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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 de... 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

Major League Baseball

INTERLEAGUE Wednesday's Games Tampa Bay 11 Colorado 3 Toronto 10 Arizona 4 Boston 11 San Francisco 7 AMERICAN LEAGUE Wednesday's Games Minnesota 4, Detroit 1 Cleveland 11, Kansas City 4 Houston 7, Oakland 0 Seattle 6, Chicago White Sox ... Read More

SD Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Ranchers in Blizzard Case

The following is a statement from Nebraska Senator Al Davis' office concerning the recent South Dakota Supreme Court ruling regarding insurance claims and the 2013 blizzard. On Thursday, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled against an insurance co... Read More

(Audio) Trails Committee Offers New Route Through Wilderness Park

(click above on news/podcasts link to hear interview with Tina) The West Point Trails and Pathways Committee will present another proposed route for a West Point trail when the city council meets August 2nd. Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, a member of t... Read More

Minasola Promoted to Associate Head Coach

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State gymnastics head coach Jay Ronayne announced the promotion of Katie Minasola to Associate Head Coach. Minasola will be beginning her sixth season as a member of the ISU coaching staff during the 2017 gymnastics season. "Ka... Read More