next Generation of Leaders in Agriculture

(Washington, D.C. July 26, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will partner with National FFA to support youth, and prepare the workforce of tomorrow for unique caree... Read More


07-26-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     330       Beans - 906 Humphrey     Corn -    320    Beans - 909 Monroe      Corn -   320    Beans - 912 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    320    Beans - 9... Read More

Nebraska Soybean Board to Hold 2017 Soybean Management Field Days

LINCOLN, Neb. — July 26, 2017 — The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) is hosting its annual Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 8–11. The Field Days are taking place in four different locations throughout Nebraska: North Platte, Ord, Auburn and ... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Harvest Wrapping Up

For the week ending July 23, 2017, temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Measurable rainfall was received in the northern and southeastern parts of Nebraska. ... Read More

Conaway: Agriculture Stands to Benefit from NAFTA Renegotiation

Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to highlight opportunities for agriculture in the upcoming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and members of t... Read More

Huskers Open with UCF in Advocare Invitational

Lincoln – Nebraska will have a tall task at hand, as the Huskers will open the Advocare Invitational with UCF on Thanksgiving. Tipoff is at 5 p.m. (CT) and the game will be carried on ESPN3. The pairings were announced by ESPN on Wednesday for t... Read More

Kansas State University meat scientists looking at new ways to preserve bacon

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Can a simple antioxidant bring more sizzle to American’s love affair with bacon? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they’re setting off on a project to figure it all out. Meat scientists have known for a l... Read More

Ne Dept of Ag Responds to Dicamba Complaints

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has experienced an increase in herbicide misuse complaints alleging crop damage due to herbicide products containing dicamba.  NDA’s pesticide and fertilizer program staff are actively investigating the... Read More

AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for ... Read More

Omaha Police Officers Face Charges In

A Nebraska prosecutor says he will charge two Omaha police officers with assault in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times.   Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine made the announcement Wedne... Read More