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Pollinator week kicks off Monday June 18

National Pollinator Week June 18–24, will see a Syngenta team  embark on a road trip up the Monarch Highway (Interstate 35) to bring awareness to some of the people who contribute to pollinator hea... Read More

Dalmation Toadflax – invasive species in western Nebraska

Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) is a concept to identify potential invasive species prior to or just as the establishment of the invasive is taking place.  An Integrated Pest Management plan (IPM) can be developed to manage, contain and er... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau fears tariffs will hurt trade with China

Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says he fears Friday's action by the Trump administration to move forward with $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese products will only amplify the major issues in America's trading relationship with Chin... Read More

Tekamah-Herman earns split with Pierce

A late rally by Pierce led their Juniors to a 9-6 win at Tekamah-Herman on Friday, June 15. Seth Valverde earned the win on the mound in relief for Pierce, only allowing one hit in 3.1 innings of work. Gavin Noel suffered the loss for the Tiger... Read More

Heat Advisory in effect until 7:00 p.m. Saturday

A Heat Advisory is in effect for parts of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Heat preparedness tips include limit strenuous outdoor activities during the hottest part of the day, stay hydrated by drinking plenty of wate... Read More

(Video) Friday Five- Top Stories in Agriculture (June 15, 2018)

Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie recap top agriculture stories from the week! 5: June Crop Production and WASDE Reports  4: Motorcycle Promoting Ethanol 3: Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act Introduced in U.S. House of R... Read More

The Bander that Fits

Question: I always cut (castrate) my calves at birth, but as I get older, that gets harder to do. I am thinking about waiting and castrating them closer to weaning and banding them. If I do, what is the best bander? I am also confused about vaccinat... Read More

Explore Northeast Day to be held at South Sioux City extended campus

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE - Prospective students are invited to attend a special event at the Northeast Community College South Sioux City extended campus later this month. Explore Northeast Day will be held Thursday, June 27, from 4-7 p.m. at Northeas... Read More

Senator Fischer, FCC commissioner visit Northeast campus

NORFOLK, NE - The precision agriculture program at Northeast Community College took the spotlight during a recent visit to campus by United States Senator Deb Fischer and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr. Fischer and... Read More

Perdue, MacAulay Share Different Takes on Dairy, But Downplay Family Problems

MIDGELL, Prince Edward Island, Canada (DTN) -- Despite controversy over U.S. dairy trade with Canada, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay both stressed Friday that any trade ... Read More

Briar Cliff Football Cancels Camp

This year's Briar Cliff Football Offensive Line Camp, scheduled for June 23 and July 14 this summer, have been cancelled.  Briar Cliff opens the 2018 season at home on August 25th, clashing with Waldorf at Memorial Field with a 1 p.m. kickoff....... Read More