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Space Farming? NASA Crew Plants Lettuce on the International Space Station

Astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS) are starting to plant their third on-orbit lettuce. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a new crew member aboard the ISS, started the Veg-03 experime... Read More

Aggie barrel racer leads national ranks

Fargo, N.D. – Two rodeo athletes from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Neb., won awards at the Bison Stampede last weekend in Fargo. The contest amid Great Plains Region college teams was hosted by North Dakota State Univ... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= VOLLEYBALL= Arcadia-Loup City def. Ainsworth, 25-20, 25-14, 25-10 Arlington def. Ashland-Greenwood, 26-24, 25-14, 13-25, 25-19 Broken Bow def. Hershey, 25-18, 25-21, 25-16 Central City def. Centenn... Read More

High School Football Scores

Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Class D-1 First Round Alma 44, Hemingford 32 Burwell 55, South Loup 7 Creighton 68, Diller-Odell 6 CWC 54, Sutherland 12 East Butler 34, High Plains Community 0 Elm Creek 36, Cambridge... Read More

Huskers Ready to Take On Wisconsin

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team practiced for 90 minutes in half pads and helmets Wednesday afternoon. Both the defense and offense started with stretching and individual drills in the Hawks Championship Center, before the offense move... Read More

(AUDIO) After Trade Mission, EU Companies Intent to Purchase NE Beef

Last week a Nebraska trade team promoted the state's beef in the European Union. On Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts and Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach announced six letters of intentions to purchase Nebraska beef. Representatives ... Read More

USDA Announces $45 Million in Grants to Help Agricultural Producers and Small Rural Businesses Develop New Products

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Oct. 27, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is providing more than $45 million to help farmers, ranchers, small businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide develop new product lines. USDA is investing i... Read More

Volleyball Sub District and District Pairings Released

Volleyball Sub District and District Pairings in the state of Nebraska were released on Thursday. Click on the link below and click on the Sub-Districts and Districts tab to view the pairings. Read More

Retail Fertilizer Trends DAP, 10-34-0 Hit Four-Month Lows

Average retail fertilizer prices remained virtually unchanged for the third week of October, coming off nine weeks of steady decline, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. All eight of the major fertilizer remain lower than the previous ... Read More

Oct. 27, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.71 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.71 (steady) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.71 (steady) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.15 (+0.03) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.15 (+0.03) Frenchman Va... Read More

Grim budget news for Wyoming K-12 funding

 State budget analysts say Wyoming K-12 schools will be short $103 million for the current two-year funding cycle because of the economic downturn. The drop was reported in the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group budget analysis released Monday.... Read More