• Ag groups call for immigration reform in letter

    The Agriculture Workforce Coalition this week emphasized the importance of immigration reform for America’s farmers and ranchers in a letter sent to President Donald Trump.

  • Farm Bill listening session announced

    he Farm Bill Listening Tour provides Third District constituents an opportunity to visit with Smith, ask questions and share their thoughts on the future of agriculture policy.

  • Options for expiring Conservation Stewardship contracts

    Contract renewal sign-up is underway for the Conservation Stewardship Program, USDA’s largest working lands conservation program with more than 80 million acres enrolled, acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young announced recent.

  • Nebraska State Recycling Association, WasteCap Nebraska to merge

    Two of Nebraska’s pre-eminent environmental non-profit organizations, the Nebraska State Recycling Association (NSRA) and WasteCap Nebraska will merge on March 31, 2017.

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Waller to head UN-L grassland center

Steven Waller will transition to a new role this summer after 17 years as dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

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