Nebraska Ag Update  |  April 26, 2019
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Ag Youth Council Connects Urban Youth to Life on Farm

The Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council’s (NAYC’s) annual Urban Youth Farm Tour connects urban youth with life on the farm so they can experience agriculture up close and learn firsthand how food is produced. More than 150 Lincoln elementary-school students and their teachers joined the NAYC members as they visited beef, dairy and grain farm operations near Wahoo last week. » Read more

For more photos of the event, click here.

REMINDER: USDA FSA Upcoming Deadlines

There are several upcoming deadlines for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) that producers need to be aware of – including the key date of Monday, April 29. If you need assistance finding your local FSA office – please visit

Thanks to Craig Head with Nebraska Farm Bureau and Bobbie Kriz-Wickham with Nebraska USDA FSA office for sharing this quick rundown of federal programs available to producers.

State and National Headlines

Nebraska Cattlemen disaster relief assistance application now available
Nebraska farmers face added 2019 hazards from flood-damaged grain, bins

Report “orphaned containers” from flood to 1-877-253-2603

African Swine Fever: conquering Asia, moving in South Africa, smoldering in EU
80 percent of Chinese farms not restocking following ASF outbreak

Animal rights groups sue Iowa over its latest ag-gag law

Nursery Stock Inspections with Julie Van Meter

Spring is officially here and with warming temps, many people are eager to plant nursery stock. State Entomologist Julie Van Meter joins us on this week's NDA Update to tell us about nursery stock inspections. » Listen here

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