Ag Life

Wed
17
Sep

Local organizations brave rainy, cold weather

This year’s Husker Harvest Days was a muddy event for over 600 exhibitors from the top agribusinesses in the nation and around the world. There seemed to be more talk about the soupy parking area and the two-hour wait in lines for buses to the event than agriculture, but despite Mother Nature, crowds of people still overran the muddy parking lot and streets to see the different vendors.

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Tue
02
Sep

Food preservation, one jar at a time

Mason jars have been extremely popular lately. They have made their appearances as decorations in weddings and homes. Sometimes they are even used as drinking glasses for water, teas and numerous other beverages. For the whole story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
26
Aug

UFC holds last event before becoming CVA

United Farmers Coop (UFC) held its last answer plot event under the UFC name on Thursday. To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.
 

Wed
20
Aug

2014 Farm Bill requires new farm safety net program decisions from producers

With the new 2014 Farm Bill established in February come huge farm program decisions that farmers must consider and soon decide on.
The 2014 University of Nebraska’s Soybean Management Field Days were held in four different locations last week-- Auburn, Shickley, Belgrade and Snyder. Two presenters, Brad Lubben, UNL Extension public policy specialist, and Jeff Peterson, UNL ag economics marketing instructor and Heartland Farm Partners president, educated farmers about the soybean market and the upcoming farm program decisions.
 

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