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NWGA annual meeting

NWGA will hold its annual meeting at the West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte on Monday, January 14, 2019. The meeting will run from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm CST. A free, hot lunch will be provided. Non-members are welcome to attend, but only NWGA members are allowed to vote. Please RSVP to newheatgrowers@gmail.com or call our office by COB Monday, January 7 in order to guarantee a lunch. Registration is free. NWGA 2019 Annual Meeting Agenda  Annual meeting registration form

NWB announces January meeting

NWB will meet Monday, January 14, 2019 at the West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte. The meeting will run from 3:00 to 5:00 pm CST. Interested individuals may contact the NWB office for a copy of the agenda. More information is available in the media release: NWB announces January meeting

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.

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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NWGA annual meeting @ West Central Research and Extension Center
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NWB Board Meeting @ West Central Research and Extension Center
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