USDA Reopens Continuous CRP Signup

USDA Reopens Continuous CRP Signup

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept applications beginning June 3, 2019, for certain practices under the continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup and will offer extensions for expiring CRP contracts. The 2018 Farm Bill reauthorized CRP, one of the...
Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief

Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief

“We looked around and didn’t know where to start. The devastation was so overwhelming, but the check we received from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief Fund helped us take the first step and know that we are not alone. We are so grateful,” said Tom and Fran...
Cherry County Commissioners Hold Two Public Hearings

Cherry County Commissioners Hold Two Public Hearings

  The Cherry County Commissioners held public hearings Tuesday on two citizen initiated amendments to the Cherry County Zoning Regulations concerning wind energy development. They heard about two hours and 45 minutes of testimony on the Wayne Eatinger amendment which...
USDA Farm Service Agency Announcement

USDA Farm Service Agency Announcement

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced higher levels of coverage will be offered through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), a popular safety net program, beginning April 8, 2019. The 2018 Farm Bill also increased service fees and made...
Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns

Fire managers on the Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands plan to take advantage of favorable conditions to implement a prescribed burn in the Sandhills on the Bessy Ranger District on Saturday, April 6. Up to 12,500 acres of native grasslands will be treated...