Beef prices are soaring, and in February they hit record highs.
Farmers Pride Cooperative is making a huge investment in facility upgrades throughout northeast Nebraska. More>>
Biofuels have been the hope of many when it comes to developing renewable energy that doesn't hurt the environment. But a new study says that biofuels may be even worse for the environment than traditional gasoline. More>>
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is announcing a new program that will provide $150 million to help small agriculture-related startups in rural areas that need cash to expand. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is in Cedar Rapids on Monday to announce the formation of the first Rural Business Investment Company. More>>
A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.
Federal grants are now available for projects to help improve Nebraska's soil health.
Authorities say bigger tax bills could follow higher land valuations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Revenue Department has reported an overall 12.45 percent increase in the state's property valuations for 2014, pushed by a jump of more than 29 percent in agricultural land valuations. More>>
There are varying degrees of drought conditions in the Plains region, but a National Weather Service hydrologist says predicted above-normal rain this spring might ease some of the problem. More>>
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he's confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds. More>>