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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Investment by Nebraska corn farmers nearly $3 billion to plant 9.4 million acres

LINCOLN, NE – According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Nebraska corn farmers will plant 9.4 million acres of corn, about 94% of last year’s total of 9.95 million acres. With Nebraska corn farmers’ intentions of planting 9.4 million acres of corn this year, farmers will spend about $280 per acre to get the [...]

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Nebraska Corn Board Recognizes Ag Achievement, Livestock, Ethanol and Media Awardees

LINCOLN, NE—The Nebraska Corn Board presented its annual awards to four exceptional individuals during its Cooperator and Awards Dinner in Lincoln this week. For 23 years, the Nebraska Corn Board has acknowledged incomparable representatives in the livestock and ethanol industries, as well as awarding an individual in the media. The Ag Achievement award is the [...]

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Nebraska Corn Producers Return from Mission Excited About Brazilian Biofuels

LINCOLN, NE—A group of Nebraska, Iowa, and Ohio corn farmers have returned from a multi-state trade mission to Brazil excited about the potential relationships and similarities of ethanol fuel. The objective of this joint mission was to gain a better understanding of Brazil’s role in the worldwide market of energy and agriculture and determine how [...]

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Nebraska Corn Board Vacancies

LINCOLN, NEB – Notice is hereby given that the terms for three members of the Nebraska Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board will expire June 21, 2014. The members represent Districts 2, 3, and At-Large. District #2 Includes the counties of Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Franklin, Webster, Nuckolls, and Thayer. (Note: Mark Jagels, the current District [...]

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Corn Board to Meet

LINCOLN, NEB – The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on Monday, March 31 at UNL East Campus to hear updates on proposed research projects and Tuesday, April 1 at Embassy Suites. The board will address regular board business and consider funding requests.  The meeting is open to the public.  A copy of [...]

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Nebraska Olympian Setting a “Gold Standard” for Corn Farming

LINCOLN, Neb. – It isn’t often that Nebraska has the opportunity to have an Olympic athlete become a spokesman for the state’s number one crop, but for the last four years, Nebraska corn has had the privilege of partnering with Curt Tomasevicz from Shelby, Nebraska after his 2010 Gold Medal Olympic victory. As part of [...]

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Help us cheer on 2014 Winter Olympian, Curt Tomasevicz!

We are proud to support Curt Tomasevicz, USA Men’s Boblsed, in his quest to defend the gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi! Join us in Shelby for an Olympics watch party Curt’s hometown of Shelby, Nebraska will be holding watch parties at the A & B Grill n’ Bar and Shelby [...]

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Solitude by Curt Tomasevicz

One of my favorite Olympic moments isn’t captured anywhere on video or in a picture. It isn’t the gold medal run down the track or even the flag raising ceremony. Of course, I’ll always remember the Star Spangled Banner being played as I watched Old Glory being raised in the air just a little bit [...]

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

The Nebraska Corn Board applauds both the House and Senate for passing the new 5-year Farm Bill

Lincoln, Neb. – “It has been a long time coming, but we are pleased that common sense, compromise and valid concerns finally resulted in a bill that allows Nebraska farmers and ranchers to know what role the Federal government will have in their industry,” said Tim Scheer a farmer from St. Paul, Neb. and chairman [...]

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Nebraska’s response of over 5,000 letters to EPA largest in corn checkoff history

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Nebraska Corn Board has received over 5,000 letters expressing opposition on the recent decision of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to cut back on the amount of corn ethanol in our nation’s fuel supply. This would cut 1.4 billion gallons of ethanol in 2014 from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) [...]

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