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R-CALF cites significant beef checkoff reforms, altho Supreme Court declines to hear case

The North Platte Bulletin - Jun 28, 2022
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On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied R-CALF USA’s petition requesting an appeal of a lawsuit the group filed against the operation of the mandatory beef checkoff program.

Ravenscroft family honored for lifetime grazing achievements

Ron Bolze, Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition - Jun 27, 2022
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If you want or need to know about effective grazing management of Nebraska Sandhills range, make a visit to 3 Bar Cattle Company, owned and operated by John and Cheryl Ravenscroft and family.

House appropriations bill sets stage for rural program funding

The Center for Rural Affairs - Jun 27, 2022
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Recently, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee released its draft agriculture appropriations bill for 2023. The bill outlines funding for multiple programs that benefit rural America, including Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA) and the Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP).

Field Day: UNL TAPS program

Karlie Gerlach, West Central Research and Extension Center - Jun 26, 2022
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The UNL Testing Ag Performance Solutions program held a field day at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center just south of North Platte on June 22.

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Windrow disease in alfalfa

IANR News - Jun 20, 2022
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Hay harvest rarely goes according to plan. Rain, hail, insects, disease, and drought all have major effects on the hay, especially once windrowed.

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