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From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

WASHINGTON - A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A m... Read More

Bacterial Leaf Streak More Prevalent in Winter Wheat in 2018

Bacterial leaf streak symptoms on the flag leaf of winter wheat are on the rise this June in east central Nebraska. The disease is impacting fields regardless of whether a fungicide was sprayed at flowering, since the causal agent is a bacteriu... Read More

(Audio) Feet On The Farm Adventure Race  In Wisner

The third annual Feet On The  Farm Adventure Race was off and running this morning at Wisner's River Park.     840 KTIC / 107.9 the Bull's Dwight Lane was on hand and filed this report.   (click here for Dwight's report... Read More

Extension Crop Reports

Jenny Rees, Extension Educator in York County: Rain was greatly welcomed in the area this past week with most of the area I serve receiving 2-4 inches. The rain helped the non-irrigated soil moisture profiles in the top two feet in Nuckolls an... Read More

Columbus Woman Killed By Train Near North Bend

An eastbound Union Pacific train struck a Dodge Caravan about three miles west  of North Bend  around 9 p.m. Wednesday night.     The driver of the  Caravan, 54-year-old Debra Kessler died from her injuries after being taken to ... Read More

Utility Scam Making Rounds In Cuming County

West Point, NE – Cuming County Public Power District has been notified of several phone scams going on around Nebraska. Customers are receiving phone calls from local phone numbers (same area code & prefix) where the caller is telling the cu... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Addresses American Legion Convention in Kearney

Governor Pete Ricketts spoke to veterans and attendees of the American Legion - Department of Nebraska’s Annual Convention in Kearney on Friday.  At the convention, the Governor spoke about how his administration has been working to make Nebraska ... Read More

Stanton County Crash Sends One To Hospital

On Friday afternoon at about 2:20 p.m. the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office responded to and investigated a two vehicle accident on Hwy 35 that sent one driver to the hospital and blocked the highway for about an hour.      The ... Read More

Dave Van Horn and Arkansas punch ticket to CWS Finals; eliminate Florida

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Isaiah Campbell limited Florida to two hits over 5 1/3 innings, Arkansas scored four times in five innings against first-round draft pick Brady Singer, and the Razorbacks earned a spot in the College World Series finals with a 5-2 ... Read More

Oregon State hammers Mississippi State at CWS to set up winner take all berth into Championship Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead, Brandon Eisert pitched a season-long 5 1/3 innings of one-hit shutout relief, and the Beavers beat Mississippi State 12-2 in the College World Series on Friday to set ... Read More

Cattle on Feed Up 4%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on June 1, 2018, USDA reported on Friday. The inventory was 4% above June 1, 2017. This ... Read More