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NCGA Commends FSA Revision to Administrative County Rules

The Farm Service Agency recently approved a modification allowing growers on a farm with one or more tracts outside the administrative county the option to recalculate Agriculture Risk Coverage-CO ben... Read More

David City Aquinas tops Oakland-Craig 36-7 in Class C2 final

LINCOLN, Neb. Noah Pelan and Lane Napier combined to rush for 306 yards and three touchdowns, Spencer Maguire connected with Kenton Kobza for a 71-yard TD and No. 3 David City Aquinas defeated No. 6 Oakland-Craig 36-7 in the Class C2 championship gam... Read More

Huskers Host No. 18 Illinois on Wednesday

The fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team enters the final week of the regular season with an eight-match win streak and will look to continue it against No. 18 Illinois on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The match will be telev... Read More

2015-2016 Nebraska Ag Youth Council Members Announced

Today, Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Greg Ibach announced the selection of the members of the 2015-2016 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC). The Council is comprised of college-aged students from around the state who have a... Read More

Review of Nebraska prison sentences finds 1,242 with errors

A review of Nebraska prison sentences has found that nearly one in four inmates received sentences that were too short or too long because of errors in how ``good time'' credit was applied. The Department of Correctional Services said Tuesday that... Read More

November 24, 2015

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney, 3.85 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport, 3.85 (-0.05) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman, 3.85 (-0.05) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford, 4.02 (-0.07) New Alliance / Alliance, 4.02 (-0.07) Frenchman Valley Co-Op/Kimball, 3.85 (-0.04)... Read More

USDA Forecasts 38% Fall in Farm Income

Net U.S. farm income will drop 38% this year to $55.9 billion, the lowest level in more than a decade, reflecting depressed crop prices and softening dairy and hog markets, federal forecasters said Tuesday. USDA said net farm income will drop to the... Read More

Popular Insecticide Ban Would Leave Farmers Looking for Options

A series of court decisions and actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency threatens to remove a popular Dow AgroSciences insecticide. EPA recently proposed a ban of chlorpyrifos -- the active ingredient in Dow AgroScience's Lorsban, an org... Read More

U.S. Forest Service issues Christmas tree cutting permits

U-S Forest Service Christmas tree cutting permits for the Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands went on sale Monday. The $10 permits allow the purchaser to harvest one tree up to $15-feet tall in selected areas. Pine Ridge Ranger District Fores... Read More

Over 2,000 more Emergency Room visits at RWMC in 2015

The number of emergency room patients at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff has skyrocketed this year. Dr. Sheila Webb-Bowles, Emergency Medicine Physician with Regional West said that the hospital has already seen over 19,000 patients th... Read More

Contact: Bethany Johnston, Extension Educator, Central Sandhills Phone: 308-645-2267 Email: "The Quick Six,” a series of six meetings around the Panhandle in December sponsored by Nebraska Extension, will give beef produce... Read More