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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Young agricultural leaders attend Leadership Mission

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – Young leaders in agriculture attended Corn Congress in Washington, D.C. last week to learn more about U.S. agricultural policy, meet with policy leaders and take part in Corn Congress with corn grower leaders from across the country. Each summer, corn grower leaders and staff from state and national corn associations gather in [...]

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Now is the Time to Act

Nebraska Aims to Expand Livestock Industry after “Golden Triangle” Study LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – A recent study conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln showcases that Nebraska farmers and ranchers may not be operating to their full potential. Although agriculture is still the primary driver of the state’s economy, the study shows that there is room for [...]

Friday, June 27th, 2014

“Take a Second for Safety” at upcoming workshops for emergency grain rescue personnel

LINCOLN, NE – National statistics show that farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in America. The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association are asking all farmers to slow down — and take a second for safety. They are encouraging emergency rescue personnel who might be called to a grain engulfment rescue [...]

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

New Flex Fuel Pumps Open in Three Nebraska Towns

LINCOLN, NE – New flex fuel pumps are now open in three Nebraska towns: Lewis and Clark Mini Mart in Crofton, Tom’s Service in Pierce, and Country Partners Coop in Spalding. These locations add to the more than 85 locations in Nebraska with E85/flex fuel pumps that offer ethanol-blended fuels such as E85 for flex [...]

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Nebraska Agribusiness Club Tour 2014

          The Nebraska Agribusiness Club is a group of agricultural professionals who come together for meetings and other events to share information, network, and promote the value of agriculture. One of their big events is a day filled with agricultural industry tours. My name is Morgan Zumpfe, and I am the intern for the [...]

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Kum & Go Offers E85 Fuel for 85 Cents per Gallon

Flex Fuel Vehicle Owners Can Save on High Ethanol Blends OMAHA, NEBRASKA—Drivers of flex fuel vehicles will be able to fill up with E85 for just 85 cents per gallon during four upcoming promotions at Omaha area Kum & Go locations. E85 is a blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent ordinary gasoline. The [...]

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Farmers Face Severe Weather Damage Yet Again

LINCOLN, NE, June 9, 2014 — For the week ending June 8, 2014, rainfall occurred statewide with 2 to 3 inches common in central and eastern counties, improving soil moisture supplies, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. High winds and hail damaged growing crops and irrigation equipment.  Producers are in the process of evaluating [...]

Monday, June 9th, 2014

10 Reasons to Use Ethanol-Blended Fuel this Summer

LINCOLN, Nebraska – The choice at the gas pump is easier for Nebraskans in their summer travel and recreational plans this year. And that choice is renewable, cost-effective and builds a strong economy. Here are ten reasons to use ethanol-blended fuel this summer. 1. The most affordable fuel. The drastic rise of gas prices in [...]

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

International, cooperator interns chosen for Nebraska Corn Board

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) is proud to select and support six college students as interns starting this summer, one being an unprecedented international internship. The students met recently for an intern orientation in Lincoln to learn about the role of the Nebraska Corn Board and cooperators, as well as intern objectives [...]

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Corn Board to Meet

LINCOLN, NEB – The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on Friday, May 30, 2014 at York Hotel and Conference Center in York. The Board will conduct regular board business, consider funding requests and set the budget for fiscal year 2014-2015.  The meeting is open to the public.  A copy of the agenda [...]

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