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Goose Lake to reopen after treatment of invasive water plant

CHAMBERS, Neb.  Goose Lake Wildlife Management Area in northern Nebraska will reopen this weekend after the area has been treated to keep an invasive aquatic plant from spreading. The Nebraska Gam... Read More

Long-Time K-State Agronomy and Soil Fertility Specialist to Retire

Dave Mengel, former head of the Kansas State University Department of Agronomy and long-time extension soil fertility specialist, will retire in June. Mengel was hired as head of the agronomy department in 1998 and served in that position until la... Read More

Crash victim's parents file complaint against Nebraska judge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The parents of an Iowa woman who authorities say was killed by a drunken driver in the country illegally have filed a complaint with the Nebraska Supreme Court against the judge who set the now-missing suspect's bail.  Bail was ... Read More

NCBA President Testifies on the Farm Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Today, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Tracy Brunner testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. Brunner, a fourth generation rancher and cattle feeder from... Read More

Petition drive forcing recall election on Madison mayor

MADISON, Neb.  Petition drive organizers have obtained enough valid signatures to force a recall election on the mayor of Madison in northeast Nebraska. The Madison County election commissioner says 229 signatures of registered Madison voters hav... Read More

(AUDIO) Governor Announces Trade Mission to China

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced he will lead a trade mission, November 9-15, 2016 to meet with investors and host events in Xi’an, Shanghai, and Hong Kong to strengthen Nebraska’s relationships with the state’s fourth largest trading pa... Read More

Waldron Earns Big Ten Honor

Lincoln – After being named Big Ten Co-Pitcher and Big Ten Freshman of the Week last week, Nebraska freshman Matt Waldron was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Tuesday morning. It’s the first time a Husker has earned consecutive Big Ten Fresh... Read More

Study: Corn Exports Add $74.7 Billion To US Economy

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2016) – Exports of U.S. corn and corn products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output in 2014, with sales of all U.S. feed grain products contributing $82 billion, according to a new analysis conducted by Informa Econ... Read More

Voluntary Water Quality Program in Iowa Not Without Challenges

The Associated Press is reporting that Iowa’s voluntary state program that aims to improve water quality practices at farms around Iowa is entering its fourth year and facing new questions regarding credibility of the voluntary approach, and well a... Read More

(AUDIO) NE Farm Bureau Board Discusses Policies in DC

Nebraska Farm Bureau Board members are in DC this week promoting Nebraska agriculture. The group returns on Wednesday, May 25. The annual board trip usual takes place in March had been moved to May. NE Farm Bureau President Steve Nelson says, “It'... Read More

GOP governors, including Nebraska ask FCC to address illegal prison cellphones

COLUMBIA, S.C.  South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is among 10 Republican governors urging the Federal Communications Commission to give states more autonomy in combatting cellphone use by inmates who have them illegally in prison. Haley on Monday w... Read More