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Nebraska Corn Leaders Present at Corn Harvest Quality Report Event

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) had two board members represent Nebraska during the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Corn Harvest Quality Report events, with seminars recently taking place in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea for buyers in those markets. Based on corn samples taken from 12 of the top corn-producing and exporting states, including Nebraska, this year’s report highlighted how [...]

January 31, 2024|

Eastern Nebraska Corn and Soybean Expo Combines Two Key Agricultural Events

Nebraska Extension, in collaboration with the Nebraska Soybean Board and Nebraska Corn Board and their respective associations, are excited to announce the consolidation of the Fremont Corn Expo and the Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo into a singular event – the Eastern Nebraska Corn and Soybean Expo. This dynamic expo will focus on both crops and will rotate between [...]

January 18, 2024|

Corn Board To Meet

The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at the Hall County Extension Office (3180 W. Highway 34) in Grand Island, Nebraska. The board will conduct regular board business. The meeting is open to the public, providing the opportunity for public comment. A copy of the agenda is available by writing to the Nebraska [...]

January 4, 2024|

Nebraska Corn Board Seeks Candidates for Vacancies

Notice is hereby given that the terms for three members of the Nebraska Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board (Nebraska Corn Board) will expire June 30, 2024, and Nebraska’s corn checkoff program is seeking candidates to petition for those districts. The open positions represent Districts 6, 7 and 8. District 6 – Includes the counties of Hayes, Frontier, Gosper, [...]

December 4, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Statement on Commerce Lowering Duties on Phosphate Fertilizer

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced last week it was lowering duties placed on phosphate fertilizers imported from Morocco from 19.97% to 2.12%. The decision comes after the agency conducted an administrative review of the duties, which is performed annually by retroactively examining the price of shipments and other factors. Nebraska Corn Growers Association Chairman, Andy Jobman, testified to [...]

November 6, 2023|

Corn Board To Meet

The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on November 20-21, 2023, at The Cornhusker Marriott (333 South 13th Street) in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Nebraska Corn Board will have a joint meeting with the Nebraska Corn Growers Association on the afternoon of November 20 through the morning of November 21. The board will then address regular board business on [...]

October 31, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Board Hosts South Korean Trade Team

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) farmers recently hosted a trade team after the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC) Global Ethanol Summit (GES) ended in Washington, D.C. The conference had a variety of concurrent panel discussions with experts on various topics within the biofuel industry. After the conclusion of the conference, a trade team from South Korea made their way to [...]

October 24, 2023|

Celebrating Sustainability on National Farmer Day 2023

Producing more and doing it with less is sustainability in Nebraska. As farmers are working long hours to bring their crops in this harvest, Nebraska Corn celebrates the vital work each of them does this National Farmer’s Day on October 12. In 2021, Nebraska had 44,800 farms and ranches across the state, emphasizing on corn, soybeans, beef and hogs. [...]

October 11, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Supports Next Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair Selection

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) are pleased to announce the selection of Dr. James Schnable as the next Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair. The organizations are enthusiastic about the opportunities for engagement and collaboration the partnership can provide. Dr. Schnable’s previous and ongoing work aligns well with Nebraska Corn Board’s goals and will [...]

October 5, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Is Proud of Hunnicutt Serving on National Corn Board

Nebraska Corn is proud and appreciative of Brandon Hunnicutt, a farmer from Giltner, Nebraska who recently termed off the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Board at the end of September. Hunnicutt served on the Board since 2017. Hunnicutt raises corn, soybeans, seed corn, popcorn and sorghum on his family farm. Along with his father, Daryl, and brother, Zach, he utilizes [...]

October 2, 2023|
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