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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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8:10 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Record low inflows in to the Missouri River basin in September

This year’s severe drought caused record low inflows in September in the Missouri River basin.

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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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1:00 am
Mon September 17, 2012

September is National Preparedness Month

The American Red Cross says putting together a kit and having an emergency plan are critical to prepare for a disaster.

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8:15 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Drought conditions nearly unchanged in Nebraska

Drought conditions in Nebraska are nearly unchanged from last week, according to a new report. The new report from the National Drought Mitigation Center was released Thursday morning. 98 percent of Nebraska is now in an extreme to an exceptional drought. Last week, it was 91 percent. 22 percent of the state remains in an exceptional drought, the same as last week. 67 percent of Iowa is in an extreme drought, up from 62 percent last week. No areas are in N exceptional drought. The National Drought Mitigation Center predicts above-normal temperatures and below-normal rainfall next week.

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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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9:17 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Nelson: farm bill important to help Nebraska producers recover from drought

Nebraska’s senior U.S. Senator says the House needs to pass the farm bill to help farmers and ranchers struggling because of the drought.

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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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2:26 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Conservation program funding available for farmers dealing with drought losses

Drought has affected crops statewide, including this field near Grand Island.
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The USDA’s Natural Resources Defense Council is making assistance available to farmers and ranchers struggling due to the drought.

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10:13 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Severe drought conditions persist in Nebraska and Iowa

All of Nebraska and Iowa are experiencing drought conditions, according to a new report.

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