A South-Central Nebraska farmer says crops are outperforming his expectations if it missed severe weather last month. “I don’t know if it’s going to be our best crop, but it looks really good right now.” Ted Schrock tells Brownfield the recent 3-inch rain helped,... Read More.
Severe weather across parts of Nebraska continues to impact crop conditions. The USDA says corn is rated 51 percent good-to-very good. Three precent is dented. Soybeans are 56 percent good-to-excellent with 68 percent setting pods. Eighty-seven percent of winter wheat has been harvested. Pasture and range conditions... Read More.
Central Nebraska farmer Derrick Dibbern says last month’s timely rains provided significant relief for his drought-stress corn and soybeans. “Crop conditions look favorable where we’ve been able to keep up irrigating and where we were able to miss the severe weather. I’m pretty optimistic... Read More.
A Southeast Nebraska farmer says weather took a toll on his wheat crop. Steve Wellman tells Brownfield, at best, averaging 45 bushels per acre, which isn’t good. “The winterkill – no cover during the winter from snow – it was exposed and we lost some... Read More.
By Kansas Commerce TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly announced today that a $498,000 broadband grant has been awarded to the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska to enhance public Wi-Fi services at community hubs and replace outdated equipment. It will also establish a technology... Read More.
Nebraska crop conditions declined last week from extreme heat and severe weather damage. Northeast Nebraska farmer Debbie Borg says her corn and soybeans are barely holding on. “After last week’s brutal heat, it was pretty hard, and the corn started firing. We did get... Read More.
An eastern Nebraska cattle feeder says he was concerned crops in his part of the state weren’t going to survive another drought-plagued growing season. Buck Wehrbein tells Brownfield “Our wettest month is typically May, which was the driest on record, and now evidently, July... Read More.
Nebraska’s ag director says the state is expanding market access in Vietnam for soybeans and its byproducts. Sherry Vinton tells Brownfield soybean meal and soybean oil exports are increasing. “They don’t have the landmass to grow the feed they need for their industry.... Read More.
Nebraska crop conditions improved last week due to timely rains. The USDA says 62 percent of the corn crop is rated good-to-excellent with 77 percent silking and 39 percent in the dough stage. Soybeans are 56 percent good-to-excellent with 33 percent setting pods. Forty-three precent of... Read More.
A state ag director says if the Mexico’s ban on biotech corn isn’t lifted soon, it could severely impact US corn producers. Sherry Vinton from Nebraska tells Brownfield it’s clear that Mexico’s action violates the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. “We need to stand... Read More.