North Dakota, Dakota Access developer settle land dispute

North Dakota and the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline settled a lawsuit over the Texas company's ownership of ranch land in the Plains state where corporations aren't allowed in the farming... Read More

Funds Available to Plant Severe Weather Damaged Acres to Cover Crops

To help manage cropland damaged by Nebraska's severe spring weather, the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing funds to plant cover crops on cropland acres. Producers are encouraged to apply by May 17, 2019, or June 21, 20... Read More

U.S. Beef, Poultry and Egg Products Gain New Market Access in Tunisia

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Tunisia and the United States have finalized U.S. export certificates to allow imports of U.S. beef, poultry, and egg pr... Read More

Wheat Buyers from Morocco and Tunisia Visit Kansas

Wheat buyers from Morocco and Tunisia got an up close look at the intricacies and reliability of the U.S. grain infrastructure during the April 12-19 Cochran Fellowship Program's experience in Kansas and Texas. Morocco and Tunisia are part of the Mid... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund Application for Aid - Flood and Winter Storm Ulmer/Bomb Cyclone Event (March 2019)

The Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund is providing financial assistance on a statewide basis to needy or distressed cattle producers in Nebraska impacted by Winter Storm Ulmer/Bomb Cyclone. Eligible applicants under the Fund include any cattle ... Read More

Study Shows U.S. Pig Farmers Making Major Sustainability Progress Analysis of 55 years of pig farming reveals gains in all key metrics

DES MOINES,- America's pig farmers continue to practice many of the principles of Earth Day, which is April 22, every day on their farms, and in many cases, have done so for generations. This fact is underscored by the results of a recent study from ... Read More

Senators Seek USDA-Wide Water Quality Initiative for Conservation Measures

A bipartisan group of Senators is seeking a USDA-wide National Water Quality Initiative to prioritize conservation measures in the 2018 Farm Bill to address water quality. In a letter, the Senators point out that the 2018 Farm Bill made “histor... Read More

State Energy Office Offers 1% Loans to All Nebraskans

(LINCOLN, NE) - After the historic flooding and devastation in Nebraska's communities, the Nebraska Energy Office, in conjunction with Nebraska lending institutions, began providing assistance to those affected by floods, by offering Dollar and Energ... Read More

Farmer's Cooperative celebrates 100 years, awards dividend checks

HEMINGFORD - Farmer's Cooperative Elevator Co. is celebrating its 100th year and what better way to celebrate than to have dividend checks for its patrons. At the annual stockholders meeting April 16, in Hemingford, Farmers Cooperative President and ... Read More

Score And Cull Cows

Question: I have a young cow, on her second calf. She has a rather ugly udder and two overly large teats. The calf is doing fine but won't suck those two teats. Disposition-wise, the cow is a little high-strung, and I have problems milking those teat... Read More

Fertilizer Prices Steady as Application Ramps Up

Though fertilizer applications have begun to ramp up in some areas of the Corn Belt, average retail prices saw only small moves in either direction the second week of April 2019, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Prices for five of the eight ma... Read More