CornsTalk Publications

CornsTalk is a newsletter produced by the Nebraska Corn Board that covers important subjects and provides regular updates on various programs of interest to corn growers and others. Browse previous editions of the newsletter below!

Farm-to-Table

“Farm-to-table” – or “farm-to-fork” – is a growing social movement that promotes serving locally grown food in restaurants and school cafeterias. But it’s not just about proximity. The movement is also driven by an emphasis on food safety, freshness and traceability – or the ability to track where your food came from.

Sustainability

The ag industry is not only taking action to achieve global sustainability – it is experiencing measurable results. Every year Nebraska corn farmers are growing more with less – less water, fewer chemicals, smaller plots of land and a lower impact on the environment.

Nebraska Corn: Honestly, it is for everyone.

Discover how Nebraska’s unique Golden Triangle fuels the state’s economy and fulfills markets around the globe. Then, plunge into the cutting-edge research that will place Nebraska corn on the forefront of an environmental revolution.

Food Innovation

GMOs, CRISPR & Beyond

Farmers are dedicated to producing safe and healthy food for consumers. This issue of CornsTalk dives into food innovations that are helping to produce quality food while improving sustainability.

Sustaining the Family Farm

Many people are surprised to learn that 99% of farms in America are family-owned. That statistic flies in the face of those who believe that we’ve “lost” the traditional family farm to large “corporate farming.” Clearly, that is not the case. In this issue of CornsTalk, learn how Nebraska’s farmers are positioning their operations for the next generation.

Water

In this issue of CornsTalk, you’ll discover how Nebraska corn farmers are continually improving their use of Nebraska’s most precious resource—water—and how their corn checkoff investments are funding innovative programs designed to ensure an abundant supply of water for all of us.

Looking at the Back 40

As the Nebraska corn checkoff reaches its 40th year, Nebraska corn farmers are looking back with pride. And looking ahead to what’s next.

Ethanol Simplified

Nebraska’s ethanol industry is a major economic driver for the state. This edition of CornsTalk focuses on the different choices consumers have at the pump, and also describes the benefits of using a homegrown, renewable fuel source.

Trade Matters

Trade Matters because 95% of the world’s population lives outside of the United States. This edition of CornsTalk focuses on the importance of ag trade to Nebraska’s economy.

Soil: Where the food chain begins

The food chain begins with soil. In this issue of CornsTalk, you’ll discover how Nebraska corn farmers are continually improving their management of this precious resource.

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In All Kinds of Weather

The world’s food supply is depending on millions of family farmers just like the Borgs – families who don’t quit in the face of bad weather, bad luck or even personal tragedy.

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CornsTalk is a newsletter produced by the Nebraska Corn Board that covers important subjects and provides regular updates on various programs of interest to corn growers and others.