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Upper Big Blue NRD Makes State History with Precedent-Setting Initiative

YORK, Neb. – The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) is embarking on the first-ever combined water quality management and voluntary integrated management planning processes in partnershi... Read More

Lawsuit against top Panhandle law enforcement officers dismissed in U.S. District Court

Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Nebraska Crime Commission employees against Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman and Scottsbluff Police Chief Kevin Spencer. The... Read More

State Checkoff Aims to Improve Belizean Nutrition with Soy Protein

Belize is one of the poorest countries in Central America, with high incidence of undernourishment. To improve nutrition there and to help communities encourage healthier lifestyles, Xpand2 LLC (an international marketing consultancy) and the Kansas ... Read More

Senate Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp Production

An amendment to the Senate Farm Bill that recently passed out of the Ag Committee contains an amendment that would remove hemp from the federal definition of marijuana. The amendment, sponsored by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, would... Read More

EWC announces athletic academic achievements

The Athletic Department at Eastern Wyoming College has announced the recognition of several student athletes for high academic achievement. There were 32 student athletes named Academic All Region 9. The student athletes must have accumulated a mi... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 18, 2018

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency made a stop in Nebraska last week.  Bryce Doeschot reports... (Video) - Pruitt shares an update on WOTUS  Watch: Agriculture feature stories from the Rural Radio Network  ...... Read More

Ag Hit by Chinese Tariffs

OMAHA (DTN) -- Leaders from the American Soybean Association could only respond in dismay Friday after President Donald Trump announced he was going ahead with $34 billion in tariffs against Chinese technology products because China wasted little tim... Read More

Soaking rains once again reported in the panhandle

54 hour official rainfall total show the panhandle received another good soaking from weekend rains. The official totals include  a total of .63 of an inch from the official site at the Western Nebraska Regional Airport. But there were several repor... Read More

Nebraska High School Finals Results

HASTINGS, NEB. (June 17, 2018) – The Nebraska High School Rodeo season wrapped up last weekend with the high school finals in Hastings at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Rodeo athletes from across the Cornhusker State competed in two go-rounds on Jun... Read More

Administration Approves $50 Billion in 301 Tariffs

Farmers for Free Trade Executive Director Brian Kuehl  says the Trump Administration’s approval of $50 billion worth of imported goods from China is “scary.” The tariffs on Chinese imports will result in heavy retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agric... Read More

Pollinator week kicks off Monday June 18

National Pollinator Week June 18–24, will see a Syngenta team  embark on a road trip up the Monarch Highway (Interstate 35) to bring awareness to some of the people who contribute to pollinator health and stewardship. The I-35 corridor is recogniz... Read More