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  • Pork exports hit marketing year low April 15, 2021
    The USDA says pork export sales during the week ending April 8th were a marketing year low. China didn’t buy any U.S. pork last week and overall sales dipped for the second week in a row following a marketing year high during the week ending March 25th. Old crop soybean products and wheat hit marketing […]
  • Nebraska’s aquifers filling up after third wettest year in ’19, report shows April 15, 2021
    A report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows irrigation wells across the state had more water in them last year from record rainfall and historic flooding in 2019. Aaron Young, a geologist with the Nebraska Conservation Survey Division, says the excess moisture caused a significant rise in water levels and should alleviate water shortage concerns […]
  • XtendFlex soybean technology arrives on Nebraska farm April 15, 2021
    It’s the first year Roundup Ready XtendFlex soybeans are commercially available to farmers. Blake Dunaway of Gothenburg, Nebraska says he chose them for their flexibility in weed control. “You have more modes of action in this soybean, ya know, the cleaner the fields are going to get with all of the weeds we have to deal […]
  • Tools for farmers to navigate stress, uncertainties April 15, 2021
    Purdue Extension is working to reduce the stigma associated with mental health in agriculture. Elysia Rodgers who is part of Purdue Extension’s Farm Stress Team says commodity prices, ag inputs, and family dynamics on the farm are just a few of the uncertainties farmers face every year that can lead to stress. “The last few […]

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