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2022 Census of Agriculture Now Underway in Nebraska

December 1, 2022
Nebraska producers can now begin using their unique survey codes to complete the 2022 Census of Agriculture, which is open for responses until Monday, Feb. 6, 2023.

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USDA Provides Nearly $24M Boost for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

November 16, 2022
The funds will support projects that assist farmers and ranchers with managing capital, acquiring and managing land, and learning effective business and farming practices.

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Assistance Available for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Wildfire

November 11, 2022
Nebraska landowners now have until May 31, 2023 to apply for USDA NRCS assistance with wildfire recovery efforts on cropland or rangeland.

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Farmers Can Now Make 2023 Crop Year Elections, Enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

November 3, 2022
Producers have until March 15, 2023 to enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2023 crop year.

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Free Livestream Planned for USDA’s 2023 Agricultural Outlook Forum

October 27, 2022
More than 100 government, industry and academic leaders will share insights on commodity and food price outlooks, U.S. and global agricultural trade developments, supply chain disruptions, and innovations to mitigate impacts of climate change.

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USDA Provides Payments of Nearly $800 Million in Assistance to Help Keep Farmers Farming

October 19, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act includes a total $3.1 billion in assistance for distressed farm loan borrowers whose operations face financial risk.

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USDA Announces Details for the Upcoming Census of Agriculture

September 12, 2022
This year's census, which will be open to online responses in November, includes new questions about the use of precision agriculture, hemp production, hair sheep and updates to internet access questions.

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USDA Announces New Opportunities to Improve Nutrient Management

September 12, 2022
Through USDA’s conservation programs, farmers will have opportunities to improve their nutrient management planning, mitigating the impacts of supply chain disruptions and increased input costs.

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