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NRD Hall of Fame Inductees Announced at Husker Harvest Days

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – During Husker Harvest Days this afternoon, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) recognized three individuals, who will be inducted into the NRD Hall of Fame later this month. “Nebraska’s Natural Resources Dis... Read More

LIVE from Husker Harvest Days - The Sunrise Report, Day 2

Good morning from the Husker Harvest Days Grounds! It is going to be a windy and warm day at the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show. Grab a cup of joe and join Bryce Doeschot and Susan Littlefield LIVE from Husker Harvest Day... Read More

Video Reports from Husker Harvest Days (Day 2)

Day 2 Spotlights:  Have you seen the cattle displays at #HHD19? Darby Line from the Triangle J Ranch joined us from the show to discuss their ranch and why they choose Simmental cattle! Line also shares the benefits of being in the Nebraska... Read More

Video Reports from Husker Harvest Days (Day 2)

The Rural Radio Network has been busy reporting on the activities of the 2019 Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island. View today's video spotlight reports below! Day 1 Spotlights: Woah. Check out this NEW 2020 Kenworth with a Roto-Mix - Bill's Vo... Read More

WESTCO donates $10,000 to Ft. Laramie Canal Disaster Relief

WESTCO President and CEO David Briggs and Board Chairman Erik Petersen presented the Gering- Fort Laramie Irrigation District with a $10,000 donation Tuesday.  Briggs says the WESTCO Board is happy to support the District's recovery efforts, whic... Read More

Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary Recalls Ready-To-Eat Beef and Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

WASHINGTON– Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary, an Ankeny, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Sa... Read More

AEM Releases August Ag Equipment Sales Numbers

MILWAUKEE – August 2019 saw increases in U.S. sales of self-propelled combines and 4-wheel-drive tractors as well as total U.S. 2-wheel-drive tractor sales compared to August of last year, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipm... Read More

The Sunrise Report LIVE from Husker Harvest Days! (Day 1)

Grab a cup of joe and join Bryce and Susan LIVE from Husker Harvest Days! The Sunrise Report gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show! Coming up on this broadcast: - HHD Eats with The E... Read More

Gov. Ricketts: Let’s Stand Up for Nebraska’s Family Farmers

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman issued statements following news that radical anti-agriculture groups had called for a moratorium on livestock production in Nebraska. “Let’s ... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Statement Regarding Call for Moratorium on Nebraska Livestock Farms

The following statement can be attributed to Craig Head as spokesman for the Nebraska Farm Bureau. LINCOLN, NEB. – “Livestock farming is part of the heritage and fabric of Nebraska and a critical part of Nebraska agriculture. Enacting a state... Read More

National Farm Safety and Health Week on Sept. 15-21 to focus on women in agriculture

Several free training modules will seek to reduce injuries, illness in women More women than ever are actively engaged in farming operations across the United States. In celebration of National Farm Safety and Health Week on Sept. 15-21, seve... Read More

Husker Harvest Days - Video Reports (Monday)

  Pre-Show Spotlights Considering Drip Irrigation?  - Western Irrigation Spotlight 1 DTN Continues to Innovate What Makes Western Irrigation Different? - Western Irrigation Spotlight 2   Support FFA and Get a Great Deal on Tires... Read More

Futures One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

Corn was rated 55% in good-to-excellent condition, down 3 percentage points from 58% the previous week, while soybean condition was also rated 55%, unchanged from the previous week, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report. Corn in th... Read More

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Saunders County

LINCOLN—The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), confirmed a find of emerald ash borer (EAB) in Saunders County. The Nebraska Forest Service collected an EAB larva from a tree on pr... Read More