8:46 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Ag secretary says rural people need to sell agriculture

LINCOLN--People who care about agriculture need to do a better job of selling themselves to urban dwellers, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told a Lincoln audience Tuesday.

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2:35 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

House, Senate begin work to resolve differences on farm bill

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says the farm bill, defense spending, and the budget are all up for discussion this week.

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8:11 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Nebraska farmers caught up on corn harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's farmers have used the relatively dry weather across the state to catch up on the corn harvest.

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2:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Farm bill extension set to expire September 30th

Nebraska’s senior U.S. Senator says Congress needs to work out a new, five-year farm bill.

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2:01 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad's brother fined by EPA for violations

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.

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General News
9:32 am
Sun August 4, 2013

Neb. Ag. Dept. promoting farmers' market week

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are encouraging residents to attend a local farmers' market as part of a national week of recognition.

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8:27 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Weekly report shows corn crop in good condition

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.

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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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