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(AUDIO) Spring Weather Brought Crop Damage And So Could Summer Heat

The 2016 growing season brought several crop damaging weather events. Not all areas impacted across the state, but summer heat can be just as worrisome. Spring storms brought flooding, wind and hai... Read More

University of Nebraska Engineers Develop Drone to Ignite Prescribed Burns

OMAHA (DTN) -- Ranchers who use prescribed burns to control invasive plant species on their pastures could soon receive some help from above. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a prototype unmanned aerial vehicle -- com... Read More

$38.5M bond measure part of school districts' merger plan

OAKLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A $38.5 million bond measure will be presented to voters as part of a merger plan by two northeast Nebraska school districts. According to reports, school boards for the Oakland-Craig and Tekamah-Herman school districts voted ... Read More

Walt named new men's hockey assistant coach at Midland

FREMONT, Neb. – The Midland University men's hockey program has named Jarret Walt as its new assistant coach. The former Warrior center will join head coach Jason Cirone on the bench beginning in the 2016-17 season this fall. "Retaining Jarr... Read More

WSC men's basketball program hosting Elite Camp July 30th

The Wayne State College men's basketball program will host an Elite Camp on Saturday, July 30th in Rice Auditorium on the Wayne State campus for players in grades 9-12. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the first session of the camp running fr... Read More

U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent, NE Down 4 and KS Up 6

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.4 million head on July 1, 2016. The inventory was 1 percent above July 1, 2015. The inventory included 6.87 million st... Read More

Miranda Raithel Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards

Miranda Raithel, Falls City, Neb., has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards, according to Jaclyn Clark, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint Joseph, Mo. The 16-year-... Read More

(AUDIO) USDA Reminds Nebraska Producers of Aug. 1 Deadline to Enroll in ARC/PLC Programs

(LINCOLN, Nebraska) July 22, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dan Steinkruger reminds farmers and ranchers they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or ... Read More

NCTA names Dean’s awards

Curtis, Neb. – The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis announced academic honors for the spring semester of 2016. Nine students were named to the Dean’s List with a 4.00 grade point average and 43 students were named to the Dea... Read More

USSEC Announces EU Approval of Three Soy Events

ST. LOUIS (July 22, 2016) – The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) is pleased to announce the long awaited European Union approval of three biotech soy traits for import and processing. The three stacked events are: Monsanto’s Xtend (dicamb... Read More

Minor Fire Outside Casey's In West Point

West Point fire fighters were called to Casey's General Store before 6 this morning for a minor fire in part of the overhang. Damage was minimal and it was quickly extinguished. The building was not affected....... Read More