Nebraska State Fair 2014


RRN's Dave Schroeder, with Executive Director Joseph McDermott and Marketing Director Shaun Schlief.   Schlief says this year's theme is "A Bumper Crop of Fun"...
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Cluck-N-Moo Burger


RRN's Mike LePorte talks to Steve Gold, Cluck Inc.  He has invented the Cluck-N-Moo burger which is half chicken and half beef.
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IANR Leadership Retreat


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green; IANR Update.
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Antibiotic Use In The Livestock Industry


RRN's Shalee Peters with Leanne Saunders President of Where Food Comes From Inc.,discussing antibiotic use in the livestock industry and issues they face with consumers. This coming off of Cargill's announcement to have their suppliers stop using Growth Promoting Antibiotics.
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Weather Update with Al Dutcher


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist.
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Small Agricultural Businesses


RRN's Shalee Peters, featuring Ken Keesaman on behalf of the NCBA with testimony from a hearing on small agricultural businesses.
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Child Nutrition Senate Hearing


RRN's Shalee Peters with Senator Debbie Stabenow on a Child Nutrition hearing held yesterday by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
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On the Road for Ag - Melody Benjamin


RRN's Shalee Peters with Melody Benjamin from the NE Cattlemen's Summer Meetings
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Growing Wheat Well #4



RRN's Joe Gangwish with Bob Graybosch, USDA wheat breeder with Ag Research Service
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Nebraska Cattlemen - Laura Field


RRN's Shalee Peters with Laura Field from the Nebraska Cattlemen on their Summer Road Trip Meetings
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Growing Wheat Well #3



RRN's Joe Gangwish with Steve Baenziger, Professor at UNL
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Nebraska Cattlemen Summer Road Trip


RRN's Shalee Peters with Kristin Hassebrook of the Nebraska Cattlemen talking about their summer road trip going on right now.
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Growing Wheat Well #2



Part 2: RRN's Joe Gangwish with Steve Baenziger, Professor at the University of Nebraska. We visit about this year's wheat crop conditions.
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Research On Decreasing Hog Manure


RRN's Mike LePorte with Microbiologist Cherie Ziemer from Ames Iowa on research they have done to decrease the amount of hog manure generated by pigs.
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Legislation To Combat The Waters of the U.S. Rule


RRN's Shalee Peters Ashley McDonald from the NCBA talking about legislation that was introduced to combat the Waters of the U.S. Rule
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Growing Wheat Well #1



RRN's Joe Gangwish with with Steve Baenziger, Professor at the University of Nebraska. We visit about this year's wheat crop conditions.
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Big Data Project


RRN's Mike LePorte with Brian Kemp, President of the Iowa Soybean Association on their Big Data project.
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E-Coli Research


RRN's Mike LePorte with T.G Nagaraja of Kansas State.  He is involved in research that is showing some improved testing methods for e-coli.
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Weather Update with Al Dutcher


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters with Anne Burkholder from the beef cattle welfare symposium
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Beef Welfare Symposium-Dr. Dave Daley


RRN's Shalee Peters with Dr. Dave Daley from the Beef Welfare Symposium
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Beef Welfare Symposium-Hanz Coetzee


RRN's Shalee Peters with Hanz Coetzee,  from ISU and the Beef Welfare Symposium.
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Beef Welfare Symposium-Dr. Dee Griffin


RRN's Shalee Peters with Dr. Dee Griffin from the Beef Welfare Symposium
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Beef Welfare Symposium-Renae and Grant Dewell


RRN's Shalee Peters with Renae and Grant Dewell from the Beef Welfare Symposium
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Zilmax Study


RRN's Shalee Peters with Ty Schmidt, UNL Professor on their Zilmax Study
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U.S. Senator Mike Johanns Discusses Current Issues


RRN's Mike LePorte with U.S. Senator Mike Johanns
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New Department Head for K-State Ag Economics


RRN's Dean Erickson with Allen Featherstone, new Department Head for K-State Ag Economics
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Mary Knapp, Kansas State Climatologist


