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Two Nebraska Farmers selected as winners in National Wheat Yield Contest

Brian Schafer and Brock Terrell both placed in the National Wheat Foundation’s National Wheat Yield Contest this year. Schafer placed 4th in the dryland spring wheat category with a field in Hayes County. Terrell placed 4th in the irrigated winter wheat category with a field in Sheridan County. More details on the contest and other winners is available on the National Wheat Foundation site.

Tyson Narjes appointed to Nebraska Wheat Board

Tyson Narjes of Sidney was recently appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts as the NWB District 2 director. Narjes is a 5th generation farmer and will serve a five-year term that will conclude June 30, 2023.

NWB announces November meeting

The Nebraska Wheat Board will meet Friday, November 16 in Lincoln. The meeting will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. Additional information is available in the official meeting announcement. Those with an interest in a detailed agenda may request a copy from the NWB office.

Nebraska Wheat joining Farmers & Ranchers Tailgate

NWGA’s Mobile Baking Lab will be at the Fallbrook Super Saver on October 20 from 9am-11am with free samples and activities. Several other ag organizations will also be participating in a large agriculture tailgate event. Check out A-FAN’s facebook page for more information.

Market Facilitation Program

Wheat rate under the MFP is set at $0.14 a bushel. MFP applications are available online at www.farmers.gov/MFP. A fact sheet provided by FSA is available here: MFP Fact Sheet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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