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ASI Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

DENVER - "We have brilliant and dedicated people and organizations in the sheep business that do impressive things with sheep production or lamb and wool processing and marketing," said ASI Presiden... Read More

Creighton Unveils New CenturyLink Center Omaha Court Design

OMAHA, Neb. - Creighton University today unveiled a new design for the playing court at CenturyLink Center Omaha that will debut in the upcoming 2017-18 season. At first glance, fans will notice the familiar royal blue outline that surrounds the ... Read More

NCGA Supports Funding Increase for MAP, FMD Programs

The National Corn Growers Association praised the introduction today of the CREAATE Act, a bill to increase investment in two federal programs with a proven track record of building global demand for U.S. agricultural products. The bipartisan bill... Read More

Agricultural Education Teachers Receive Awards

LINCOLN, NEB.– The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is working to keep agricultural educators in Nebraska classrooms by awarding 16 Nebraska agricultural education teachers $14,750 toward their student loans. “All 16 teachers show a continued ... Read More

State Pesticide Regulators Face Hundreds of Dicamba Investigations and 2018 Decisions

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and manage dicamba use in 2018. ... Read More

Nebraska Extension seeks farm, ranch succession plan survey participants

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is encouraging the state’s farmers and ranchers to complete a survey regarding their farm or ranch succession plans.  The survey seeks to uncover how Nebraska farmers and ranchers are planning for succession or... Read More

Sugar beet harvest underway and market looks good

The early run of sugar beets is underway at both the Scottsbluff and Torrington, Wyo., Western Sugar plants and the regular harvest will begin Oct. 6. "We've purchased just over 100,000 tons of beets and we are averaging 15.88 sugar," said Jerry D... Read More

John Erixon Named Head of Nebraska Forest Service

John Erixson has been named the next state forester and director of the Nebraska Forest Service. He was deputy director for two years and was promoted after a national search. "I am proud of how well the Nebraska Forest Service serves Nebraska, an... Read More

(Audio) Central Conference Accepts Lexington

Lexington high school received some good news this week as the Central Conference on Tuesday voted 8-1 to accept Lexington as the 10th member of the league.  Lexington received word from Central Conference Chairman, Mike Lucas, (York High School), t... Read More

Governor Ricketts to Host First Annual Nebraska Steak Fry

Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced plans for an annual "Nebraska Steak Fry" that will debut with four fellow Republican governors. The governor's re-election campaign said Wednesday the event will include Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, Missouri Gov. Eri... Read More

Beef Cattle Contribute to Sustainable Food System

A recent study by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization says cattle raised for beef production play a key role in maintaining a sustainable food system. Meat industry publication Meatingplace reports that the research essentially... Read More