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<div class="xboxcontent"> <h1 class="color_a">&nbsp;&nbsp;Featured Ag News&raquo;</h1> <h2 class="agneth5"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10545" class="style4f">Corn industry leaders seek more help in fighting plan to roll back renewable fuels standard</a></h5> <div class="agnetphotoleft"><img src="http://www.agnet.net/Photos/AcresandacresofcornCor.jpg" alt="" name="Feature Photo"/><br><div class="agnetfeaturecutline"></div></div> <span class="agnetleadtext">There is a sense of urgency in the voices of farm leaders and other Nebraskans who understand what rolling back ethanol production would mean to corn prices and the state's economy. </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10545">Read The Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend"></div> </div> <b class="xbottom"><b class="xb4"></b><b class="xb3"></b> <b class="xb2"></b><b class="xb1"></b></b> </div>

<div class="xsnazzy"> <b class="xtop"><b class="xb1"></b><b class="xb2 color_a"> </b><b class="xb3 color_a"></b><b class="xb4 color_a"></b></b> <div class="xboxcontent"> <h1 class="color_a">&nbsp;&nbsp;Statewide Ag News &raquo;</h1> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10554">Farmers and Ranchers Cow/Calf College at USMARC Jan. 28</a></h2> <span class="agnetleadtext">The annual Farmers and Ranchers Cow/Calf College "Partners in Progress Beef Seminar" will be held at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and Great Plains Veterinary Education Center near Clay Center Jan. 28. </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10554">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10552">Ranching for Profitability</a></h2>


<span class="agnetleadtext">Dry conditions make us step back and reevaluate our operations. Youve always turned out pairs on summer grass, but what if the summer grass didnt grow? You have made tough decisions and wonder now, with wetter conditions, how you should restock your herd. Weeds in your pasture have exploded- is this normal or noxious? </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10552">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10550">Upscale upland bird hunting</a></h2> <span class="agnetleadtext">Visitors enjoy experience of controlled shooting area on Brainard farmer's land; business has grown. </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10550">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="agnetstory"> <div align="center"> <span class="agnetleadtext"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/90">&raquo;&raquo;&raquo; Complete Statewide Ag News &laquo;&laquo;&laquo;</a></span> </div> </div> </div> <b class="xbottom"><b class="xb4"></b><b class="xb3"></b> <b class="xb2"></b><b class="xb1"></b></b> </div> <div class="xsnazzy"> <b class="xtop"><b class="xb1"></b><b class="xb2 color_a"> </b><b class="xb3 color_a"></b><b class="xb4 color_a"></b></b> <div class="xboxcontent"> <h1 class="color_a">Current Farm and Ranch Issues</h1> <div class="agnetphotoleft"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/pub_pages/BSG_010214.pdf"><img src="../Pub_Pages/BSG_FP.jpg" alt="Buying and Selling Guide" border="0" /><br /> Buying and Selling <br />


Guide</a></div> <div class="agnetphotoleft"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/pub_pages/HE_010914.pdf"><img src="../Pub_Pages/HE_FP.jpg" alt="Nebraska Hearland Express" border="0" /><br />Nebraska<br /> Heartland Express</a></div> <div class="agnetphotoleft"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/pub_pages/IFR_011014.pdf"><img src="../Pub_Pages/IFR_FP.jpg" alt="Iowa Farm and Ranch" border="0" /><br />Iowa <br />Farm and Ranch</a></div> <div class="agnetphotoleft"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/pub_pages/HB_36.pdf"><img src="../Pub_Pages/HB_FP.jpg" alt="Equipment & Livestock Handbook" border="0" /><br />Equipment and <br />Livestock Handbook</a></div> <div class="agnetstoryend"></div> </div> <b class="xbottom"><b class="xb4"></b><b class="xb3"></b> <b class="xb2"></b><b class="xb1"></b></b> </div>

