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Hundreds of young students from Nebraska and Kansas will gather at the Harlan County Dam on Wednesday and Thursday, April 23-24 for the 2014 WaterJamboree. The Water Jamboree has become somewhat of a "rite of spring." Entering its 22nd year, the Jamboree brings together fifth (and some sixth) graders from area schools for a fun and ed...
(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman signed LB 1098 into law which aims to address water management, water quality and flood control issues. The Governor was joined by State Sen. Tom Carlson of Holdrege, who introduced the bill in the 2014 Legislative Session, and State Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial, who has been a legislative advocate on ...
It is spring and that means branding time across cattle country. As producers are finishing calving season and preparing for branding/processing, it is important to review Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) guidelines. Let's take a minute to look at the key BQA principles: · Discuss calf vaccination protocols with your veterinarian to ensure...
One of the first and largest commercial-scale cellulosic biorefineries in the world will begin producing ethanol later this year. The DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol facility is expected to generate 30 million gallons annually of biofuel produced from corn stover. Stover is the leaves and stalks left in the field as residue after harvesting. ...
The United States has agreed to allow Japan to retain tariffs on rice and wheat during bilateral talks related to wider Pacific free trade negotiations, Japanese government sources said Thursday. In return, Washington is demanding that Tokyo introduce a system to increase imports of U.S. rice and Japan has decided to accept, the sources said. ...
At their recent spring meeting, the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution calling on all members of Nebraska's Congressional Delegation to actively support and advocate for inclusion and passage of the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) that were included April 3...
Agriculture business students and faculty are humming "We are the Champions" this week as Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture students upheld their top rank at a nationalcontest.NCTA won first among 10 teams in the agriculture business category of competitions held by the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) 2014 Judgin...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is discussing the possibility of having rules to require reporting of PEDV outbreaks with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians to improve tracking of the disease. PEDV has been difficult to track - partly because veterinarians aren't required to report instances to government officials. Association Exec...
The Wyoming CattleWomen announced the selection of the 2014 Wyoming Beef Ambassador Team. Rachel Purdy of Pine Bluffs, Ty Shockley of Wheatland, and Garrett Irene of Rock River, were chosen during the contest held at Casper College on April 5. Purdy was the overall winner and will represent Wyoming at the National Beef Ambassador Competit...
The continuing shifting relationships between ethanol, corn and gasoline are the subject of two analyses done by Iowa agricultural economists for the AgMarketing Resource Center newsletter. Don Hofstrand takes a look at the increase in corn production cost and how the saturation of the ethanol market may impact the profitability of the eth...

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