Chemigation certification training scheduled for western Nebraska

Nebraska Extension will conduct chemigation certification training sessions beginning in February through early April at Scottsbluff, Sidney, Bridgeport, Alliance and Valentine, as well as other sites... Read More

Nebraska Extension offering Land Application Training in February

LINCOLN, Neb. - Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in February providing livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment. "The wo... Read More

Police investigate cattle thefts in southeast Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Laramie County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of $10,000 worth of cattle from a pasture in southeast Wyoming. Lt. Don Hollingshead says nine head were taken from the Duck Creek Grazing Association between Aug. 1... Read More

Lori Cox Named as New Executive Director of Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair Board made official Friday the announcement of Lori Cox as the new Nebraska State Fair Executive Director. Cox comes from the Big Sky Country State Fair in Montana and an agricultural background. In visiting with the Rural Rad... Read More

USDA Announces a Near-Record Year for Farm Loans

WASHINGTON, - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, either direc... Read More

Union Pacific Named Fortune's Most Admired for Eight Consecutive Years

OMAHA, Neb., - Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired company for the eighth consecutive year, marking the 15thtime in 19 years the company has been named No. 1 among trucking, transportation and logistics leaders. The magazine's annual World's... Read More

Arkansas lawmakers approve ban on disputed herbicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas lawmakers on Friday approved banning an herbicide that farmers say has drifted onto crops where it wasn't applied and caused damage, but the prohibition still faces a legal challenge from a maker of the weed killer. ... Read More

USDA Announces Proposed Rule to Modernize Swine Inspection

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced its continued effort to modernize inspection systems through science-based approaches to food safety. USDA is proposing ... Read More

Monsanto Earns Spot on Fortune Magazine's 2018 World's Most Admired Companies List

ST. LOUIS-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Fortune Magazine has named Monsanto Company to its 2018 World's Most Admired Companies List for the fifth consecutive year. Monsanto is ranked No. 2 within the company's industry sector. "We are honored to receive and celebr... Read More

Aggies judge livestock at Denver

DENVER - Livestock judging students from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis won 20th High Team overall in collegiate competition at the 112th National Western Stock Show and Rodeo. "We had a solid couple of days and the team pla... Read More

Smith Selected to Serve on Congressional Delegation to NAFTA Negotiations

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced today he has been selected to serve on the congressional delegation traveling to NAFTA negotiations in Montreal next week, where he will meet with negotiators, government officials, and bus... Read More