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As Rates Tick Up, Growth in Operating Loans Boosts Farm Lending

Nathan Kauffman, KC Fed V.P. and Omaha Branch Executive Ty Kreitman, Assistant Economist The volume of non-real estate farm debt continued to increase in the fourth quarter of 2018. The increase ... Read More

Northeast to hold classes at West Point and Norfolk Campuses in February

Northeast Community College will hold classes at its West Point and Norfolk Campuses in February. Class information can be found below: NORFOLK - Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer a non-credit class later this month to equip 14-17-... Read More

Kansas Corn 2019 Seed to STEM Workshops to Offer Three Tracks for Science Teachers

The Kansas Corn Commission has announced the dates of its popular 2019 Seed to STEM workshops for middle school and high school science teachers. The workshops will be in Olathe May 30-31 and in Maize June 4-5. Kansas Corn pays the on-site expenses f... Read More

(UPDATE) Eppley Reopens After Plane Slides Off Runway

Eppley Airfield reported on Twitter that it closed earlier today. It came after Southwest Airlines flight 1643 exited the end of Runway 14 R following a landing in Omaha. All flights were suspended. Customers should check for delays with their ai... Read More

Senator Hansen Week One Column

Greetings to all of you in District 16.  I want to first take this opportunity to again express my gratitude for electing me as your senator for District 16.  I am honored and eager to represent the many thoughts and needs of everyone in the distri... Read More

Federal Appeal Court upholds decision on CN damages to grain shipping company

The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that found the courts have jurisdiction to determine the damages Canadian National Railway Co. must pay after breaching its service obligations to a Prairie grain shipping company during a bumper crop f... Read More

RFA Asks EPA to Separate Year-Round E15 Provisions from RIN Reform Measures in Upcoming Proposal

With the government shutdown threatening to further delay approval of year-round sales of E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to focus strictly on year-rou... Read More

Top Five Ag Stories You Need to Know -- Friday Five

Rural Radio Network affiliate station KRVN might have a new mascot! Hyannis Veterinary Service shared a photo on social media of cow #880 with the letters KRVN shaved on her side.  Also this week, we'll take you to "The Big Easy" with Farm Broadcast... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Honors Woody as Farm Dog of the Year

Woody, an Australian shepherd owned by Texas Farm Bureau members Joe and Mary Sheeran, is the winner of the 2019 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award. The American Farm Bureau Federation, with support from Nestlé Purina, recognized Woody and four ... Read More

Conference offers info on farming challenges

KEARNEY, Neb. — Managing today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference January 28-29 in Kearney. Geared to farmers an... Read More

Winter Weather Advisory Calls For More Snow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa from 6 AM Friday morning through 6 AM Saturday morning. That includes the West Point area. Two to four inches of snow is expected with hig... Read More