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LINCOLN – Nebraska farmers continue to be good stewards of the land, producing more bushels with less resources. Because of this increased efficiency, on-farm grain storage is on the rise. With additional grain bins on farms and on commercial sites, there is a greater risk of fatal accidents…

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LINCOLN - A survey from Nebraska Extension seeks ranchers’ input on the design of grassland conservation programs in the state. The survey, a partnership among Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Cattlemen's, Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the University o…

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As our weather warms, alfalfa producers are reminded to eliminate weeds in their fields before plants break dormancy.  Herbicides for controlling winter annual weeds such as pennycress, mustards, and shepherd's purse should be applied before alfalfa regrowth reaches 2 inches of height. If al…

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Whether you planed it originally or held off due to dry conditions in the fall, the time for spring planting alfalfa is just around the corner. Selecting the right seed is crucial, and two traits to consider are fall dormancy and winter survival. These traits are often treated the same, but …

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GRAND ISLAND -  Irrigators within the Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) are required to submit their annual crop reports for nitrogen management online at cpnrd.gisworkshop.com by March 31, 2021. 

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GRAND ISLAND -  The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) elected a new chairman and a new vice-chairman at their board of directors meeting on Thursday. The board elected Mick Reynolds, Wood River, as the new chairman of the board. Reynolds replaces Jim Bendfeldt who served two …

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LINCOLN – Mark McHargue of Central City has been elected to serve as President of the state's largest farm and ranch organization. Delegates to the Dec. 8 Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Convention selected McHargue to succeed Steve Nelson of Axtell, who retired from the position aft…

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LINCOLN - On Friday December 4th during the Annual Business Meeting held via ZOOM Nebraska Cattlemen inducted a very deserving couple into the Nebraska Cattlemen Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is the most prestigious award that honors the greatest leaders in our industry for their service. T…

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For producers hoping to winter animals on crop residues or pasture, too much snow and ice can be an issue.  How can winter weather impact your herd management this year?

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So you pulled some soil cores and now you have the results in your hand, now what? On your soil test results you will want to check out pH, potassium, phosphorus, and sulfur. Today we will focus on phosphorus recommendations, specifically for the Olson test results. 

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Fall rain and snow are good for wheat and next year’s crops, but it does have its drawbacks.   One challenge is its impact on corn stalk feed quality.

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LINCOLN - The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting to address regular board business on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the meeting will be held in-person and through videoconferencing technologies at several sites across the state. Sites with videoconferencing ca…

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An arial photo of soybeans being harvested on the Project GROW demonstration field in York in 2019. The Project GROW Winter Workshop will feature a 2020 growing season update on the demonstration fields inputs and yields.

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) and the Nebraska Soybean Association are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2021 Corn and Soy Ambassador Program. The Corn and Soy Ambassador Program is a yearlong program for college students who are interested …

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LINCOLN - The Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) welcomed an announcement on Friday from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on an interim decision regarding the reregistration of atrazine. After over 60 years of use and 7,000 research studies EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler de…

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LINCOLN, NE (September 18, 2020) -  U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs due to the coronavirus pandemic. USDA will use funds being made available fro…

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GRAND ISLAND -  The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) board of directors will hold a public levy hearing prior to the August board meeting. The levy hearing will begin at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2020, with the board of directors meeting following at 2:00 p.m. Bo…

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LINCOLN — Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana announced today that their signature drive succeeded in collecting enough signatures to put their constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana on the 2020 statewide ballot. 

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) elected four farmers to serve leadership roles at its August board meeting. The leadership roles are effective immediately and are yearlong in duration, with the possibility to be reelected. 

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QUINCY, Illinois — Titan International, Inc. (Titan) is proud to announce the new Titan Hi-Dration Lug irrigation tire, which is the first radial non-directional irrigation tire on the market. In addition to being available from Titan and Goodyear Farm Tire dealers, the new Hi-Dration Lug wi…

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(GRAND ISLAND, NE)-  The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors approved the Fiscal 2021 budget on Thursday. A public hearing was scheduled prior to the board of directors meeting. Total requirements for the general and sinking fund are $24.7 million with the required…

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LINCOLN, NEB. - The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 and Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Holthus Convention Center, 3130 Holen Ave., York, Nebraska. 

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GRAND ISLAND - Irrigators within the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Nitrogen Management Phase 2 and 3 areas are required to submit their annual crop reports for nitrogen management online at cpnrd.gisworkshop.com by March 31, 2020.  The deadline was set for March 31st to…

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(GRAND ISLAND, NE)   Luke Zakrzewski, GIS image analyst, will report on the number of producers who have not submitted their Nitrogen Management forms that were due on March 31, 2019.  Zakrzewski will request Cease and Desist orders be issued to those producers for being out of compliance wi…

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LINCOLN, Neb. – As combines pop up in fields across the Midwest, the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association encourage farmers, as well as local residents and visitors, to take a second for safety in rural areas this harvest season. 

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Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in conjunction with Four Corners Health Department recently identified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in York County. It is the first time this particular type of mosquito species has been found in the state. Aedes aegypti is co…