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Kansas State Climatologist Mary Knapp discussing how this year's wheat harvest in Kansas can have far reaching affects.
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Big Data And How You Can Keep The Rights


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Billy Tiller, Founding member of the Grower Information Services Cooperative. We visit about Big Data and how farmers can keep the rights to the data they share with big companies.
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Nebraska Burn Conference


RRN's Shalee Peters with Harlan Grunded from the Loess Canyons Rangeland Alliance.
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Nebraska Burn Conference


RRN's Shalee Peters with Scott Stout, Landowner and Burnboss, from the Nebraska Burn Conference in Kearney
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Nebraska Burn Conference


RRN's Shalee Peters with Dr. Dirac Twidwell from the Nebraska Burn Conference
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Nebraska Burn Conference


RRN's Shalee Peters with Doug Whisenhunt with NRCS from the Nebraska Burn Conference
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IANR Report - July 12, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte visits with Dr. Ronnie Green.
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The Weather Next Week


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist, on the upcoming week's weather.
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Take A Second For Safety



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Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute


RRN's Mike LePorte with State Ag Director Greg Ibach on the 43rd annual go around for the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute going on in Lincoln this week.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 Report, July 9, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association Senior VP
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, July 9, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson reporting on a house ag committee hearing held this morning in Washington pertaining to Biotechnology in ag.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 Report, July 9, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Ron Moore from the American Soybean Association on joining the Precision Ag Institute
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Iowa's First Gallon of Cellulosic Ethanol


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Bob Dinneen of the Renewable Fuels Association talking about Iowa's first gallon of cellulosic ethanol.
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Biodiesel


RRN's Shalee Peters with Anne Steckel, National Biodiesel Boards VP of Federal Affairs
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Farm Safety Workshop in Lexington


RRN's Shalee Peters with Andy Jobman from the NCGA on the farm safety workshop held in Lexington, Nebraska.
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Hutchens Retiring From Nebraska Corn Board


RRN's Mike LePorte with Don Hutchens who is retiring after a long career as Executive Director of the Nebraska Corn Board.
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IANR Report - July 5, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dean and Director of Extension, Chuck Hibberd on efforts to University efforts to keep the public educated about agriculture.
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Passing of the Torch (Alarm Clock) KRVN



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Kansas Farm Income Figures


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Greg Ibendahl, Associate Professor of Ag Economics at Kansas State University about last year's farm income figures which are just now becoming available.
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4th of July Holiday Weather Outlook


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist, on the 4th of July Holiday outlook.
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Rural Radio Network visits with Congressman Adrian Smith



Dave Schroeder on the Rural Radio Network.   Congressman Adrian Smith stopped in Lexington earlier this week and touched on a variety of topics including Veteran's health care issues in the Third District....
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Weak Resistance to Herbicides in Soybreans


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Greg Fuyan of Weston, Nebraska, Director for Nebraska for the United Soybean Board talking about weak resistance to herbicides in soybeans.
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Leasing Pasture


RRN's Shalee Peters with Bethany Johnston, UNL Extension Educator.
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Common Sense Nebraska


RRN's Shalee Peters with Barb Cooksley, Vice President of the Nebraska Cattlemen.
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J-2 Regulating Reservoiers


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Mike Drain of Central and Landowner Jeff Carlson of Overton on the proposed J-2 Regulating Reservoirs SE of Lexington. July 1, 2014
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Common Sense Nebraska


RRN's Shalee Peters with Larry Sitzman, Executive Director, Nebraska Pork Producers. July 1, 2014
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Credit Availability in Rural America


RRN's Shalee Peters with Mr. Leonard Wolf, President & CEO, United Bank & Trust, on behalf of the American Bankers Association.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 30, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Joe Jeffrey, landowner affected by CNPPID proposed J-2 Regulating Reservoirs.
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IANR Report - June 28, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green on the virtues of the Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network.
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Pivot Insurance Claims


