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A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will research the impact of cover crops and grazing on soil health and system economics. The project is funded by a $74... Read More


In the Northern Plains Region (Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) there were 32,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on farms and ranches during the week of April 8-14, 2018, unchanged from the April 2017 reference week, accord... Read More

Over 9 inches of rain reported; heavy rain floods streets, roads and basements

Heavy rain Friday night and into Saturday has closed some Scotts Bluff County Roads, caused some minor flooding on city streets, and flooded basements. As of 3 pm Saturday afternoon, official rainfall totals in the region included: Scotts Blu... Read More

Former student to produce film about Hiram Scott College

KNEB News has learned that a former Hiram Scott College student is planning to produce a movie about the experiences of four students at the college. The movie by Matt Donahue of DRW Media emphasizes the fact that Hiram Scott was used by students,... Read More

(Day 1 Complete) State Track & Field: Class C

Here are the results from Class C for day one of the State Track and Field Championships at Burke Stadium in Omaha. BOLD indicates either a finals race (labeled FINALS) or that athlete has qualified for the finals tomorrow. Class C (G) FINAL... Read More

Blomenkamp's building new Runza in Chadron

Residents in Chadron are getting excited, as a popular restaurant chain will soon be one of the offerings up in Dawes County. Neal and Lora Blomenkamp will be opening a new Runza in Chadron later this year. They say their sons Spencer and Tanner w... Read More News: May 18, 2018

Today on News:  Neal and Lora Blomenkamp are expanding their Runza operations, and plan to open a new Runza restaurant in Chadron later this year Gering Senator John Stinner meets with constituents for an end of the year wrap-up sess... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding Failure of House to Pass Farm Bill

LINCOLN, NEB. – “We are extremely disappointed in the outcome of today’s failed vote in the House to secure passage of a new farm bill. This is not only a blow to Nebraska farm and ranch families who have dealt with farm income falling for five... Read More

Friday Five: Top Stories in Agriculture (May 18, 2018)

Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie host this week's Friday Five from the Nebraska Soybean Board  Studio, where they recap five agriculture headline stories from the week. STORIES 5. The USDA Weekly Crop Progress report indicated nationally... Read More

Gering High School's Hayley Allen named PVC Star Student of the Week

For the last Platte Valley Company's Star Student of the Week segment for the school year, a very deserving Junior at Gering High School was selected as this week's winner. Hayley Allen is not only a great student in the classroom, she's involved ... Read More

A Strong Foundation: Rooting for More Attention, Better Yields

Out of sight, out of mind. Roots perform a lot of heavy lifting for crop development, but do they get the attention they deserve? Researchers say no and are taking a fresh look at the mechanisms that influence root development and, in turn, yield. ... Read More