LINCOLN—The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is seeking applications for grants to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure (RFSI) program designed to help strengthen the state’s food supply chain. NDA will work in partnership with the USDA to award $2.5 million for equipment and infrastructure projects to Nebraska food and farm […]
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Kris and Ian chat about Nebraska’s dairy issues and what to expect going forward.
Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, talks about a new study into the economic benefits of adding dairy processing plants to the Husker state.
Nebraska has always been the beef state, but it is rapidly becoming the dairy state, at least in terms of dairy heifer development. Operations in Oshkosh, McCook, Wynot and a new Marshland Acres facility near Hershey, in Lincoln County show how quickly this industry can grow in the right place.
Dairy farmers and industry professionals are invited to hear Dr. Marin Bozic address the current dairy situation during a free webinar at 12 noon on Wednesday, March 25.
On Saturday, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed June as Dairy Month in Nebraska during a ceremony at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.
An interview with Chris Galen at the National Milk Producers Federation. What does the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement mean for dairy? And, the push for a farm bill this year.
On Saturday, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed June as Dairy Month in Nebraska during a ceremony at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo. Dairy Month is celebrated in Nebraska each June to highlight the importance of Nebraska’s dairy farmers to agriculture and our state’s economy.
On March 19th and 20th, NSDA Board members, Bill Thiele, Roger Sprakel and Brooke Engelman, joined with 8 farmers representing the state dairy trade associations from Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota, to visit Washington, D.C.