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Jim Baldanado about all the pivot claims this year due to severe weather.
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Luckey Receives Master of the Pork Industry Award


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Bill Luckey, diversified ag producer and director on the board of the Nebraska Rural Radio Association.   Bill recently received the 2014 Master of the Pork Industry Award.
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Ag Leaders Webinar on June 30th USDA Reports


RRN's Shalee Peters with Rich Nelson from Allendale Inc.
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New Board Member for the Nebraska Wheat Growers Association


RRN's Mike LePorte with Mark Spurgin of Paxton, Nebraska.  He is a new member of the Board of Directors for the Nebraska Wheat Growers Association.
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US Wheat Nigerian Trade Team


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Royce Schaneman, Executive Director of Nebraska Wheat Board on Nigerian trade team visit this week.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 24, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with David Barfield, Chief Engineer, Division of Water Resources, Kansas Department of Agriculture, at St. Francis, Kansas.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 24, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with Jake Worcester, ‎Assistant Secretary at Kansas Department of Agriculture, at St. Francis Kansas.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature, June 24, 2014


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Tim Brhel, Ag Finance Specialist, Water Street Solutions, "What Are Your Filters On Your Farm?"
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 23, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson With Lindsey Chichester of UNL Extension on heat stress.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 23, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Don Batie of Lexington who is a newly appointed member of the expanded Nebraska Natural Resources Commission.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-June 23, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Andy Moore on the Loess Canyon Rangeland Alliance Prescribed Fire Tour
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IANR Report - June 21, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green on the new Panhandle Research and Extension Center Director, Dr. Jack Whittier.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 20, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Scott Fecht of Holdrege Irrigation and Steve Koralewski of Big Red Irrigation from Gering on pivot damage in South Central Nebraska.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 20, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish visits with Minden producer David Grimes who has recently moved his operation from the Raymond area in Lancaster County.
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Al Dutcher Update


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-June 20, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on the Lesser Prairie Chicken.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 19, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Andy Fabin on behalf of the NCBA
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 18, 2014


RRN's Bob Brogan with Gov Heineman on recent storms.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 18, 2014


RRN's Dave Schroeder on the Rural Radio Network with Robin Zagurski a therapist and social worker with the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  Zagurski says anyone going through a disaster is going to react in a certain way.  She says there are several phases that people go through in disasters.  The first is the "heroic phase"...
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Cozad Irrigation Canal Rededication



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Rural Radio Network Report


RRN's Chad Moyer visits with the President of Cuming County Livestock Feeders Association, Steve Ott of Wisner, with reaction to the tornados that hit Stanton, Cuming, and Wayne counties yesterday, with a specific focus on impacts to feedyards in the area.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker June 17, 2014


Dave Schroeder has an update with Dwight Lane, KTIC & Nebraska Rural Radio Network on the situation in Pilger, Nebraska following Monday's tornado.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 16, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Randy Myers, fungicide product manager with Bayer Crop Science on Stratego use on hail damaged crops.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 16, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters With Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, Europe Trip
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IANR Report - June 14, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green on the Beef Improvement Federation meeting scheduled next week in Lincoln.
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Hail Damage Options



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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 13, 2014


Animal welfare is reaching down to the feedlot level as certain cattle suppliers will now be asked to provide some paperwork on how they care for and handle their animals.   RRN's Dave Schroeder with Melody Benjamin, Vice-President for Member Services for Nebraska Cattlemen on Tyson Foods' Farm Check at the Nebraska Cattlemen midyear meeting in Gothenburg. 
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 13, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Darren Vanness, Encirca Services Lead for Dupont Pioneer.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-June 12, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Laura Gretsky, Beef Ambassador, at the Nebraska Cattlemen Midyear Meeting
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 11, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte has comments from beef producer Dawn Caldwell of Edgar Nebraska and pork producer Chuck Wirth of Iowa.  They participated in a Food Dialogue event sponsored by U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance in Chicago yesterday.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 11, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Bethany Johnston on a new app for Cattlemen
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-June 11, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Ron Bolze, Coordinator, Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 10, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Jack Maddux, Maddux Cattle Company, on the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition and Nebraska Cattlemen "Summer Grazing Tour" in Southwest Nebraska.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 9, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Roger Elmore from Cropwatch hail meetings.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 9, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Todd Whitney, Hamilton County Extension, regarding decisions after the severe hail damage.
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U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 50th Anniversary



