7:54 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Nebraska farmers have most of their corn crop planted

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farmers had trouble getting out in the field last week because of widespread rain across Nebraska, but most of the state's corn crop has been planted.

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7:59 am
Fri May 15, 2015

2nd Nebraska farm quarantined after bird flu confirmed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bird flu outbreak that reached Nebraska earlier this week has spread to a second farm in the northeast corner of the state.

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7:52 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Nebraska governor declares emergency to help battle bird flu

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts declared an emergency to make sure state agencies have what they need to battle bird flu in the state.

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3:14 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Iowa Ag Department says bird flu found at 4 more sites

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Agriculture Department is announcing four more bird flu cases, including at a chicken operation with an estimated 1 million birds.

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3:01 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Nebraska exports totaled $8 billion in 2014

More than 40,000 jobs in Nebraska are tied to exports.

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5:16 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Nebraska soybean harvest 95 percent complete

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal report says Nebraska's soybean harvest was 95 percent complete by the end of last week.

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8:48 am
Wed October 15, 2014

USDA: Nebraska corn, soybean harvests lagging

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Nebraska's harvests of corn and soybeans are lagging the average harvests completed by the date.

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8:30 am
Fri September 26, 2014

USDA details new risk-based farm payment programs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says farmers can begin signing up for new safety net programs next week established in the 2014 farm bill that replace the much-criticized direct payments with government payouts based on risks farmers face.

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8:20 am
Tue September 23, 2014

USDA: Nebraska corn harvest progress lagging

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says sunshine and higher-than-normal temperatures across much of the state last week helped crops mature.

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8:08 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Rain raised topsoil moisture levels in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Last week's rain in most of Nebraska has reduced irrigation demand and aided dryland crops.

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