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UPDATED: Nebraska Ag Expo Underway in Lincoln | Video Spotlights

The Nebraska Ag Expo is officially underway at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln, Nebraska! The second-largest indoor farm show in the U.S. boasts over 2,000 booths over 9.2 acres. Check out... Read More

Biofuels Caucus co-chairs introduce legislation for transparency in RFS small refinery waiver process

Washington, DC — Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) joined his fellow co-Chairs of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN), Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Cindy Axne (D-IA), Rodney Davis (R-IL), and Mark Pocan (D-WI), in introduc... Read More

Husker team leading $6M project to study waterways' changing ecology

Lincoln, Neb. — Scientists have long known that all living things require specific amounts of elements such as carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorous to survive and thrive — it’s why we fertilize our yards and crops, for example. But the increasing ... Read More

USDA clarifies rules for buying and selling seeds and plants online from other countries

WASHINGTON – Following a months-long investigation into thousands of reports from citizens who received unsolicited seed packages in the mail last year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS... Read More

Respondents wanted for ag stress survey

Agricultural producers are being encouraged to participate in a survey of western ranches and farms asking about stress. “This survey of producers in the 13 western states aims to learn about ag stressors and how producers would prefer to get inf... Read More

North Platte NRD EPIC program accepting applications

The North Platte NRD is accepting applications for the EPIC program from Feb. 16 - 26. The NPNRD created the EPIC program to help the District meet its water obligations under the Integrated Management Plan. The EPIC program provides funds for innov... Read More

Bureau of Reclamation holding water challenge to reduce seepage of water in canals

In partnership with NASA Tournament Lab and HeroX, the Bureau of Reclamation launched a crowdsourcing competition on Feb. 4, entitled “Water America’s Crops Challenge,” to reduce seepage of water in canals. To hear more listen below: ...... Read More

Super Bowl LV MVP - Agriculture | Friday Five | Feb. 5, 2021

???? Agriculture will win BIG on Super Bowl Sunday. From millions of avocados to thousands of footballs, it's hard to imagine that any agricultural commodity is left out on the Big Game's festivities. Friday Five is presented by the Nebraska Co... Read More

AUDIO: Market commentary with daily brokers

Summary As the week comes to a close the equities are moving higher with hopes back on the horizon of another round of stimulus. Grains continue to trade with wide daily ranges as the February WASDE draws closer. Livestock have been on both sides ... Read More

The Fontanelle Final Bell Thursday with Aaron Bertels Crossroad Marketing

The grain market closed mixed to mostly lower on Thursday. Soybeans were the lone grain to end with all contracts in the green. Aaron Bertels with Crossroad Marketing joins the Fontanelle Final Bell to highlight the reality of the current market. Vol... Read More

What's behind China's massive purchases of U.S. Corn?

Last week, China set multiple records for the amount of U.S. corn the country purchased. What's behind the purchases and will they continue? Jeff Peterson, President of Heartland Farm Partners, discusses those factors. Jeff also shares an updat... Read More