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Fertilizing Pastures in May?

Fertilizing cool season pastures can help you take full advantage of recent spring rains. Grass growth is stimulated by nitrogen fertilizer just like other crops.  One key to profitable fertilizing o... Read More

Chadron teen honored for acing ACT exam

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Education recognized 17 Nebraska high school students for their academic achievement in earning top scores of 36 on the ACT or a 1600 on the SAT college admissions exam. One of those eli... Read More

Agricultural Economic and Technology Summit Coming to Kearney

LINCOLN, NE. – From global trade to the data and technology use, Nebraska farmers, ranchers, and agriculture professionals will get the information they need to develop strategies for not only this year’s growing and marketing season, but also to... Read More

Hagge Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference released its final weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season on Monday and Nebraska freshman outfielder Mojo Hagge was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The Omaha native hit .462 (6-for-13) last week at Penn Stat... Read More

Let's Grow Awards Seven Grants in Fifth Round

Seven new grant requests were selected for funding when the Let's Grow Committee met in Denver in early May to consider proposals for the fifth round of grants. The committee has now awarded 57 grants totaling nearly $950,000 in the past three years.... Read More

May 22, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.16 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.16 (-0.02) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.16 (-0.02) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.37 (-0.02) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.37(-0.02) Frenchman Valley... Read More

Senate Ag to Hold Farm Economy Hearing

The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing on the farm economy conditions Thursday, May 25th. Announced by leadership of the committee, Senators Pat Roberts, and Debbie Stabenow, the hearing is titled "Examining the Farm Economy: Perspectiv... Read More

Memorial Day visitors to Lake Minatare need to reserve spots as soon as possible

Memorial Day is usually the summer holiday weekend most impacted by the weather, and with a chance of showers each day this weekend, this year sets up to be no exception. Lake Minatare Receration Area Superintendent Dan Thornton says this weekend ... Read More

Trump Plan to Balance Budget Includes Farm Subsidy Cuts

A budget plan President Donald Trump is expected to submit to Congress Tuesday includes steep cuts to farm subsidies, according to Bloomberg News. The 2018 budget proposal, which would begin the process of balancing the budget within ten years, would... Read More

JBS Scandal Grows in Brazil

OMAHA (DTN) -- The world's largest meatpacker -- and second-largest global food company -- is directly involved with a bribery scandal at the highest levels in its home country of Brazil, but there is no indication JBS S.A. is facing investigations i... Read More

Gering man accused of burglarizing Bluffs storage unit

A Gering man has been charged with the burglary of a Scottsbluff storage unit. Court documents accuse 19 year old Jonathan Van Galder of breaking into a unit in the 200 block of East 16th street and removing an engine hoist, a camera and a Panason... Read More