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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 previou... 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

Global Grain Harvest in 2016-17 to Be Biggest on Record According to IGC

This year’s global harvest will be the biggest ever, the International Grains Council said Thursday, lifting its 2016-17 production forecast for a fifth consecutive month. Steady upward revisions to global production forecasts mean the worldwide... Read More

Norfolk Recovery Rally Set For Sept. 23rd

Connie Barnes, Executive Director of Behavioral Health Specialists, Inc., is excited to invite Northeast Nebraskans, and beyond, to attend the 9th Annual Norfolk Recovery Rally being held September 23, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Sunris... Read More

Eppley Intruder Damages Plane

Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha, Nebraska, causing minor injuries to three people on board. Eppley Airfield Police Chief Tim Conahan says an office... Read More

High School Football Scores

Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Centura 14, Kimball 6 Lincoln Pius X 20, Lincoln North Star 7 Neligh-Oakdale 72, Creighton 44 Omaha North 41, Millard North 21 Pleasanton 40, Shelton 0 Ponca 27, Archbishop Bergan 26...... Read More