Nebraska Ag Update  |  June 29, 2018
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June is Dairy Month!

Governor Pete Ricketts and NDA Director Steve Wellman toured a cheese factory, two dairies and an ice cream plant earlier this week in recognition of the dairy industry in Nebraska.

Stop #1: Jisa Farmstead Cheese

Stop #2: Larson Farms

Stop #3: Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Plant

Stop #4: Thiele Dairy

State and National Headlines

Senate Farm Bill passes easily
Midlands Voices: Ethanol offers a cleaner choice for fuel by NDA Director Steve Wellman
Gov. Ricketts, Ethanol Board comment on EPA RFS volumes proposal
Emerald Ash Borer found at Mahoney State Park
Hall County approves livestock zoning changes to ease rural/urban tension
USDA funding available to help control erosion on cropland

When it is not EAB with Julie Van Meter

Emerald ash borer has once again been found in Nebraska, this time at Mahoney State Park. With each find, owners of ash trees continue to be on alert. NDA's State Entomologist Julie Van Meter joins us on this week's NDA Update to discuss when other insects similar to emerald ash borers impact our trees. » Listen here

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