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(AUDIO) Welsh discusses future of Pender Football

Pender Head Football Coach Andy Welsh held an open public meeting earlier this month to get community input about the future of the program. Pender was looking at having 17 kids out for football next ... Read More

(AUDIO) Moving Late Calving Cows Up in the Breeding Season Could Prove Beneficial

As the end of the calving season nears for many cattlemen, the last few cows in the heavy pen seem to last forever. Those late calvers are doing more than dragging out the calving season. They are costing you money. Their young calves are usually lig... Read More

Farm Bureau Survey Shows Nebraska Farm And Ranch Families Suffer Most From Obamacare

According to the Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB), a recent survey of Nebraska Farm Bureau members strongly indicates that farm and ranch families are negatively impacted at a much higher level than their urban counterparts as they cope with exponential g... Read More

Senate Set to Confirm Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary. Perdue would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades. He's the son of a farmer and has owned several agricult... Read More

RFA to EPA: Keep the RFS on Track in 2018

The DC Circuit Court on Monday, April 24, holds oral arguments on challenges to the 2014-2016 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements. The program has supporters and detractors among both political parties. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt h... Read More

EPA Head Says His Agency Is Getting Back To Basics

Speaking at an Earth Day Texas forum Friday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt refuted the notion his agency would sit idle under President Donald Trump's watch. He also challenged the argument that President Barack Obama's a... Read More

Farmers Committed to Soil Health Stand Tall on Earth Day

How did you celebrate earth day this year? Visit Jason and Misty Lay's corn and soybean farm outside Bloomington, Ill., and it just may look like Earth Day all year long. They're among a growing number of farmers adopting modern sustainable ag practi... Read More

Planting Delays Possible if Forecasts for Above Normal Precipitation Hold True

Planting is underway in Nebraska but briefly stalled mid-week due to several storm fronts moving through. As of Monday 3% of the state’s corn crop was in the ground, compared to 6% last year, and equal to the five-year average of 3%, according to t... Read More

Scouting Advised for Alfalfa and Clover Leaf Weevils

Alfalfa weevils have been reported damaging alfalfa in north central Kansas and western Nebraska. As temperatures warm up, expect to see alfalfa weevil larvae in southern Nebraska and slightly later, in northern Nebraska. Both the alfalfa an... Read More

Central Platte NRD Receives Grassland Grant from Nebraska Environmental Trust

(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) announced  that it will receive $305,100 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for the “Central Platte Grassland Conservation Project”.  CPNRD applied for the grant... Read More

(Audio) Mobile Children's Museum Spends Weekend In West Point

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with museum director Will Volker) The Mobile Children's Museum is parked outside the Nielsen Center in West Point this weekend as part of Nebraska's 150 Celebration.     Ho... Read More