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(AUDIO) WPB Update 4-20-21

The school year is winding down for area schools, including West Point-Beemer. Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Andy Lewis has this announcement regarding the last day of school. Graduatio... Read More

UNMC, NE Extension announce June statewide tractor safety course for teens

Teens 14 or 15 years of age who work on farms, or others who are interested in learning about safe farming practices, are encouraged to register for this summer’s tractor safety training course, sponsored by the University of Nebraska Extension and... Read More


The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) Stewardship Week is one of the largest national programs to promote natural resource conservation. Celebrated annually since 1955 between the last Sunday in April and the first Sunday in May, ... Read More

Nebraska, Iowa, US Crop Progress Report

NEBRASKA CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION For the week ending April 18, 2021, there were 4.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 15% short, 77% ad... Read More

Huskers Fall to Texas in Regional Final

OMAHA, Neb. - The fifth-seeded Nebraska volleyball team saw its season come to an end Monday, as the Huskers fell to No. 4 seed Texas, 3-1 at the CHI Health Center in Omaha. Texas won the first set 25-22, before Nebraska bounced back to take the... Read More

The Economic Viability of Winter Wheat

NE Extension Webinar: Thursday, April 22, noon CDT With: Cody Creech, Dryland Systems Cropping Specialist, Nebraska Extension; Dave Petersen, Area Claims Manager, Rural Community Insurance Services; and Cory Walters, Associate Professor and Grain Ec... Read More


04-19-21 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 568 Beans - 1415 Humphrey Corn - 567 Beans - 1424 Laurel Corn - 572 Beans - 1420 Monroe Corn - 572 Beans - 1448 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 573 Beans - 1429 Royal Hub Corn - 572 Beans - 1420 Wakefield Corn ... Read More

Beef Improvement Federation Meeting Set for June 22-25

For the first time in two years, the Beef Improvement Federation’s annual meeting and research symposium will be held in person. Dan Loy, Iowa Beef Center director and beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, said Iowa Sta... Read More

Ag Organizations: Protect Mechanical Harvesting of Cover Crops

Last Thursday, the American Soybean Association and other agricultural and conservation organizations commented on the Natural Resources Conservation Services’ (NRCS) proposed revisions to the Cover Crop Conservation Practice Standard code 340. NRC... Read More

USDA grant supports ag production technology

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln project to support next-generation framework for variable-rate technology, which allows for optimal application of fertilizer and other crop inputs based on soil and crop variations in production agriculture, has rece... Read More

Huskers Men's Basketball Adds DePaul Transfer Keon Edwards

Lincoln – Nebraska men’s basketball added its second top-100 transfer of the spring on Monday, as Keon Edwards announced that he will join the Huskers for the 2021-22 season. Edwards, a 6-foot-7, 185-pound forward from Pasadena, Texas, comes to N... Read More