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UNL and K-State to Receive USDA Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $15.6 million in grants to increase prosperity in rural America through research, education, and extension programs focused on promoting rural... Read More

All Stars Named For Nebraska vs Wyoming Battle

ALBION – All Star Football players from Nebraska and Wyoming will once again meet this summer in the Nebraska vs Wyoming Six Man Shoot Out.  Wyoming currently holds the edge in the annual competition with a 3-1 record over the last four years. Neb... Read More

Ries steps down as Norfolk High Head Boys Basketball Coach

Longtime Norfolk boys basketball coach Ben Ries is stepping down. He will be taking the athletic director's position in Norfolk. Ries took over the Norfolk basketball program in 2002 and went 244-95. Under Ries the Panthers had just one losi... Read More

May Proclaimed as Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska

Ethanol and soy biodiesel have become major markets for Nebraska corn and soybeans—and are providing significant economic, environmental and consumer benefits. In recognition of the importance of renewable biofuels to the state, Governor Pete Ricke... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Launches New, Mobile-Friendly Website

LUBBOCK, Texas – Serving as a premiere information resource for the sorghum industry, the Sorghum Checkoff recently launched a new, mobile-friendly website that will host the latest user-friendly technology and provide accurate, current sorghum inf... Read More

Nebraska Crop Reports - Update

Extension Crop Reports Wednesday, May 4 Sarah Schlund, Extension Educator in Dawson County: Quite a bit of corn has been planted in the area. With all of the rain over the past couple of weeks and more anticipated for this weekend, producers ha... Read More

Purdue, CME Group to Partner on 'Ag Economy Barometer'

Purdue University's Center for Commercial Agriculture and the derivatives marketplace CME Group are partnering to produce the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, a monthly nationwide measure of the health of the U.S. agricultural economy. T... Read More

(AUDIO) The 2016 Red Hard Winter Wheat Tour

The 2016 hard red winter wheat tour kicks off in Manhattan, Kan., on Tuesday, May 5. The second night ends in Colby and the third in Wichita. This year's tour will not conclude in Kansas City, but in Manhattan. Six different routs are taken by the s... Read More

Sousek Updates West Point Council On Dam Study

Lower Elkhorn NRD General Manager Mike Sousek provided an update to the West Point City Council last night on the Reservoir Evaluation Project. A study has identified 10 possible dam sites to store water for recharge to the aquifer or for stream ... Read More

Huskers Find New Assistant

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles. Lewis announced his departure from the Bulldogs on Tuesday in a tweet in which he thanked players, coaches, staf... Read More

Iowa City Votes Down Proposed Pork Plant

Very early Wednesday morning, the Mason City, Iowa city council voted against Prestage Foods proposal to place $240-million-dollar pork  plant in their town. The vote was a 3-3 tie and a tie vote on a motion represents a loss.  City council memb... Read More