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Wheat Virus Reaching Epidemic Levels in Nebraska Panhandle

Officials say a wheat virus outbreak has reached epidemic levels and is decimating fields in the southern Nebraska Panhandle. Wheat streak mosaic virus is spread by mites and can reduce yields. Th... Read More

USDA Seeking Public Input on GMO Labeling

The Department of Agriculture is seeking public input on GMO labeling. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service posted 30 questions for the public this week regarding labeling food items containing genetically modified ingredients. The feedback, ac... Read More

Holdrege man dies in pedestrian/vehicle accident

The Holdrege Police Department reports that an 86-year-old Holdrege man died Wednesday afternoon in a pedestrian/vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 183 and West 7th Avenue. Police Chief Dennis DaMoude says it occured around 5:02p... Read More

Skimming device found at gas pump in Aurora

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is reminding consumers to pay attention at the pump this Fourth of July weekend and always. A card skimming device was found this week inside a fuel pump at a station in Aurora during a routine... Read More

Latest Kansas Wheat Harvest Report Shows Yield Variability

In Delphos, Steve Hoesli, general manager of Delphos Co-Op Association, said harvest began June 12. "So far we've taken in over one million bushels of wheat," he said. He added yields have been averaging 50-60 bushels per acre and test weight... Read More

Nebraska State Auditor Janssen to seek re-election in 2018

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska State Auditor Charlie Janssen says he plans to seek re-election in 2018. Janssen announced his bid Wednesday on Omaha radio station KFAB-AM and on Facebook. The Republican auditor was elected to his first four-year term in... Read More

Ag Industry Urges Trump to Appoint Full USDA Leadership Team

As President Donald Trump approaches the 200-day mark of his administration, more than a dozen agriculture organizations are urging him to move quickly to fill vacancies within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A letter sent to the White House W... Read More

Kansas State University Announces a Rare

After more than 15 years of greenhouse growth, a “corpse flower” – a tree-like flowering plant that produces one of the largest blooms in the world – has bloomed. Growth parameters were indicating the flower might bloom over the weekend. W... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Major League Baseball Wednesday scores INTERLEAGUE= Final Philadelphia 5 Seattle 4 Final Pittsburgh 6 Tampa Bay 2 Final L.A. Angels 3 L.A. Dodgers 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Final Toronto 4 Baltimore 0 Final Kansas City 8 Detroit 2 Final... Read More

Animal rights group calls for halt to university research

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An Ohio-based animal rights watchdog group wants a Nebraska university to permanently ban a team of researchers from experimenting on mice after the university self-reported a breach of research protocols in 2016. Lincoln Jour... Read More

Third round of charges for Gering woman who allegedly lied about being DHHS employee to steal drugs

The rap sheet for a 28-year-old Gering woman is growing week by week, as six new criminal charges have been filed against Shannon Hughes. Hughes was arrested earlier this month after a Gering couple was allegedly duped by Hughes- who claimed to be... Read More