Posted: 03/04/2014 - There are two district seats on the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) eligible for election this year.
Posted: 02/28/2014 - Organizers have set a goal of a record-breaking $2.5 million for this year's Cattlemen's Ball.
Updated: 02/26/2014 - In a 7-0 vote with Sen. Davis not voting, the judiciary committee advances Sen. Norm Wallman's priority bill (LB 1001) to allow Nebraska to use industrial hemp as a commodity.
Updated: 02/26/2014 - Tuesday, Gov. Dave Heineman was joined by Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach in applauding Nebraska’s ranchers and those involved in the cattle and agriculture industry, noting the state’s new position as the nation’s top state for cattle feeding.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of farms in Nebraska has increased, opposite the national trend which shows farm numbers declining more than 4 percent from 2007 to 2012.
Posted: 02/12/2014 - Directorship appointments for District 1 and District 6 of the Nebraska Wheat Utilization, Development and Marketing Board (NWB) are open for appointment by Gov. Dave Heineman.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - The theme of this year's Women in Agriculture Conference is "Women: Making the Critical Difference."
Posted: 02/06/2014 - Groundwater levels declined significantly across Nebraska after the 2012 drought when farmers and cities pumped more water and less rain fell.
Updated: 02/06/2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's convinced the effects of climate change have already had a negative impact on agriculture and forestry in the U.S.
Posted: 02/05/2014 - Farmers and ranchers who suffered losses due to Nebraska's severe weather may see some relief with the passage of a new farm bill.
Updated: 02/05/2014 - The Senate passed the farm bill that will cut food stamps and keep farm subsidies. It now goes to President Obama.
Posted: 02/04/2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 46 percent of Nebraska's winter wheat crop rated good or excellent last month.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - There are two district seats on the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) eligible for election this year. Soybean farmers in Districts 5 and 7 are invited to run for election to the Nebraska Soybean Board by filing a candidacy petition by the April 15, 2014 deadline.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - State officials are reminding Nebraska ranchers and feedlot operators about new rules requiring them to report certain cattle illnesses shortly after they're found.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - The House has passed an almost $100 billion-a-year, compromise farm bill that would make small cuts to food stamps and continue generous subsidies for the nation's farmers.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - “A Bumper Crop of Fun” is the Nebraska State Fair’s new theme for 2014.
Posted: 01/28/2014 - A livestock specialist at Iowa State University says falling corn prices are generating some optimism that cattle farmers can again make money.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - People who work in the beef-feedlot industry can learn about the latest business trends at three events in Nebraska.
Updated: 01/27/2014 - Top researchers and major players in the beef industry will gather in Lincoln this summer.
Posted: 01/26/2014 - Rural businesses in Nebraska can apply for grants to help them grow.