A Good Week for Fall Harvest Progress

As of Sunday, USDA-NASS reported 61% of U.S. corn harvest was complete, soybeans at 76% and sorghum at 67%. Winter wheat planted at 78% with emergence at 60%, 69% good-excellent condition.Continue

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Lt. Governor Foley Announces Colfax County as Newest Nebraska Livestock Friendly County

Lt. Governor Mike Foley announced that Colfax County has become the newest county in Nebraska to be designated as a Livestock Friendly County. Colfax County is the 41st designated Livestock Friendly County in Nebraska.

Michael Boehm named UNL- IANR chief

Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture and Natural Resources.

K-State Soil Judging Team Wins Regionals at UNL

Kansas State Universitys Soil Judging Team won first place in the Overall Team and second place in the Group Judging categories at the 2016 Region 5 Soil Judging Contest hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Oct. 9-14.

United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.3 million head on October 1, 2016. The inventory was slightly above October 1, 2015.

Rural Mainstreet Index Plummets to Lowest Level Since Recession

The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index sank for October and remained below growth neutral for the 14th straight month, according to the monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy

Robertson elected chairman, Lorens reappointed to Nebraska Wheat Board

Brent Robertson of Elsie was recently elected chairman of the Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB). Bob Delsing of Hemingford was elected vice chair. Kent Lorens of Stratton was also recently reappointed by the governor as the NWB District 4 director.

Statistical History of Kansas Wheat Production Published

USDA-NASS has released the statistical history of wheat production in Kansas from 1918 - 2016. Kansas is the nation's leading wheat producer with records of wheat production actually pre-dating statehood.

K-State Swine Day scheduled for Nov. 17

Helping swine producers reduce costs and remain profitable is at the heart of Kansas State Universitys Swine Day program on Thursday, Nov. 17 .Add, Identifying ways to cut costs and updates on swine nutrition and disease research.

Fall Harvest Rolling Along.. Finding storage for the record crop

Fall harvest is moving along almost back to normal as of Sunday. 46 % of corn and 62 % of soybeans have been harvested, according to USDA-NASS. Sorghum harvest is over half done and 72% of winter wheat is planted.

Group that studied Nebraska's right to farm statute recommends constitutional amendment

Just months after the Legislature's Agriculture Committee nixed a proposed constitutional amendment for the right to farm, a group charged with studying the current law recommended the state indeed adopt a constitutional amendment.

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