Corporate-Environment Ag Partnerships: Just Good PR, or More?

January 2nd, 2019

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Partnerships between agribusinesses and environmental nonprofits may offer more than just good public relations for the companies involved, reports Erica Hunzinger for Harvest Public Media.

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How Midwestern Forests Adapt to Climate Change, Keep Fires at Bay

December 17th, 2018

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Management for Midwest national forests are taking steps to keep forest fires at bay and prepare for climate change, reports Jonathan Ahl for Harvest Public Media.

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Gene-Editing Technique CRISPR Has Vast Agriculture Potential

December 11th, 2018

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A new technology called CRISPR, which can isolate and edit specific genes, has vast potential, not only in development and research of evolution, but within the realms of medicine and agriculture as well.

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At Planting Time, Farmers Bet on the Whole Year

May 2nd, 2016

By Harvest Public Media

Planting season is underway, from backyard gardens to the vast fields of the Corn Belt.As farmers put seeds in the ground… and their confidence in another crop season

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High pasture prices hard for ranchers to swallow

November 21st, 2014

By Grant Gerlock

Lincoln, NE – Cattle numbers have been dwindling, thanks to drought and low cattle prices. But things are beginning to turn around. Ranchers in Nebraska and across the Midwest are eager to grow their herds. As they do, grass is turning into a hot commodity.

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Farmers gear up for record harvest while bracing for lower prices

October 15th, 2014

By Grant Gerlock

Minden, NE – Nebraska Farmers are bringing in what’s expected to be a record-breaking harvest for both corn and soybeans. But all that productivity has a big financial downside. Only two years after peaking, grain prices are at their lowest level since 2009.

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