Archive for 2011

Farmers encouraged to maintain Bt refuge, respond to assessment requests

LINCOLN, NE – Since the first Bt crops were introduced, farmers have had to plant a certain percentage of their acres to non-Bt varieties to … Read More »

Checkoff Update March 2011

NCB Recipient of NPPA 2010 Nebraska Outstanding Pork Service Award – Industry Outreach  Tim Scheer, NCB farmer director from St. Paul,  Neb. was on hand … Read More »

USDA: Nebraska corn farmers to plant 9.5 million acres

LINCOLN, NEB – Nebraska’s corn farmers intend to plant 9.5 million acres of corn this year, an increase of 350,000 acres from last year’s 9.15 … Read More »

Nebraska Corn Board honors individuals

LINCOLN, NEB. — The Nebraska Corn Board presented awards to five Nebraskans during its Cooperator and Awards Dinner in Lincoln last week. Each year, the … Read More »

Finding the solutions to feed, fuel the world

Commentary for Feedstuffs newspaper; March 7, 2011 By Don Hutchens Don Hutchens is Executive Director for the Nebraska Corn Board, which represents 26,000 corn farmers … Read More »

Ethanol is efficient, environmentally friendly, economical

Editorial in Lincoln Journal Star , March 5, 2011, in response to Ethanol Only Makes Sense in a Fantasy World By Kim Clark There are many … Read More »

CORN CHECKOFF UPDATE February 2011

NCB Sponsors, Attends DC Leadership Program  Growers and leaders from the Nebraska Corn Growers Association recently attended a Washington, DC Leadership Program that is sponsored … Read More »

Nebraska farm women to address food concerns at HyVee in Lincoln

CommonGround program launches February 26.

Cornstalk February 2011

Grain entrapment numbers on the rise, CommonGround, IRM plan.

Farmers looking forward to green flag dropping at Daytona 500

Gentlemen, start your ethanol-powered engines!

Farmers encouraged to focus on safety while working in, around grain bins

  LINCOLN, NE – Injuries and fatalities involving entry into grain bins and other grain storage facilities reached new highs in 2010 – with 52 … Read More »

CHECKOFF UPDATE January 2011

Clark Joins NCB Staff  Kimberly Clark has joined the staff of the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) as ag program manager.  Clark’s responsibilities on staff will … Read More »

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