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University of Nebraska unveils details about companion USDA research facility

The University of Nebraska has received public and private funding to build a facility to compliment a USDA research center. President Ted Carter tells Brownfield the USDA facility will explore precision agriculture, technology, innovation and policy. “What we want to do is create our own research arm of that and that it would focus specifically on Nebraska, again, with research space to that additional work.”

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University of Nebraska unveils details about companion USDA research facility

Balancing cattle rations with crop profits

An Illinois farmer is trying to balance production costs for his cattle while capitalizing on strong grain markets. On this Managing for Profit, we’re joined by Robb Creasy who runs a diversified cattle, hog, and row crop operation in west-central Illinois. Creasy tells Brownfield working to best manage his cattle feeding bill while making the most of crop market opportunities is a challenge.

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Balancing cattle rations with crop profits

Economist expects an increase in corn acres

News Economist expects an increase in corn acres An ag economist says he’s watching for a few things in Thursday’s planted acreage report from the USDA. University of Missouri’s Ben Brown says he anticipates an increase in corn acres. “Outside of the Eastern Corn Belt and even the Northern Plains there were some pretty good planting conditions to get the crop in,” he says.

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Economist expects an increase in corn acres

SCOTUS denies R-CALF petition to hear Checkoff challenge

News SCOTUS denies R-CALF petition to hear Checkoff challenge The US Supreme Court has denied a petition from R-CALF USA to hear its legal challenge of the Beef Checkoff. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO Colin Woodall says this ruling ends a 6-year legal battle. “It reaffirms that there is adequate oversight of the Checkoff by USDA,” he says.

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SCOTUS denies R-CALF petition to hear Checkoff challenge

Our Town Brownfield: New high school leading the way in innovations

BROWNFIELD, Texas (KCBD) - In most places, spring break is normally spent at the beach or on a road trip. In Brownfield, that week was spent moving into a brand new high school. “The whole process was a challenge,” said Chris Smith, Brownfield ISD superintendent.

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Our Town Brownfield: New high school leading the way in innovations

Agronomist encourages farmers to continue scouting fields

An agronomist says it will be critical to continue scouting fields throughout the growing season. AgriGold’s Mitch Greve tells Brownfield “growing a corn or soybean crop is a continuum of learning. You’re developing your yield story not only for this year, but also taking what you can learn and the problems you have now and trying to fix that for next year.”

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Agronomist encourages farmers to continue scouting fields

US farms decrease, farm size increases

News US farms decrease, farm size increases A new report from the USDA shows a slow decline in the number of farms in the country. Dr. Michael Langemeier, professor of agriculture economics at Purdue University, tells Brownfield the decrease has been going on for several decades.

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US farms decrease, farm size increases

Farmers warned of possible rolling blackouts this summer

A Wisconsin farmer says along with worrying about crops, weather, and input costs, now he is concerned about having electricity when he needs it. Tony Mellenthin Tony Mellenthin raises crops near Menomonie, Wisconsin, and uses several irrigation pivots. He says, “We’ve gotten a letter in the mail from our power provider about the possibility of rolling blackouts this summer.

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Farmers warned of possible rolling blackouts this summer

Avian influenza impacted Wisconsin’s egg production

News Avian influenza impacted Wisconsin’s egg production Wisconsin’s egg production during the month of May was up ten percent from the previous month, but down 33% from the same month last year. USDA’s Wisconsin statistician Greg Bussler tells Brownfield that avian influenza influenced those numbers.

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Avian influenza impacted Wisconsin’s egg production

South Dakota rancher says hay supply is in high demand even with early spring rains

News South Dakota rancher says hay supply is in high demand even with early spring rains An Eastern South Dakota cattle producer says hay supplies are tight from drought across the Great Plains. Alan Vedvei of Lake Preston tells Brownfield “Right now, hay supplies are really short all over South Dakota and Nebraska.

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South Dakota rancher says hay supply is in high demand even with early spring rains

Carbon Intensity Calculator

Managing for Profit Carbon Intensity Calculator The American Coalition for Ethanol recently unveiled its carbon intensity calculator. ACE CEO Brian Jennings says it’s designed to help estimate potential improvements corn farmers and ethanol producers can make to reduce their carbon footprint. He tells Brownfield changes on the farm can dramatically reduce ethanol’s carbon score.

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Carbon Intensity Calculator

Live Music Lineup: Singer-songwriter Dar Williams and Louis Prima Jr. & The Witnesses

You can also see Carol Noonan with Duke Levine and Kevin Barry. Carol Noonan, Duke Levine and Kevin Barry. Carol Noonan Trio Big Barn Musical Dinner 6 p.m. Thursday. Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road, Brownfield, $100. stonemountainartscenter.com Here’s a chance to hear singer Carol Noonan on the stage of her own venue flanked by guitar gods Duke Levine and Kevin Barry.

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Live Music Lineup: Singer-songwriter Dar Williams and Louis Prima Jr. & The Witnesses

Heather Masse and Jed Wilson plan Brownfield concert

Heather Masse Submitted photo Heather Masse and Jed Wilson plan to take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road, is Brownfield. Masse, one of the sirens from the Wailin’ Jennys and a local girl before stardom,as a regular on Prairie Home Companion, where she was one been one of Garrison’s favorites, has many styles from folk to jazz.

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Heather Masse and Jed Wilson plan Brownfield concert

Brownfield remediation continues in Scioto County

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s Executive Branch announced last week the second round of grants for the Ohio Brownfield Remediation Program. The Scioto County project New Boston Coke Remediation is included among those receiving funding, with $4.7 awarded. “I’d like to thank Gov.

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Brownfield remediation continues in Scioto County

Brownfield STR ordinance fails at ballot box

BROWNFIELD, Maine — Voters at the June 14 town meeting ballot box rejected a proposed ordinance aimed at regulating short-term rentals. The vote took place at Brownfield Community Center starting at around 7 p.m. The short-term rental article was No. 64, but residents voted to have the article dealt with first.

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Brownfield STR ordinance fails at ballot box

Economist expects a more bullish future for cattle markets

News Economist expects a more bullish future for cattle markets A livestock economist says there’s been a shift in the tone of the Cattle on Feed numbers. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says the last several reports have been relatively bearish for the markets. But that’s not the case this time around.

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Economist expects a more bullish future for cattle markets

Indiana farmer says this crop has had challenges from the start

News Indiana farmer says this crop has had challenges from the start An Indiana farmer says this is the most expensive crop he’s ever raised, and it isn’t even in the bin yet. Ben Kron, who farms in the southwest corner of the state, tells Brownfield he’s not sure if he’s ever seen nitrogen at this price level.

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Indiana farmer says this crop has had challenges from the start

City awarded $22.8M in brownfield grants

Brownfield development grants from the Ohio Department of Development were awarded statewide last week, and among them Toledo and Lucas County were chosen for nine projects. The Ohio Brownfield Remediation Program is a new program started in late 2021. The Ohio legislature and Governor Mike DeWine allocated $500 million in funding for brownfield remediation and demolition in the state budget.

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City awarded $22.8M in brownfield grants

North American-owned grain terminals hit in Russian attacks

News North American-owned grain terminals hit in Russian attacks Two North American-owned grain facilities in Ukraine were hit during a Russian attack earlier this week. In an email statement to Brownfield, a company spokesperson said Viterra’s Everi vegetable oil terminal in Mykolaiv was damaged by a missile strike.

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North American-owned grain terminals hit in Russian attacks