RRN's Shalee Peters with Larry Cundiff, at the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska.
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IANR Report - June 7, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dean of Extension Chuck Hibberd
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-June 6, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters, On the Road for Agriculture,  with Larry Cundiff, at the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, June 4, 2014


RRN's Chad Moyer at the World Pork Expo... National Pork Prod Council's VP of Industry Relations, Dallas Hockman, on an effort to meet with major companies and share information about pork production and the impact of supply chain announcements....
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-June 4, 2014


RRN's Chad Moyer at the World Pork Expo...Dr. Paul Sundberg with the National Pork Board updates the most resent research surrounding PED virus.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-June 4, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Greg Ibach, Nebraska State Ag Director about his current mission trip to Europe promoting Nebraska beef.
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters with Keith Thompson, No-Till producer from Kansas
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-June 3, 2014


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Jason Ladman, Director, Water Street Solutions, "Crop Insurance Throughout the Growing Season".
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, June 2, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with Anne Steckel, the VP of Federal Affairs for the National Biodiesel Board.
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IANR Report - May 30, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green on the 50th anniversary of the Meat Animal Research Center at Clay Center.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 30, 2014


Part 4 - Cover Crop Series
RRN's Joe Gangwish with Kevin Peck, Seed Coordinator for All Points Cooperative
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature, May 30, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist on the weather outlook for the week ahead
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 30, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Christine Bruhn from UC-Davis
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 29, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with Dave Schmidt, President and CEO of the International Food Information Council
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 29, 2014


Part 3 - Cover Crop Series
RRN's Joe Gangwish with  Dustin O'Hanlon of O'Hanlon Seed talking Cover Crop
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 29, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Vanessa Coffman
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 28, 2014


Part 2 - Cover Crop Series
RRN's Joe Gangwish with Rich Russell, Regional Sales Agronomist with Arrow Seed
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 27, 2014


Part 1 - Cover Crop Series
RRN's Joe Gangwish visits with Nic Neimeier of LaCrosse Seed about cover crops.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 27, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Jenny Rees
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-May 27, 2014


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Jason Ladman, Director, Water Street Solutions
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IANR Report - May 24, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green on the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Symposium on Climate Variability that was held this past week in Washington
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 23, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Dr. Steve Kitt of Pillen Family Farms
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 23, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters visits with Jude Capper from the Sandhills Cattlemen's Convention
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Rural Radio Network-Al Dutcher-May 23, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 23, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters Dave Nichols, Past President of the Sandhill's Cattle Association
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 22, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters from Sandhills Cattlemen's Convention with Jude Capper
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 22, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Tom Eickhoff, Corn Systems Lead at Monsanto.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 21, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Tracy Behnken of UNL Extension-Dodge County about their recent Ag Literacy Festival.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 21, 2014


Renewable Fuels - RRN's Shalee Peters with Jim Miller, VP & Chief Economist, Growth Energy
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 20, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Bryce Anderson
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 20, 2014


RRN's Jayson Jorgensen with Greg Sharp of The Husker Sports Network.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-May 20, 2014


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Jason Ladman, Director, Water Street Solutions "Three Questions Every Farm Operator Should Be Asking"
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 19, 2014


RRN's Dean Ericson visits with Michael Stamm, canola breeder from K-State.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 19, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish visits with Dr. John Pollack of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center at Clay Center, Nebraska on their 50th anniversary and some of their accomplishments.
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KRVN Spring Break, May 16, 2014



