12:25 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Sen. Fischer: farm bill needs to be good policy for Nebraska ag producers

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says more than 250 amendments have been filed to the Senate’s version of the farm bill.

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12:58 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

USDA anticipates Nebraska farmers will plant nearly 10 million acres of corn

The USDA anticipates Nebraska ag producers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn this year.

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9:20 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Growing food, communities the focus of Saturday event in Omaha

The Benson Community Garden.
Credit Kurt Goetzinger

Growing produce, and communities, are the goals of an event Saturday in Omaha.

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10:41 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Nebraska farmers advised to prepare for continued drought

CLAY CENTER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are being advised to plan for another growing season of drought.

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2:03 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Johanns: Senate must begin work on a new farm bill

The fiscal cliff deal approved earlier this week by Congress also extended the farm bill.

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12:51 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

USDA discusses long-term response, challenges as drought persists

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks at a USDA regional meeting Tuesday in Omaha about the drought.
Katie Schubert KIOS-FM

More than three-fourths of the state of Nebraska remains in an exceptional drought.

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12:50 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Corn harvest well ahead of schedule in Nebraska

The Nebraska Corn Board says the state's harvest is nearly a month ahead of schedule.

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11:48 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Drought conditions expand rapidly in Nebraska

The new report from the National Drought Mitigation Center shows exceptional drought conditions expanded rapidly in Nebraska during the past week.
National Drought Mitigation Center

Drought conditions expanded rapidly in Nebraska during the previous week, according to a new report.

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2:59 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Ag Secretary calls for quick passage of farm bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke Friday in Omaha.
Katie Schubert, KIOS-FM

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the U.S. House needs to pass the farm bill upon its return to session next month.

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8:35 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Extreme drought conditions spread in Nebraska and Iowa

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A new report on drought conditions shows 90 percent of Nebraska is now in an extreme drought.

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