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Nominations Open for Meat Industry Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Nominations are now open for The 2017 MEAT INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME. Although nominations are especially encouraged from our board of directors and past inductees, anyone connected with the meat and poul... Read More

Black Market Hackers Selling Tractor Repair Software Illegally

A battle is brewing in at least eight states over “right-to-repair” legislation. Tractors have gone high tech and often require software downloads to aid in the repair process. FoxNewsTech.Com reports that software hackers overseas are crea... Read More

5 pounds of meth seized by Seward authorities

SEWARD - Seward County Sheriff’s Deputies seized over 5.5 pounds of methamphetamine on Interstate 80 near mile marker 379. A Seward County Deputy originally made contact with an Arizona male to assist the motorist at a closed gas station. The Depu... Read More

Two wildlife viewing blinds have been established for free public use in the North Platte area

NORTH PLATTE -- The public can view greater prairie-chickens and Sandhill cranes at public viewing blinds. Prairie-chicken blind A greater prairie-chicken viewing blind has been established southwest of North Platte at the Nebraska Cooperative ... Read More

Public Invited to 50th Anniversary Open House in Kearney

(Kearney, Neb.) – Central Community College-Kearney will celebrate CCC’s 50th anniversary April 13. The public is invited to an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hour... Read More

Status of New ALS-Resistant Inzen Sorghum Technology

A few roadblocks remain to the commercial introduction of the new ALS-resistant “Inzen” sorghum technology, although a major hurdle has been overcome with the announced 2016 registration approval of “Zest WDG herbicide.” Zest WDG is the dry f... Read More

Anti-Trump protesters clash with police in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A rally near downtown Omaha in support of President Donald Trump saw the arrest of some who showed up to protest the president. The Omaha World-Herald reports that at least three arrests were made Saturday as a small group of an... Read More

Early-Season Outlook for Wheat Diseases

Stripe rust and leaf rust: The rust diseases are some of the most important diseases in the state and annually cause more yield loss than most other diseases of wheat. The rust diseases often become established in Texas and Oklahoma before spreading ... Read More

Nebraska state colleges to see room, board hikes this fall

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State College Board has approved room and board increases starting in the fall. The Omaha World-Herald reports that board trustees approved hikes Friday from 3.5 percent to 5 percent at the state's three state colle... Read More

Researchers Look for Strategies to Reduce Wheat Yield Gap

Farmers aim to increase yield and profitability while maintaining stewardship of the land. With farming comes preserving the soil and being cautious in management practices to keep the ground functioning to its full potential. This may mean farmers c... Read More

Pets die in Lincoln apartment fire sparked by lighter, fumes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Four residents of a Lincoln apartment complex were rescued from a fire sparked when a resident inside one of the units tried to check the gas level in his scooter's tank using a cigarette lighter. The Lincoln Journal Star repo... Read More