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IANR Report - May 17, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green on this past week's "Roads Scholar Tour"
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 16, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with Nebraska State Ag Director Greg Ibach on cooperative agreement between South Dakota and Nebraska concerning interstate travel of cattle for grazing.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 16, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Drought Mitigation Center Climatologist Brian Fuchs on some drought relief from last week's storms.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-May 16, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Assistant Kansas State Climatologist Mary Knapp on the upcoming weekly weather.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 15, 2014


Dr. Patrick Webb, Pork Checkoff director of swine health programs on a resource the Pork Checkoff is offering on foreign animal disease preparedness.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 15, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Eva Zourek - Kansas State Entomolgy Lab, Bug Identification
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-May 15, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Heidi Heitkamp-Senator from North Dakota on the Biodiesel Industry
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 15, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Dick Durbin, US Senator from Illinois, on Biodiesel.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 14, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Howard Raymond of Nebraska Antique Farming Association on the
Tractor Relay Across Nebraska coming up the first part of June 2014.
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Children's Groundwater Festival - 2014



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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-May 14, 2014



With Dr. Travis Van Anne, Professional Services Veterinarian with Boeheringer Ingelheim Vetmedica on some spring recommendations for the new calves.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 14, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Marcia Lee, Information/Education Specialist, Central Platte Natural Resources District
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 13, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters - Newsmaker featuring Marcia Lee and Keanna Leonard
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters with Elizabeth Killinger
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 13, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Dave Boxler- UNL Livestock Entomology Extension Educator
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 12, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Ty Schmidt of UNL on cattle temperament and feedlot performance.
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IANR Report - May 10, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 9, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Brandon Hunnicutt from Giltner, Ne talking about a better communications policy for agriculture.
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Rural Radio Network Report, Al Dutcher, May 9, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 9, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Terry Reily with an outlook on the reports getting set to release today.
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KRVN Spring Break, May 7, 2014



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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, May 8, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Craig Brewster, new Nebraska Bankers Association President on the climate of the ag banking sector in Nebraska.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 8, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with United States Senator Mike Johanns.
"Washington Watch"
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 8, 2014


Washington Watch, RRN's Leslie Smith with Representative Adrian Smith
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 7, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy,  -  "Waters of United States" and  Renewable Fuels Standard.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-May 7, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with Bob Dinneen, CEO, Renewable Fuels Association
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters with Nebraska National Farmers Union President John Hansen on the meeting he held with South Dakota and Minnesota NFU Presidents over delays in rail car agriculture shipments.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 7, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with Colin Woodall, Vice President of Government Affairs, National Cattlemen's Beef Association.
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Rural Radio Network Report, Washington Watch, May 6, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with Ashley McDonald, NCBA Environmental Counsel, Overturning SPCC regulations - fuel storage limitations.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, Washington Watch, May 6, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with American Farm Bureau Sr. Director of Regulatory Relations Don Parrish
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-May 6, 2014


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Darren Fry, President and CEO, Water Street Solutions
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 6, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with Kathy Mathers, The Fertilizer Institute, Formation of "Responsible Ag Group" - to prevent disasters like West, Texas.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Feature, May 5, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with UNL Agronomy Professor Jim Specht on new data concerning soybean planting depth.
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IANR Report - May 3, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish visits with UNL Dean and Director of Extension, Chuck Hibberd.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Feature, May 2, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Damon Palmer of Dow AgroSciences on the EPA's proposal to register "Enlist Duo" herbicide.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 2, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with Dr. Justin Smith of the Kansas Department of Agriculture
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Rural Radio Network Report, Al Dutcher, May 2, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Nebraska State Climatologist, Al Dutcher
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 2, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Ben Handcock, Executive VP for the Wheat Quality Council.
Final remarks from the Kansas Wheat Tour.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-May 1, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Ben Handcock, Executive VP for the Wheat Quality Council.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, May 1, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Mark Hodges Executive Director of Oklahoma Genetics, Inc. and Plains Grains, Inc. Discussion of the dismal condition of the wheat crop in Western OK, KS, and Eastern CO.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Feature, April 30, 2014


