Stone Hearth Estates receives bronze quality award

Stone Hearth Estates in Gothenburg recently received a bronze quality award. Administrator Barb Nuxoll says the award is rare. "This award is given out once a year. And we were 1 out of 49 assisted... Read More

How to Carry More Cattle by Making the Land You Have More Productive - Fall Forage Tour

McPHERSON, KS (Oct. 20, 2014) - Cattlemen and producers are invited to the Fall Forage Tour, Friday, October 31, 2014 and Saturday, November 1, 2014. The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. on both days at the Dale Strickler Farm, one mile south of Courtlan... Read More

Project to close I-80 near Kearney

A message board project will force overnight closures on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska next month. The Nebraska Roads Department says a stretch of the westbound lanes east of Kearney will be closed between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. on Nov. 5 an... Read More

WTO says US has not complied with meat labeling ruling

ENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has not done enough to change its meat labeling rules after losing a World Trade Organization challenge brought by Mexico and Canada, the WTO said on Monday. The WTO ruled in June 2012 that the U.S. meat labeling ... Read More

Douglas County Farm Bureau Donates to Omaha Children’s Museum Farm Exhibit

OMAHA, NEB. Oct. 2014 – Douglas County Farm Bureau has donated $25,000 to become the lead sponsor of the Omaha Children’s Museum “Once Upon a Farm” exhibit, Larry Hadan, president of the Douglas County Farm Bureau said Oct. 18. “Agricult... Read More

2 people die in northeast Nebraska accidents

EMERSON, Neb. (AP) _ Two people have been killed in separate rollover accidents in northeast Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says 21-year-old Chase Miller was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash near Emerson early Saturday morning. The other... Read More

Export Exchange this week

Export Exchange 2015 kicks off October 20 in Seattle. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council and the Renewable Fuels Association, brings export customers to U.S. exporters. Trade teams from 30 top destinations for U.S. corn, barley, sorghum ... Read More

Perdue Farms Antibiotic Free

A Perdue Farms brand is now verified as antibiotic free, made with no antibiotic, ever. The company announced last week its’ Simple Smart brand of fully cooked, frozen breaded products are now USDA Process Verified for being made from chickens rais... Read More

Top Republicans make gay marriage issue in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races. Both publicly declar... Read More

UNK sends out New Frontiers

UNK has put out a new publication called New Frontiers. Chancellor Doug Kristensen says the publication focuses on faculty members. "This New Frontiers honors eight faculty members. It's an in depth, very nice piece about each of these faculty mem... Read More

European Farm Groups Asked EU to Approve GM Varieties

Six European farm groups asked the European Union last week to approve eight genetically modified grain varieties to be used in food and feed processing before the current commission leaves office on November 1. The groups said in a joint release tha... Read More