NE Economic Growth Hampered

NE Economic Growth Hampered

An economic forecast report says weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska’s economic growth in the coming years. The forecast report released Friday by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research says Nebraska’s net farm...
SD Drought Could Affect Pheasants

SD Drought Could Affect Pheasants

Continued drought-like conditions in South Dakota could dampen the high hopes many people had for the pheasant population earlier this spring when the nesting period began. Emmett Lenihan, farm bill biologist at Pheasants Forever, tells the Aberdeen American News that...
Roundtable Held At Sen. Fischer’s Ranch

Roundtable Held At Sen. Fischer’s Ranch

Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture since April 25, 2017, met with Nebraska producers at Senator Deb Fischer’s ranch in Cherry County Saturday afternoon, despite a late spring storm bringing lots of rain, snow and slushy conditions to the area. Roughly 100...
Ricketts Proclaims May as Beef Month in Nebraska

Ricketts Proclaims May as Beef Month in Nebraska

Gov. Pete Ricketts has proclaimed May as Beef Month in Nebraska to honor the state’s beef producers. Ricketts signed the proclamation Friday with state and industry representatives at a news conference at the capitol. ┬áNebraska was the nation’s top beef...
SD Crop Report

SD Crop Report

Corn and soybean planting has begun in South Dakota while small grain planting continues. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says near normal temperatures returned to South Dakota during the week ending Sunday, while rain fell across the entire state, with some...
South Dakota Crop Report

South Dakota Crop Report

Spring planting has progressed in South Dakota over the past week, despite snow, sleet and freezing rain in some areas. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says planting of spring wheat and oats in the state is about halfway done. Barley...