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Gas prices jump by 5 cents over past 2 weeks, averages $2.32

CAMARILLO, Calif.  -- The average price of gasoline has jumped by a nickel over the past two weeks to $2.32 a gallon for regular grade. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the hike i... Read More

Land Affordability, Availability Moving Cattle Indoors

Some Midwestern corn and soybean producers may want to get into the cattle business, but with land still averaging more than $8,000 an acre, it's impossible to pencil in a profit using traditional methods. Jeff Morse, Council Bluffs, Iowa, did that m... Read More

USDA Crop Progress Numbers Bearish for Wheat, Soybeans; Neutral for Corn

Corn planting and emergence continued to run ahead of the five-year average in the week ended May 22, according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report. Corn is 86% planted, compared to 75% last week, 90% last year and a five-year average of 85%. Em... Read More

Use Dormant Native Range and Supplements to Possibly Improve Cow Herd Efficiency

Maintaining cow herd nutritional requirements in an economically feasible way is vital to efficient cattle production, according to John Jaeger, Kansas State University associate professor of animal sciences. Jaeger has researched how producers can u... Read More

Construction begins on new Alma airport terminal

ALMA, Neb.  - Construction has begun on a new airport terminal at Alma on the southern border of Nebraska. The Kearney Hub reports that it's hoped the new facility will draw more air traffic to the south-central town of 1,100. Alma City Administr... Read More

Kansas man pleads guilty to aiding foiled bomb plot

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP)- The man accused of conspiring in a foiled plot to bomb a Kansas military base on behalf of the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty to conspiracy. Alexander E. Blair changed his plea to guilty Monday in a Topeka federal court.... Read More

Kansas Lawmakers Expect to Consider Transgender Restroom Use

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Republican lawmakers say they anticipate taking up the issue of transgender school bathrooms upon reconvening next week. The issue gained attention after the Obama administration’s recent guidance that transgender students at ... Read More

Huelskamp nmes

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) today announced that he has received the “Hero of Main Street” award from the National Retail Federation for his support of legislation critical to the retail industry. Huelskamp is part of a bi-pa... Read More

Deere Tightens Leasing Terms

Deere & Co. said on Friday it has tightened conditions for renting equipment as a slump in farming incomes has led customers to prefer leasing rather than buying its agricultural machinery. In the face of lower crop prices, farmers in the U.S., ... Read More

Nebraska Gasoline Blends Top 13 Billion Gallons of Ethanol

High octane, less expensive, locally produced, renewable – no matter the reason, Nebraska motor fuel sales show that drivers continue to choose ethanol-blended gasoline. According to the Nebraska Department of Revenue Motor Fuels Division, in th... Read More

(AUDIO) Seatbelt enforcement ramps up for holiday travel

LEXINGTON - Beginning Monday, the Lexington Police Department will join a nationwide "Click It or Ticket" enforcement effort. The event will run from Monday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 5. Officers will be placing special emphasis on drivers who... Read More