DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The brother of Gov. Terry Branstad will pay a fine and spend $26,000 to install a wetland area after his cattle farm failed to comply with requirements of his clean water permit.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are encouraging residents to attend a local farmers' market as part of a national week of recognition.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Above normal temperatures combined with limited rainfall across the western two-thirds of Nebraska continue to stress spring planted crops and limit pasture growth.
U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says more than 250 amendments have been filed to the Senate’s version of the farm bill.
The USDA anticipates Nebraska ag producers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn this year.
Growing produce, and communities, are the goals of an event Saturday in Omaha.
CLAY CENTER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are being advised to plan for another growing season of drought.
The fiscal cliff deal approved earlier this week by Congress also extended the farm bill.
More than three-fourths of the state of Nebraska remains in an exceptional drought.
The Nebraska Corn Board says the state's harvest is nearly a month ahead of schedule.