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First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

USDA investing $68 million in Renewable Energy Projects

USDA secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday $68 million worth of funding for 540 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Nationwide. The funding includes loan guarantees and grants for solar energy to create jobs, promote energy independence ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Last week's freeze colder than predicted

It has been a challenging growing season, to say the least.  Portions of Nebraska saw a late freeze during the middle of May, along with several hail and tornado outbreaks.  June brought record rainfall to northeastern Nebraska, only to flip to one of ... [Published KNEB 960AM - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

From the Land of Kansas Tailgate Contest Winners Announced

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The state agriculture trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, has announced the winners of the K-State vs. Auburn pre-game tailgate contest. First place in the main dish category went to Melissa Wahl, Manhattan, Kansas, with her ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

House Ag Committee Looks At Soil Health

Advocates for soil health highlighted the benefits of both soil and water quality to members of a House Agriculture subcommittee on Thursday, but they also acknowledged solid economic numbers are needed to get more farmers to adopt such practices.The ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Beef Checkoff Budget Set

The Cattlemen’s Beef Board will invest about $39 million into programs under the fiscal year 2015 budget, pending review by the full Beef Board and USDA approval. In action earlier this week, the Operating Committee approved checkoff funding for a total ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Subcommittee Focuses on Benefits of Soil Health, Conservation Practices

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to examine the benefits of promoting soil health in agriculture and rural America. ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

NFU Honors Champions for Family Agriculture with Golden Triangle Award

McPHERSON, KS ( Sept. 15, 2014 ) – National Farmers Union (NFU) recently announced the recipients of the Golden Triangle Award, the organization’s highest legislative honor. The annual award is presented to members of Congress who have demonstrated leadership ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Should You Add SCO Coverage to Your Crop Insurance For Wheat?

Choosing your crop insurance contract for 2015 just got more complicated with the addition of the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), a county-level insurance program available through the 2014 farm bill.  SCO will be available in select Nebraska counties ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Committee Passes Railroad Regulatory Bill

The Senate Commerce Committee took some action Wednesday to give more authority to the Surface Transportation Board to react to railroad delays that have plagued the upper Plains.The Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act (S. 2777) by Commerce ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Statues of Four Secretaries of Agriculture to be Dedicated Saturday

Statues honoring four Nebraskans who made lasting, national impacts on agriculture and natural resources have come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus.Commissioned in 2012 as part of the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Land Grant Act ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Frost Damage in Corn and Soybeans

Recent cold weather may have produced some very early freeze damage to crops in our area. Freezing temperatures before physiological maturity can cause both reduced yield and grain quality problems. Normal maturity occurs in corn when kernels form a black ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

NCC Responds to Reuters Article about Antibiotic Use in Chicken Industry

The National Chicken Council used an article by Reuters this week as an opportunity to reiterate the fact that the majority of antibiotics approved for use in raising chickens are not used in human medicine, and those that are will be phased out for growth ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 17 2014]

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"With solutions driven by agricultural technology unquestionably accepted as a critical part of the way forward for the industry, the Ag Innovation Showcase has evolved into the premier innovation event that provides a platform for dialog and deal-flow centered around these technology solutions of the future" said Sam Fiorello, COO Donald Danforth Plant Science Center & president of BRDG Park
"While the focus of the programs remains the same, we are pleased to offer a fresh, new look and feel for NextGen and the Negotiations Program, along with an easier to navigate web presence" said Ibach
...Days in Nebraska, whose wheat producers rank amongst the top-10 in the nation," says Mark Hooper, New Holland Director of Marketing, North America. "As an advocate for agriculture, we feel this film is a smart way to connect consumers with the North American wheat growers and custom harvesters who produce their food."
"Economics are very clear," Zulauf said. "You want to wait to make a decision. You wait to sign upup to the last day."

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Last week's freeze colder than predicted [Published KNEB 960AM - 9 hours ago]
House Ag Committee Looks At Soil Health [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
From the Land of Kansas Tailgate Contest Winner... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
Beef Checkoff Budget Set [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
USDA investing $68 million in Renewable Energy ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
Subcommittee Focuses on Benefits of Soil Health... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
NFU Honors Champions for Family Agriculture wit... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
Should You Add SCO Coverage to Your Crop Insura... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 19 2014]
Senate Committee Passes Railroad Regulatory Bill [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 18 2014]
Statues of Four Secretaries of Agriculture to b... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 17 2014]
NCC Responds to Reuters Article about Antibioti... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 17 2014]
Frost Damage in Corn and Soybeans [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 17 2014]
Kansas NRCS Receives $3.8 Million to Protect an... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 16 2014]
Vilsack Highlights Conservation Efforts in Midwest [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 16 2014]
Garbacz Receives National Award for Outstanding... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
Governor appoints two new representatives to Ne... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
National Research Council Public Hearing Opens ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
Soybean Growers from 11 States Tapped to Lead A... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
National Pork Board Selects Kincannon & Reed fo... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
USDA Providing Investment for Economic Activity... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
USFRA names faces of farming and ranching finalist [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 15 2014]
New NU Vet School Director Starts Nov. 1 [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 12 2014]
Kansas Department of Agriculture - Open house a... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 12 2014]
USGC study calls pesticide runoff a concern [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 12 2014]
Sixth Annual Ag Showcase Kicks off in St. Louis [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 10 2014]
Two Nebraska Dept of Ag Programs Receive Facelifts [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 09 2014]
Colorado Voting Guide Suggest GMO Labeling will... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 08 2014]
New Holland Sponsors Great American Wheat Harve... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 06 2014]
Wheat Growers Must Make Quick Decision on Farm ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 04 2014]
EPA Announces Funding to Target Algae Blooms in... [Published KNEB 960AM - Sep 04 2014]
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