USDA Accepting Applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program

Salina, Kansas, January 27, 2015—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will make available $100 million this year through the Conservation Stewa... Read More

NCGA Responds to World Resources Institute Study

The National Corn Growers Association today issued the following statement in response to a study released by the World Resources Institute. Statement by Keith Alverson, South Dakota corn grower and a member of the Corn Board: "This 'new' study... Read More

 National Farmers Convention Speakers Offer  Farm Program Decision Advice

AMES, Iowa (Jan. 29, 2015)—Like it or lump it for five (farm program) years. Grain producers lock themselves into decisions they make about their FSA farm program participation for several crop cycles under the current ag law. So, National Farme... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers seek support for medical marijuana bill

Lawmakers say friends and family members who suffered from chronic illnesses have convinced them that Nebraska should allow medical marijuana. Senators on Friday rallied behind the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act, introduced by Sen. Tommy Garrett o... Read More

Man arrested after leading Nebraska law enforcement on chase

ST. PAUL, Neb.  Authorities say they have arrested a man who led police on a high-speed chase reaching up to 110 miles per hour through three Nebraska counties. The Wednesday pursuit started after Howard County Chief Deputy Mike Hoff tried to sto... Read More

Board of Regents elects Phares as chair

  The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Bob Phares as chairman for 2015. Phares, of North Platte, represents District 7 and was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2006 and elected in 2010. He served as vice chairman in 2... Read More

Sen. Moran Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Lift Cuba Travel Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today joined U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and a bipartisan group of senators to introduce legislation to end travel restrictions to Cuba. The Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015, S. 299, w... Read More

Woman accused in puppy drowning arrested on Florida warrant

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  A Florida woman accused of drowning a puppy at a Nebraska airport has been arrested on a Florida theft warrant. Hastings television station KHAS reports that Cynthia Anderson was rearrested Thursday after she'd posted bond to ... Read More

(VIDEO) Nebraska Farm Bureau Talks Property Tax with KRVN

The Nebraska Farm Bureau stopped by our studios yesterday and President Steve Nelson offered up his input on property tax, one of the biggest issues Nebraska agricultural producers are facing right now. The Rural Radio Network's Jesse Harding covers ... Read More

Second measles case confirmed in eastern Nebraska

  FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ Health officials have confirmed a second case of measles in a child residing in eastern Nebraska. The Three Rivers Health Department, along with the Douglas County Health Department, issued a news release Thursday anno... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission to Meet March 10

The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) will conduct a regular meeting Tuesday, March 10, at the Kansas Soybean Building in Topeka. It will begin at 8 a.m. During that meeting, the commissioners will discuss current and future research projects, marke... Read More