<div class="xsnazzy"> <b class="xtop"><b class="xb1"></b><b class="xb2 color_a"> </b><b class="xb3 color_a"></b><b class="xb4 color_a"></b></b> <div class="xboxcontent"> <h1 class="color_a">&nbsp;&nbsp;Regional Ag News &raquo;</h1> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10549">Yes, 2013 was wild Freak storm tops the year's weather stories</a></h2> <span class="agnetleadtext">The October megastorm that stunned northwest Nebraska with a deadly blizzard and Wayne, Neb., with a harrowing tornado led the weather headlines in 2013. </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10549">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10544">Women in Denim conference next week in


Storm Lake</a></h2> <span class="agnetleadtext">The tenth annual Women in Denim conference will be take place January 17 and 18 in Storm Lake, Iowa. The conference blends sessions on agriculture with a variety of other topics of interest to women today. </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10544">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10541">West Central Iowa cattle forum January 22 in Arcadia</a></h2> <span class="agnetleadtext">The West Central Iowa Beef Cattle Forum will take place Wednesday, January 22, at the American Legion in Arcadia. </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/85/nws/10541">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> <b class="xbottom"><b class="xb4"></b><b class="xb3"></b> <b class="xb2"></b><b class="xb1"></b></b> </div> <div class="xsnazzy"> <b class="xtop"><b class="xb1"></b><b class="xb2 color_a"> </b><b class="xb3 color_a"></b><b class="xb4 color_a"></b></b> <div class="xboxcontent"> <h1 class="color_a">&nbsp;&nbsp;FFA News &raquo;</h1> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10536">Torrington/Lingle FFA win national contest</a></h2>


<span class="agnetleadtext">TORRINGTON, Wyo. The Torrington/Lingle FFA chapter livestock judging team out-scored 48 other chapters to win the National FFA Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event at the organizations annual convention which was in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2013. Team members Mikayla McNamee, PD Miller, Skyler Miller and Tyler Pickinpaugh accomplished a first for Wyoming FFA when they earned the national award. The Goshen County team won three of six contest categories and out-scored their closest competition, Arkansas, by 43 points. Winners were announced at the awards banquet on Nov. 1. </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10536">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> <b class="xbottom"><b class="xb4"></b><b class="xb3"></b> <b class="xb2"></b><b class="xb1"></b></b> </div> <div class="xsnazzy"> <b class="xtop"><b class="xb1"></b><b class="xb2 color_a"> </b><b class="xb3 color_a"></b><b class="xb4 color_a"></b></b> <div class="xboxcontent"> <h1 class="color_a">&nbsp;&nbsp;USDA News &raquo;</h1> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10553">USDA Surveys On-Farm Irrigation Practices </a></h2>

<span class="agnetleadtext">U.S. Department of Agricultures National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting the national Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey.</span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10553">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a


href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10551">USDA Announces Speakers for the 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum </a></h2>

<span class="agnetleadtext">Secretary Tom Vilsack to Moderate Two Panels on the Future of Agriculture</span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10551">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="agnetstory"> <h2 class="agnetleadhead"><a href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10540">USDA Farm Service Agency urges farmers and ranchers to vote in county committee elections</a></h2>

<span class="agnetleadtext">Corrected ballots mailed, Deadline is January 17 </span>&nbsp;&#8212;&nbsp;<a href="http://www.agnet.net/88/nws/10540">Full Story &raquo;</a></span> <div class="agnetstoryend">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> <b class="xbottom"><b class="xb4"></b><b class="xb3"></b> <b class="xb2"></b><b class="xb1"></b></b> </div> </DIV>&nbsp;</DIV></DIV></TD><!-- End Dynamic Content --></TR> <TR> <TD> <P align=center>&nbsp;&nbsp;<FONT size=2 face=Arial> 2008-2013 agNET. All rights reserved</FONT></P></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE> <P><BR><FONT size=2></FONT></P> <!-- smartlook includes --> <script type="text/javascript"> var issuuConfig = { guid: "0e047064-d858-4f90-8c49-be413f1e24ee", domain: "*.agnet.net" };


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