Market Facilitation Program Deadline Jan 15th

Market Facilitation Program Deadline Jan 15th

December 20, 2018 –  Valentine USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Kay Hand is reminding producers that the deadline to apply for the Market Facilitation Program is Jan. 15, 2019. The Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was designed to assist farmers in...
Conservation Funding Available

Conservation Funding Available

Farmers and ranchers interested in preventing erosion, improving soil health, conserving water and wildlife, or making any other natural resource conservation improvements to their property are encouraged to apply now for funding available from the USDA Natural...
Agricultural Education Teachers Receive Awards

Agricultural Education Teachers Receive Awards

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation works to keep agricultural educators in Nebraska classrooms by awarding 13 Nebraska agricultural education teachers $14,000. “All 13 teachers make a difference in their classrooms and their communities,” said Megahn Schafer,...
West Nile Detected in Cherry County

West Nile Detected in Cherry County

The North Central District Health Department would like to report that a pool of mosquitoes in Cherry county (near Valentine) has tested positive for West Nile Virus.  In addition, an increasing number of mosquito pools in Holt county have tested positive, since...