Market Facilitation Program Signup

Market Facilitation Program Signup

Signup is open for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to assist farmers who continue to suffer from damages because of unjustified trade retaliation from foreign nations. Through MFP, USDA will provide up to $14.5...
Report Livestock Losses

Report Livestock Losses

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Kay Hand today is reminding producers in Blaine, Cherry, Grant, Hooker and Thomas Counties who suffered livestock losses due to the recent extreme heat that financial assistance...
West Nile Virus Death

West Nile Virus Death

The Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed a woman in Nebraska has died of West Nile virus. This is the first case of West Nile in Nebraska this year. The case was reported in May and it was in North Central Health Department’s jurisdiction which...
4-H Livestock Judging Results

4-H Livestock Judging Results

June 25th was 4-H Livestock Day at the Cherry County Fairgrounds.   The annual 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held.  As a plus this year there was also a Livestock Fitting/Showmanship Clinic.  Andy Dawson and CHS, Elanco, and New Generations Supplements were...
Market Facilitation Program Signup

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Information

Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who...
Blacklegged Tick Identified in Nebraska

Blacklegged Tick Identified in Nebraska

Nebraskans can now add the blacklegged tick to the list of ticks found in the state. Established populations of this tick were recently identified for the first time in Nebraska in Douglas, Sarpy and Saunders counties. Blacklegged ticks, also called deer ticks, can...