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Nebraska Ag Update  |  September 6, 2019
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Gov. Ricketts meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Vietnam. Click here for more photos and video.

Gov. Ricketts begins Vietnam trade mission, promotes Nebraska in Hanoi

This week, Governor Pete Ricketts is leading a trade mission to Vietnam and Japan to promote Nebraska’s quality ag products and to pitch Nebraska as a top destination for international investment. » Read more
 

Gov. Ricketts says Vietnam's prime minister has agreed to visit Nebraska

(Omaha World-Herald) Gov. Pete Ricketts' trade mission to Vietnam has snagged one commitment — a visit to Nebraska by the Vietnamese prime minister.

Speaking via telephone with reporters Friday, Ricketts said the yet-to-be scheduled visit from Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc would be an opportunity to showcase Nebraska farms and ranches to the leader of the fast-growing southeast Asian country. » Read more

2019 Elite Showman Competition

The 14th annual Nebraska Elite Showman competition was held last weekend at the Nebraska State Fair. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture and the Nebraska Rural Radio Association coordinate this event in cooperation with the Nebraska State Fair. » View winners

State and National Headlines


USDA opens ARC-PLC enrollment
 
U.S., China to meet in October on trade
 
Report: Nebraska farmers could lose close to $1B this year from tariffs
 
Water returns to irrigation canal
 
Husker Harvest Days ready to go, as improvements pay off
Several NDA programs will be featured at Husker Harvest Days this year:
• Negotiations (farm mediation) and NextGen
• Animal Health
• Entomology/Plant Health
• Pesticide/Fertilizer Management
•  Noxious Weed Control
•  International Trade
For details of NDA staff locations on the grounds click here.
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