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Nebraska Delegation to Focus on Farm Bill at Upcoming Listening Session

LINCOLN, NEB. – All five members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation will take part in an upcoming farm bill listening session hosted by several Nebraska agricultural organizations. The Nebrask... Read More

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll. Local grocery stores maintain market sha... Read More

(VIDEO) 2017 Midwestern Crop Tour Kicked Off Monday

The Farm Journal Midwestern Crop Tour, for the western leg, started Monday morning in Sioux City, South Dakota. participants made their way to Grand Island, Nebraska, on several different routes. Final averages of corn yields and pod bean coun... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Perdue Details Response to Recent Wildfires

(Washington. D.C.- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  outlined the U.S. Forest Service’s assets and responses to a recent outbreak of extreme wildfires over large parts of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies.  The fires, affecting... Read More

Farm Debt Likely to Reach All-Time High in 2017

Low commodity prices have made things tough by bringing down land values, tightening balance sheets, and increasing the stress level of America’s producers. Unfortunately, that means farmers are continuing to take on more debt. The amount of out... Read More

(Audio) St. Paul Lutheran School Students Enjoy Eclipse In Seward

(click on news/podcast to hear interviews with students)   St. Paul Lutheran School in West Point bused kids to Concordia College in Seward to view the solar eclipse.   Chad Moyer talked with several students following the event... Read More

Eclipse Travelers Urged To Use Caution As They Return Home

As Nebraska’s single largest tourism event draws to a close, Nebraska Emergency Management Agency officials are urging travelers to maintain patience and vigilance as they return home.   “As motorists return home, we urge them to conti... Read More

Report Neutral for Corn, Soybeans as Conditions Remain Mostly Stable

Crop conditions were mostly stable last week with corn condition unchanged from the previous week and soybean condition up just 1 percentage point in the good-to-excellent category, according to USDA's weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. ... Read More

Secretary Perdue Announces Tony Tooke as New Forest Service Chief

(Washington, D.C., August 21, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced Tony Tooke will serve as the new Chief of the U.S. Forest Service. Tooke has worked for the Forest Service since age 18 and currently is the Regional ... Read More

Teen Killed In Crash In Saunders County

  The Saunders County Sheriff's Office reports a single vehicle crash on County Road 8 north of County Road A has left a 16-year-old boy dead.   The crash took place Sunday afternoon around 5:30.   Witnesses say the vehi... Read More

Nebraska FFA Foundation Raises Money for Jacket Program

Now you can give one of the most symbolic pieces of FFA membership to an FFA member. Through the Blue Jackets. Bright Futures. program, the Nebraska FFA Foundation strives to provide all deserving FFA members in Nebraska with a free FFA jacket a... Read More