Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN

🕔May 24, 2019A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of […]

Nebraska: Flooded Pastures – Improve Grazing with Fencing, Water Systems

🕔May 22, 2019When the water recedes, landowners in flooded areas begin looking to restore their property to use. For land being put (back) into pasture or other grazed fields, this is the […]

Nebraska: Rubber-Producing Dandelions? Might Be the Next Big Crop.

🕔May 22, 2019Crops growing in the numerous small plots at the university’s Panhandle Research and Extension Center this summer will include the usual assortment of dry beans, corn, sugar beets, peas, and […]

Midwest Corn: Price Increases, PLC Payments, and Prevented Planting

🕔May 22, 2019This article documents the very late planting that is occurring in 2019, leading to the prospects of lower yields and higher than normal prevented planting from crop insurance. As a […]

Cattle Trader Alleges Packer Conspiracy – DTN

🕔May 21, 2019The nation’s largest meatpackers face a second class-action lawsuit alleging conspiracy to drive down cattle prices. The suit was filed in federal court by a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based live cattle […]

Corn: Trade Over Aid – “A Penny Won’t Cut It” with Ongoing Chinese Dispute

🕔May 20, 2019Trade disruptions add uncertainty to the U.S. agricultural economy. President Trump’s recent announcement to increase the tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods continues to chip away at an […]

Midwest Farming: Sand Deposited by Floods – What are Your Options?

🕔May 14, 2019Once waters receded following the March 2019 floods, many Nebraskans found sand and sediment deposited on their fields and properties. Landowners can consider a number of options for sand removal, […]

Nebraska CropWatch: Corn Seedling Diseases – Podcast

🕔May 14, 2019On this week’s CropWatch podcast, Michael Sindelar talks with Tamra Jackson-Ziems about corn seedling diseases and indicators to watch for in the field. Such early season fungal diseases in corn […]

Nebraska Corn: Replanting – 3 Items to Consider Before Jumping In

🕔May 14, 2019According to the USDA-NASS report, 35% of Nebraska’s corn had been planted as of May 5, similar to 38% last year but behind the five-year average of 47%. Emergence was […]

Nebraska: Delayed Corn Planting – Time To Switch Maturities?

🕔May 14, 2019It’s been a wet week for much of Nebraska, further delaying planting and causing growers to consider whether they should move from a full-season corn hybrid to a short-season. The […]

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