RRN's Chad Moyer reporting: NE Farm Bureau PAC endorses Ben Sasse for US Senate.  Comments with PAC Chair Mark MacHargue from Central City and Candidate Ben Sasse.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-April 30, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Jeanne Faulk Jones- K-State Research and Extension for NWKS.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 30, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Dave Green, Director of Quality Control for ADM Milling
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 30, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Ben Handcock, Executive VP for the Wheat Quality Council
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters with Walter Muhlen who's here from Brazil.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, April 29, 2014


RRN's Dean Erickson with Chris Chance, CEO and co-founder of HyperSight Imaging.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 29, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Bruce Anderson UNL Extension Forage Specialist.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-April 29, 2014


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Andy Hoerr, Field Representative, Water Street Solutions.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 29, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Ben Handcock on the Kansas Wheat Tour.
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Rural Radio Network Report, April 28, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with UNL Cropping Systems Specialist Roger Elmore on cooler temps affecting planting and emergence.

Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 28, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Barb Kliment, Executive Director of Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board on DuPont Pioneer announcement to undergo more sorghum research.
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IANR Report - April 26, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green on Heuermann lecture series.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 25, 2014


RRN's Chad Moyer hightlights the 3rd Annual Husker Food Connection held April 24, 2014 on the University of Nebraska City Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Guests include A-FAN intern Lucas Fricke, A-FAN Organization Director Willow Holoubek, and participant Ben Rice from Firth, Nebraska, a new Nebraska State FFA Officer.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Feature, April 25, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with Greg Peterson of the Peterson Farm Bros. of Kansas - Famous for parodies featuring agriculture.
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Rural Radio Network Report, Al Dutcher, April 25, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist.
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Rural Radio Network Report, April 2014


"Corn on Corn" - RRN's Shalee Peters with Laura Gentry, Director of Water Quality Research, Illinois Corn Growers Association
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 24, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with attorney George Vinton of North Platte on Medicine Creek flooding due to E-CORPE.
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Rural Radio Network Report, April 24, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Anthony Arts of the Nebraska Farm Bureau on CDL deregulation for Nebraska farm trucks.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 23, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Jenny Rees
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On the Road for Ag-RRN's Shalee Peters with Courtney Rodgers


On the Road for Agriculture with RRN's Shalee Peters
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On the Road for Ag-RRN's Shalee Peters with Alice Henneman


On the Road for Agriculture with RRN's Shalee Peters
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, April 23, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish introduces Tom Bius of Growth Energy and Bob Dineen of the Renewable Fuels Association.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-April 23, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Janell Anderson Erhke on the Grow Nebraska MarkeTech Conference
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 23, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Gregg Hanzlcek on calf scours.
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Rural Radio Network Report, April 22, 2014


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Jason Ladman, Director, Water Street Solutions
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 22, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Loren Giesler on Soybean Cyst Nematode.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 p.m. Report, April 21, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Bob Dineen.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 21, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith - "Farmland" film.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 21, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Justin Waggoner, Kansas State University Beef Specialist
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IANR Report - April 19, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green discussing the Innovation Campus.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 18, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with University of Nebraska Cropping Systems Specialist Greg Kruger on Palmer Amaranth.
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Rural Radio Network Report-Al Dutcher, April 18, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with State Climatologist Al Dutcher on weather forecasts.
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 18, 2014


RRN'S Shalee Peters with Justin Waggoner, KSU Beef Specialist on the Beef Roundup.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 17, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Keith Harmoney
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature, April 17, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters Beef Roundup Feature with Bob Gillen.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 16, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Erin Clason, District Director of FSA in Beaver City, Nebraska on livestock disaster assistance programs.
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Rural Radio Network 1:22 P.M. Feature, April 16, 2014


