Preparing for the year 2050 to eventually feed 10 billion people globally requires an intensified focus on how farmers and ranchers showcase their food production, tell their own story and help eliminate misunderstandings between consumers and producers.
Together, Bob and Eric Beckman have weathered good and bad years, from bumper crop yields to drought and hail. And together, the Beckman family has learned to adapt to a new way of life after Eric became paralyzed from the chest down 15 years ago.
"I always return from this event feeling recharged, not so isolated, understood, encouraged and inspired! We laugh, we love, we cry and we learn."
Meet our newest Producer Progress Reporter: John O'Dea works around the clock to run his family farm in Indianola, Nebraska.
From seascapes to riverboats, from blossoms to bi-planes, a retired crop duster is now flying high with his paintbrush.
Heading into spring, weather has brought good and bad to producers in the midst of calving and those looking forward to planting season.
"I now walk down the same road where I contemplated giving up, looking for and thinking about what I’d tell you next."
"I already reminded my hubby that the cost of roses is similar to the cost of hay so he should choose wisely. "
The dry spell of 2022 is conjuring unhappy memories of 2012 and 2013 for many in Nebraska.
The Venteichers are doing more than simply farming. They are creating a life together and a legacy for their three children and the generations to follow.
The Keystone oil pipeline’s massive spill in northern Kansas was likely caused by a faulty welding job, the company that owns the pipeline said Thursday.
For half a century, groundwater managers in western Kansas have been charged with slowing the decline of the Ogallala Aquifer. Fifty years later, parts of the aquifer are nearing crisis, and legislators want action.
Ag groups are keeping an eye on ESG language in the next farm bill. What is ESG, you ask? Let us explain:
"22-year-old me would have died at the thought of trading in my high top cowboy boots and work in the U.S. beef industry for Wellies and work in British livestock farming."
Building a cattle and sheep herd from scratch, a young Kansas rancher doesn’t take time to compare himself to those who’ve been in the business for decades.
"I’ve been trying to stay positive, using words like “moisture,” but in reality I think we’re all getting tired of busting through the snow and the frigid temperatures."
"I lost count how many bucket calves I have raised in my life. Each one stole my heart and made me grow a greater love for cattle, this industry and this farm. But Katie was different."
Today I’m thankful for extra boots on the ground. Extra boots are symbolic of all the friends and family that surrounded us with our daughter Skye’s first rib resection surgery and carried us with prayer, food, flowers and words of encouragement. We’re pleased to announce she’s healing quite…
Strong commodity prices are holding up the agricultural economy in many parts of the country, but experts from the Kansas City Federal Reserve say producers in their district need some consistent rainfall in 2023.
The days of Rush Limbaugh blaring from the radio may be fading into static as automotive manufacturers erase the AM dial from the blueprints of new electric vehicles.
The 32nd annual Buffalo Bill Farm and Ranch Expo is set to take over the D&N Event Center in North Platte, Nebraska, Feb. 1 and 2.
If a new right to repair MOU with John Deere doesn’t live up to its billing, one Nebraska Senator is ready to reintroduce his bill on the topic.
"I’ve never really understood what “going to hell in a handbasket” means but I’m pretty sure we had a day that came close to representing that this week."
John Deere and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) signed a memorandum of understanding that ensures farmers’ and ranchers’ right to repair their own farm equipment.
“Weed control was every bit as good as broadcast spraying with less cost and less crop injury.”