National Survey on Cover Crops Seeks Farmer Participation

Farmers are invited to share their thoughts on cover crops—whether or not they use cover crops themselves—in a national survey, now in its third year of collecting valuable data on the increasin... Read More

Nebraska Farm to School Regional Conference Coming to Beatrice

Lyons, NE - The Center for Rural Affairs and USDA Food and Nutrition Service will host the Nebraska Farm to School Regional Conference on March 24 in Beatrice, NE. The purpose of the conference is to bring together cross-sector stakeholders (schools,... Read More

Report Shows Average Capacity for Lake McConaughy

At the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District's board of directors meeting yesterday,  Civil engineer Cory Steinke reported that Lake McConaughy was at  a volume of 1.33 million acre-feet and 76.8% of capacity.  Recent inflows have ... Read More

When to Look at Colostrum Supplementation Replacement

UNL Beef Extension Veterinarian Dr. Richard Randle gives the RRN's Shalee Peters the scoop on the importance of colostrum with your newborn calves.   http://s35.podbean.com/pb/3ccd7c4d80dd520f8b4390753a6f9e01/54f637b6/data2/blogs60/701558/... Read More

Development of a Certification in Sustainability for Certified Crop Advisors

March 2, 2015—The United Soybean Board (USB), American Society of Agronomy (ASA), and the International Certified Crop Adviser (ICCA) Program have partnered to develop new training for a specialty certification focused on sustainable agricultural p... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY MARCH 03, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    355    Beans - 940 Oakland    Corn -    350    Beans - 940 Tekamah    Corn -    350    Beans - 940 West Point    Corn -    355    Beans - 940 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Nebraska Crop Progress and Condition

LINCOLN, NE, March 2, 2015 -- For the month of February 2015, temperatures averaged below normal across the eastern two-thirds of the State, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Snow cover was light as the month came to... Read More

Police Warn Of Possible Intruder In West Point

West Point Police Officer John Adams advises area residents to be aware of an incident that happened around 12:30PM today. A man entered a West Point residence, and took some jewelry. He was driving a gray van, possibly a Caravan.  The resi... Read More

Some Northeast Nebraska Counties Unsure On Same-Sex Licenses

Many same-sex couples in Northeast Nebraska are still in limbo as to whether they'll be able to get legally married starting next Monday. Yesterday  , Judge Joseph Bataillon made his decision to lift Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban, effective Ma... Read More

Deadline Extended for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

Lyons, NE - USDA's National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced  that the deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended to March 13, 2015. While CSP is a continuous sign-u... Read More

BCBS Continues To Confuse West Point Area Patients

In the story that seems to have no end, St. Francis Memorial Hospital officials and physicians were again in shock this week when BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska (BCBS) sent letters to area subscribers in error. This past January BCBS implied St.... Read More