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Nebraska Delegation to Focus on Farm Bill at Upcoming Listening Session

LINCOLN, NEB. – All five members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation will take part in an upcoming farm bill listening session hosted by several Nebraska agricultural organizations. The Nebrask... Read More

GRASSLAND STUDIES FALL SEMINAR SERIES BEGINS AUG. 28

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – The 23rd annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands, including what drives profits, fitting p... Read More

Woman pleads guilty to stealing from Pender manufacturer

PENDER, Neb. (AP) _ A woman has pleaded guilty to stealing from her employer in Pender. Court records say 36-year-old Hollie Koopman is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 4 on one misdemeanor and two felony counts of theft, which occurred from 2009... Read More

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll. Local grocery stores maintain market sha... Read More

(VIDEO) 2017 Midwestern Crop Tour Kicked Off Monday

The Farm Journal Midwestern Crop Tour, for the western leg, started Monday morning in Sioux City, South Dakota. participants made their way to Grand Island, Nebraska, on several different routes. Final averages of corn yields and pod bean coun... Read More

Study Shows Positive Impact of American Sheep Industry

A new Sheep Industry Economic Impact Study completed recently shows that sheep continue to be a good investment for America. The impact analysis revealed that every one dollar spent in sheep and sheep-related production added an additional $2.87 t... Read More

USDA NASS to Collect 2017 Small Grain Production and Stocks Data

LINCOLN, Neb. – During the first two weeks of September, growers of small grains around the country will be contacted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The agency is taking a comprehensive... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Perdue Details Response to Recent Wildfires

(Washington. D.C.- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  outlined the U.S. Forest Service’s assets and responses to a recent outbreak of extreme wildfires over large parts of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies.  The fires, affecting... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Monday 8-21 Aquinas Catholic 10, Schuyler 0 Beatrice 15, McCook 6 Bellevue West 6, Omaha Skutt Catholic 5 David City East Butler 12, North Bend Central 2 Fort Calhoun 6, Cass County Central 2 Fort Calhoun 6, Wahoo 4 GICC 12, St. Paul 0 High... Read More

Farm Debt Likely to Reach All-Time High in 2017

Low commodity prices have made things tough by bringing down land values, tightening balance sheets, and increasing the stress level of America’s producers. Unfortunately, that means farmers are continuing to take on more debt. The amount of out... Read More