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Storm Chasers lose one run game

The Omaha Storm Chasers lost 6-5 at Iowa Friday night. The Cubs scored 4 runs in the 4th and broke a 5-5 tie in the 6th with a run. Game three of the series is scheduled for 7:08 p.m. Saturday i... Read More

Bacterial Leaf Streak of Corn Confirmed in Nebraska

Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn, caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum, has now been confirmed in Nebraska, as well as in Colorado, Illinois, and Iowa. The disease had not been previously identified in the U.S., but had been reported ... Read More

Mavericks Picked Fifth in Pre-Season Cross Country Poll

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Omaha Mavericks cross country team has been selected fifth in The Summit League’s preseason cross country poll released on Friday. The Mavericks received 23 points in the poll as voted by the league’s eight head coaches. Sou... Read More

Midland men's hockey schedule released

FREMONT, Neb. – Midland University head men's hockey coach Jason Cirone has officially released the Warriors' 2016-17 schedule. The Warriors' full slate consists of 37 games, the most contests since playing 39 in their inaugural 2014-15 season. ... Read More

US & India Trade Negotiations Continue Over WTO Poultry Dispute

Trade officials from the U.S. and India continue working to conclude an agreement that could mean India would not have to pay a $450 million per year penalty for failing to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling, according to an Indian officia... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 26, 2016

08-26-16 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     275       Beans - 896 Humphrey     Corn -    272    Beans - 899 Monroe      Corn -   277    Beans - 902 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    277    Beans - 9... Read More

Pro Farm Tour Estimates Corn Lower and Beans Higher from USDA

The 2016 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour estimates a U.S. corn yield of 170.2 bushels per acre and a soybean yield of 49.3 bpa. This corn estimate is lower than USDA's latest estimate at 175.1 bpa, while the soybean number is slightly higher than USDA'... Read More

(AUDIO) RRN Live From State Fair

The 148th Nebraska state fair started with opening ceremonies  around 10 am on Friday the 26. The fair grounds are located in Grand Island. The Rural Radio Network will be reporting live from the fair. The booth is located in the southeast corner o... Read More

Fertilizers See Steep Price Declines

Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the third week of August 2016 show price declines accelerating in recent weeks. All eight major fertilizers headed lower compared to a month earlier and all but one fertilizer has seen significant price dro... Read More

Maximize Next Year's Yields by Controlling Volunteer Wheat Now

Farmers can't control environmental factors like weather in order to give their wheat crop a healthy boost, but they can help curb disease by controlling volunteer wheat. So far, the state's wet summer has enabled volunteer wheat to take root and gro... Read More

Pender Football Preview

Team: Pender Mascot: Pendragons Colors: Red and White Class: D-1 Head Coach: Andy Welsh (2nd season) 2015 record: 6-3 (lost to Neligh-Oakdale in first round of playoffs) Returning Starters: 5 offense 5 defense Overview: After ... Read More