Nebraska lawmakers advance black-tailed prairie dog repeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A prairie-dog management law criticized by Nebraska wildlife advocates could be in jeopardy. Nebraska lawmakers voted 32-12 on Wednesday to advance a bill that would repeal the... Read More

Kansas Farm Bureau celebrates safety during Kansas Agriculture Month

MANHATTAN – Keeping Kansas safe has always been an important mission of Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB). During Kansas Agriculture Month, KFB encourages farmers and ranchers to be aware of the farm safety programs available to keep friends and family safe... Read More

‘Fuel Greatness’ Effort Aims to Grow School Breakfast Awareness

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation’s largest in-school health and wellness program, will launch “Fuel Greatness” to grow awareness about the importance of school breakfast to students and school leaders. The effort aims to ele... Read More

KDA Animal Health Board To Meet March 10

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Division of Animal Health Board will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting. The meeting will be held at the Bank of America Building, 2... Read More

USMEF Market Expo Underway in Shanghai

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Market Expo, a market education program that allows producers and other USMEF members to observe international market development activities for U.S. pork and beef, began this week in Shanghai, China. ... Read More

Medicaid Personal Allowance Bill Advances

A bill to increase allowances for blind, elderly and disabled Nebraska Medicaid recipients has cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. Lawmakers voted 29-12 to advance a measure by Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln that would increase th... Read More

Nebraska Ag Land Value Falls Three Percent

The average value of Nebraska's agricultural land dropped 3 percent in the past year, a decline fed largely by continued pessimism over grain prices, according to a preliminary survey report released Wednesday. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln ... Read More

Farm Credit Services of America Announces 2014 Year-End Financial Results

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a financial cooperative, today announced annual net income of $536.5 million for the 2014 calendar year. This compares to $514.6 million in 2013. Other 2014 financial highlights for... Read More

Checkoff Unveils Veal Marketing Website

The Beef Checkoff this week announced the launch of a new website, at VealFoodservice.com. The site is a mobile-friendly digital hub for all of the checkoff's veal-foodservice marketing efforts. Visitors can search recipes by cuisine, cuts and/or... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY MARCH 04, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    354    Beans - 924 Oakland    Corn -    349    Beans - 924 Tekamah    Corn -    349    Beans - 924 West Point    Corn -    354    Beans - 924 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

LBNRD and GAME AND PARKS TEAM UP TO UPGRADE LIBERTY COVE GRASSLAND

The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) and the Nebraska Game and Parks (NGPC) have entered into agreement to enhance wildlife habitat at Liberty Cove southwest of Lawrence in Webster County, Nebraska. The WILD Nebraska, Wildlife Extension... Read More