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FEMA Disaster Declaration Approved for Part of Nebraska Affected by Weather Events

Thursday, President Donald Trump signed a disaster declaration for Nebraska. Nine counties were approved to receive individual assistance including: Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Nemaha, Sarpy, Saunders and Washington were approved. In additi... Read More

NDOT reports bridge damage in multiple regions in Nebraska

  March 21, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) is reporting that at least fifteen bridges on the State highway system have washed out or have been damaged. The known bridges are: Highway 11 just south ... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau President, Steve Nelson, Comments on President Trump's Major Disaster Designation

Following President Trump's disaster designation for Nebraska. Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson released the following statement. “Nebraska’s farmers, ranchers, and rural citizens sincerely appreciate President Trump’s actions issui... Read More

DFA Sales Drop More Than $1 Billion in 2018

The largest dairy cooperative in the nation had a “challenging” 2018 and lost a lot in net sales numbers from the previous year. The Dairy Farmers of America cooperative held its annual meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, and reported that net sale... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY MARCH 21, 2019

03-21-19 Central Valley Ag - Elgin Corn - 340 Beans - 793 Humphrey Corn - 338 Beans - 804 Monroe Corn - 338 Beans - 804 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 340 Beans - 804 Royal Hub Corn - 342 Beans - 793 Wakefield Corn - 333 Beans - 789 West Point Corn ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Thanks President Trump for Federal Disaster Declaration

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that President Donald J. Trump had approved Nebraska’s expedited request for federal disaster assistance.  Governor Ricketts submitted the request following devastating flooding and s... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Unveils New “Nebraska Strong” Relief Website

 Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website to help connect more Nebraskans with opportunities to request and provide relief.  The website can be viewed at http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/. “Nebraska’s response to the floo... Read More

Brazil Opens Up to More U.S. Wheat Imports

U.S. wheat growers are thrilled about a joint announcement from Washington and Brazil that says the South American country will establish a 750,000-ton quota for tariff-free wheat imports. The  U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association o... Read More

Thanks Going to President Trump for Federal Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm, straight-line winds, and f... Read More

Sound Agriculture Among Winners of AgFunder's Innovation Awards

Sound Agriculture announced today that it was named one of the winners of AgFunder's Innovation Awards. The company was awarded Most Innovative US Startup Series A and Beyond in the Farm Tech Category. The announcement was made at the World Agri-Tech... Read More

Utah advises horse owners to take precautions due to virus

Utah's state veterinarian is advising horse owners to limit travel for their animals and to take precautions because of multiple cases of an equine virus reported in neighboring Nevada. Dr. Barry Pittman says the cases reported in Nevada involve h... Read More

Dr. Smith receives teaching award

CURTIS, Neb. – Animal science is a profession and passion for Doug Smith, a Texan-turned-Nebraskan.   The professor who has coached students in livestock evaluation, instructed hundreds of college freshmen and sophomores, and mentored young peop... Read More

Minnesota to help Nebraska flood fight

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has signed an emergency executive order to provide aerial assistance to flood-stricken Nebraska. The order came after Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts requested Minnesota Army National Guard helicopter support. Minnesota sent... Read More

Flooded Iowa communities surviving with trucked-in water

As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants shut down and left them in need of fresh water. ... Read More