LIP Benefits Available

LIP Benefits Available

Valentine USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that producers who suffered qualifying livestock losses due to the recent blizzard could be eligible for the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). “LIP provides livestock producers with a vital safety net to help...
SD Crop Report

SD Crop Report

South Dakota’s winter wheat crop remains mostly in fair condition as spring progresses. The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 62 percent of the wheat crop is rated fair, with another 22 percent in good condition. Only 16 percent...
Grazing Opportunity on Refuge

Grazing Opportunity on Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is offering an opportunity for local ranchers to graze livestock on the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) through a Cooperative Agricultural Agreement for a period of six weeks  The 19,131-acre refuge is located...
Mountain Lion Meetings

Mountain Lion Meetings

The public is encouraged to attend one of three upcoming informational meetings about mountain lions in Nebraska. The meetings are hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The meetings will include an overview of what the Commission knows about mountain lions...
FFA Hired Hand Auction Tuesday

FFA Hired Hand Auction Tuesday

The Valentine FFA Chapter is holding their annual Hired Hand Auction on Tuesday, March 20th, at the Valentine High School Commons area. A free soup and sandwich supper will be at 6 PM and the auction will follow. You can bid on any of their members for 8 hours of work...
USDA Listening Session March 15th

USDA Listening Session March 15th

Karl Elmshaeuser, Nebraska’s USDA Rural Development State Directorr, is looking forward to his visit to Valentine, Nebraska, for a Listening Session scheduled for March 15, 2018 at Mid Plains Community College at 11:00 am. State Director Elmshaeuser will discuss...