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.
Drought conditions expanded rapidly in Nebraska during the previous week, according to a new report.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the U.S. House needs to pass the farm bill upon its return to session next month.
A new report on drought conditions shows 90 percent of Nebraska is now in an extreme drought.