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Nebraska Wheat Harvest Wrapping Up

For the week ending July 23, 2017, temperatures averaged four to eight degrees above normal, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Measurable rainfall was received in ... Read More

Kansas State University meat scientists looking at new ways to preserve bacon

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Can a simple antioxidant bring more sizzle to American’s love affair with bacon? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they’re setting off on a project to figure it all out. Meat scientists have known for a l... Read More

Ne Dept of Ag Responds to Dicamba Complaints

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has experienced an increase in herbicide misuse complaints alleging crop damage due to herbicide products containing dicamba.  NDA’s pesticide and fertilizer program staff are actively investigating the... Read More

Man accused of burglary, stealing from Crane Trust

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - A former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee has been charged with burglarizing the service office in Wood River and stealing property from the service and cash from Crane Trust. The Grand Island Independent reports that J... Read More

Upper Big Blue NRD Receives Prestigious National Grant

York, NE--The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District was one of 19 districts in 14 states awarded a National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) grant to boost technical assistance capacity for urban agriculture conservation projects.  T... Read More

AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for ... Read More

Omaha Police Officers Face Charges In

A Nebraska prosecutor says he will charge two Omaha police officers with assault in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times.   Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine made the announcement Wedne... Read More

John Deere and Granular Collaborate

John Deere and Granular announced today a product development and co-marketing agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work to further integrate Granular’s Farm Management Software (FMS) product and the John Deere Ope... Read More

Penn State Set To Continue Success

CHICAGO - Penn State coach James Franklin hopes to match the success of last year with the Nittany Lions. After years of struggling following the Jerry Sandusky scandal Penn State broke through last year with 11 wins, a Big Ten Title and a near miss ... Read More

Truck driver takes plea deal in Lancaster County crash death

LINCOLN, Neb. - A Garland man charged with misdemeanor vehicular homicide has taken a plea deal in Lancaster County. Court records say 68-year-old Gary Jacobsen pleaded no contest Tuesday in a Lincoln courtroom. Prosecutors dropped a related charg... Read More

Nebraska Extension Specialist Responds to Dicamba Concerns

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 26, 2017 – Nebraska crop producers are joining others across the country in facing potential issues related to dicamba, a herbicide for broadleaf weed control. While the product has been available for a number of years,... Read More