Proposed egg farm drawing complaints in Turner County

PARKER, S.D. (AP) _ A Sioux Falls-based company hopes to more than double the number of egg-laying hens in South Dakota by opening a large chicken operation near Parker. Sonstegard Foods hopes to p... Read More

Temp swings continue to cause quality issues in sugar beet piles

With the annual sugar beet campaign at 82 percent complete locally, Western Sugar Cooperative is continuing to see condition issues in the beets they're processing due to fluctuating temperatures. Jerry Darnell with Western Sugar tells KNEB News t... Read More

Dr. Vince Bjorling named Chamber

Annual awards were presented this evening (Tuesday) as the Scottsbluff Gering United Chamber of Commerce held their annual banquet at the Gering Civic Center. Each of the three awards were presented by last year's recipient. First of all, last yea... Read More

District settles on route for power line through Sandhills

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Public Power District has settled on a final route for a new high-voltage power line that will cross several counties in the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region. The district announced the decision on ... Read More

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Obama administration is proposing to open up drilling off a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast for the first time, even as it restricts drilling off Alaska. The plan, unveiled Tuesday, envisions auctioning areas off Virginia, ... Read More

Food Processing Center Offers Seminar for Entrepreneurs

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 – The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides the National Food Entrepreneur Program, which is specifically designed to assist individuals who want to start a food business.       The p... Read More

2015 Kansas Farmers Market

Farmers’ markets are growing across the state and continue to be an important source of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy and other value added agricultural products from small towns to large metropolitan areas. Markets in Kansas h... Read More

Women In Agriculture Conference to Celebrate 30 Years of Programming

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 — Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for their farms and ranches, their communities, their families and themselves at the 30th Women in Agriculture Conference, the longest-running w... Read More

Nebraska AG vows to continue fight against Colorado pot

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is defending his state's lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying he doesn't want Colorado's ``failed experiment'' to spill over into Nebraska. The new Republican attorney general argued in a... Read More

Growers Statwide to Share On-Farm Research

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 Farm operators and agronomists from across the state are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research update program Feb. 13 at the Hall County Extension Office located on the College Park Campus in Gr... Read More

Rural Radio Network Adds Two New Employees

The New Year has also brought new staff to the farm department at KRVN. You might have already heard the recent hires, Jesse Harding and Trey Blomenkamp, on the air. They both have hit the ground running in producing reports and traveling the coverag... Read More