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Pilot Killed in Crop-Duster Crash

Authorities say a crop-dusting pilot has died in the crash of the plane he was flying in eastern Nebraska. The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. Thursday, about three miles northeast of David C... Read More

Fourth Travel-related Case of Mosquito-borne Zika Virus  Reported in Nebraska

Lincoln – A fourth case of travel-related Zika virus was recently reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The person is a woman in her 30s from Lancaster County who recently traveled to a Zika-affected country. She wasn... Read More

State Troopers assaulted on I-80

(Lexington, Neb.)- Two Nebraska State Patrol Troopers received minor injuries when they were assaulted by a pedestrian around 10:50 Thursday morning, July 28, on Interstate 80 near Lexington. When the Troopers contacted the 45-year old male, wh... Read More

Cover Crop Survey Reflects Enthusiasm for the Soil-Saving Practice

Insight from 2,020 farmers from across the country reflected enthusiasm for cover crops and—for the fourth year in a row—found a yield boost in corn and soybeans following cover crops. Multi-year data from the survey shows the yield boost increas... Read More

Neb. AG. announces settlement with Florida company over alleged postcard scheme

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has announced a settlement with Florida-based businesses United Business Services, LLC and Corporations Filing Service, LLC, as well as their principals James L. Beard and Sean M. Shaughnessy, resolving an inve... Read More

Crop production efficiency, margin improvement are aim of Aug. 24 field day in Hays

HAYS, Kan. – Sugarcane aphids, sorghum hybrids, summer annual forages and economic considerations linked to inputs are among the topics at the 2016 Fall Field Day on Aug. 24, hosted by the K-State Research and Extension Agricultural Research Center... Read More

USCA Hosts Forum to Discuss Future Outlook of the U.S. Cattle Industry

WASHINGTON – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) is pleased to announce the 2016 USCA Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer’s Forum, a joint event being held September 9-10th at the Big Horn Resort in Billings, Montana. USCA will hold... Read More

USDA Designates Counties in WY as Primary Natural Disaster Areas With Assistance in Surrounding States

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Campbell and Niobrara counties in Wyoming as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought. “Our hearts go out to those... Read More

Spring Wheat 2016 Tour-Day 2 Day 2 Averages 46.5 BPA

OMAHA (DTN) -- The second day of sampling on the 2016 Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour generated a 46.5 bushels per acre average yield estimate. The two-day average is 44.8 bpa, compared to 48.8 in 2015. Scouts fanned out into the wheat fields of no... Read More

Football Fan Day Set for Wednesday Evening

LINCOLN - Nebraska fans are encouraged to meet the Huskers before the start of practice on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Nebraska Football Fan Day presented by U.S. Cellular. This year’s Fan Day will once again be held in the evening with the event sched... Read More

Clinton to visit Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Officials say Hillary Clinton will bring her Democratic presidential campaign to Omaha next week. Her itinerary for Monday's visit hasn't been released. Although Nebraska is heavily Republican, the state's 2nd Congressional D... Read More