The Dawson County Fairgrounds will undergo improvements to be more accessible for the elderly and disabled thanks to a grant.
Nebraska’s crop producers are among the most productive in the world, continually breaking yield records as they grow more corn, soybeans and other commodities with fewer and fewer inputs. The true opportunity for Nebraska’s economic future is to transform that abundance into added value.
While crops are being harvested for equipment demonstrations at Husker Harvest Days, farmers attending the three-day event are looking ahead to this year's harvest, which will begin in several weeks.
Farmers such as Randy Vana of Wilber, Nebraska, might have felt a sense of déjà vu this spring as they planted their crops, only to have the seedlings flooded out by rain; then planted again, only to face more rain, more planting and still more rain.
The Central Platte and Twin Platte natural resources districts have partnered with the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service in a new program that will help improve both Nebraska water quality and quantity.