RRN's Chad Moyer with Deputy Secrtary of Ag Krista Harden. Harden visted a farm near Waverly, Nebraska, today.
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Rural Radio Network Feature, April 16, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with NFB's Jay Rempe on Ag Land Valuations increasing again this year.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 15, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Tom Carlson on the Water Bill in the Nebraska Legislature.
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Rural Radio Network Feature, April 15, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Chandler Goule- Senior VP of Programs for the NFU
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RRN Report, Beef Checkoff Report, April 15, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Adam Wegner, Director of Marketing, Nebraska Beef Council.
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RRN Report, Beef Checkoff Report, April 15, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Adam Wegner, Director of Marketing, Nebraska Beef Council.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker. April 14, 2014


RRN's Chad Moyer with Jeremy Van Boening, veterinarian from Alma, Nebraska, Chair of the NE Cattlemen Animal Health Committee, and was a presenter at the National Institute for Animal Agriculure forum on trichomoniasis recently in Omaha.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 14, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Bob Anderson, Executive Director of the Nebraska Coop Council.
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IANR Report - April 12, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green
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Rural Radio Network Feature, April 11, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Jill Brown of IANR
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 11, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with State FFA Officers Bryce Dooskit and Ashton Troosbery
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Rural Radio Network Report-Al Dutcher, April 11, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 11, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with Steve Nelson, President, Nebraska Farm Bureau
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Rural Radio Network Report, April 10, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish, with Jolanda Junge, Executive Director of We Support Agriculture.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker, April 10, 2014


RRN's Joe Gangwish, with Nate Jenkins on the N-COR project to help with compact requirements for in-flows on the Republican River.
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Rural Radio Network 12:19 p.m. Feature-April 10, 2014


KRVN's Jayson Jorgensen, Sports Director, with Sean Callahan, of HuskerOnline.com
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 10, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters "Cracking the Millennial Code"
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Rural Radio Network Report 1:21 p.m.-April 9, 2014


RRN's Shalee Peters with U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, on Advanced Biofuels.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker-April 9, 2014


RRN'S Joe Gangwish with Don Hutchens, Exec. Director of the Nebraska Corn Board
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Rural Radio Network 7:40 a.m. Report-April 9, 2014


RRN's Leslie Smith with Dr. Pat Reece - Grazing Management Outlook/Tips

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Growing Industrial Hemp


RRN's Leslie Smith with Chris Boucher, US Hemp Oil Vice President
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker


RRN's Shalee Peters with K-State Extension Specialist Art Barnaby on crop insurance changes in the Farm Bill.
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Rural Radio Network Report


RRN's Dewey Nelson with Water Street Solutions-April 8, 2014
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Rural Radio Network Report


RRN's Joe Gangwish visits with Paul Jasa, UNL Extension Engineer about setting up your planter properly.
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Rural Radio Network Newsmaker


RRN's Leslie Smith - Great American Wheat Harvest Documentary, Jim & Tracy Zeorian & Conrad Weaver
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Industrial Hemp: A crop of untapped potential


RRN's Leslie Smith with Chris Boucher, US Hemp Oil Vice President
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IANR Report - April 5, 2014


RRN's Mike LePorte with Dr. Ronnie Green
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Rural Radio Network Feature


RRN's Joe Gangwish with Al Dutcher, Nebraska State Climatologist
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RRN's Joe Gangwish Reports


It's been an important session for agriculture in the Nebraska legislature.
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters with Donald Wilhite at the Great Plains Symposium
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On the Road for Ag


RRN's Shalee Peters with Doug Kluck at the Great Plains Symposium
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RRN's Joe Gangwish with Dr. Terry Hejny on LEAD 34

Terry Hejny gives the latest on recruitment for Nebraska LEAD Group 34 from the KRVN Studios.



RRN's Shalee Peters with Jeff Rudolf of Nebraska Cattlemen

Shalee visits with Jeff Rudolf on National Ag Day, 3/25/14 about Dawson County, Nebraska's Livestock Friendly Designation


Mike LePorte with Tim Rowe

Interview with Tim Rowe, the father of the Farm Family of the Year. Rowe and his family were honored in the 2014 Lexington Chamber Farmer and Rancher Appreciation Banquet.