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USDA Sees Record Soybean Planted Acreage

Corn and soybean stocks as of June 1 came in near pre-report estimates, at 4.45 billion bushels and 625 million bushels, respectively. USDA also expects record soybean acreage at 85.14 million acres,... Read More

West Nile Virus Arrives in Nebraska

  Lincoln – West Nile virus is synonymous with summer in Nebraska. A mosquito pool in Webster county is the first one to test positive for the virus this season. “We spend more time outdoors over the Fourth of July and throughout the summe... Read More

Valley® Irrigation Appoints Dixon as Vice President of Global Operations

Valley® Irrigation, The Leader in Precision Irrigation®, has appointed Joshua Dixon as the vice president of global operations. An experienced global manufacturing executive, Dixon has extensive knowledge of lean enterprise, supply chain organiz... Read More

Habitat Project Planned on Bassway Strip WMA

LINCOLN – A habitat project will begin sometime this summer on Bassway Strip Wildlife Management Area in Buffalo County to benefit bobwhite quail, wild turkey, white-tailed deer and many other species. The primary focus of the project will be to... Read More

American Agri-Women Recognizes Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas as a 2015 'Champion of Agriculture

American Agri-Women (AAW) recently presented Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas with its “Champion of Agriculture” award as part of its 2015 Fly-In to Washington, D.C. AAW is the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women and i... Read More

Fan cited for assault at youth softball game

  It was a rough game last week at the Lexington Optimist Ball Fields and it didn't involve the players. On the evening of June 23rd, an altercation broke out between a fan and a coach at a 10 & under girls softball game. A woman was eith... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Monday's Games= Cincinnati 11 Minnesota 7 Oakland 7 Colorado 1 Tuesday's Games= Pittsburgh (G.Cole 11-3) at Detroit (Verlander 0-1), 7:08 p.m. Minnesota (P.Hughes 6-6) at Cincinnati (DeSclafani 5-5), 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox... Read More

Nebraska Joins Multistate Lawsuit Challenging New EPA WOTUS Rule

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson joined with Attorneys General from twelve other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) over the EPA’s new rule defining ... Read More

Kansas Wheat Harvest Report-Day 7

From the far east of the state to far west, wheat harvest is seeing two very different cutting conditions due to rainfall during the growing seasons. On the far east side in Neodesha, Kansas, Nicole Small a farm mom from Wilson County reports that... Read More

(Video) United Suppliers, Land O’Lakes Announce Merger

 Land O’Lakes, Inc. and United Suppliers, Inc. of Ames, Iowa today announced their intent to merge their crop inputs businesses. Together, the two organizations will provide owner customers’ expanded product offerings, enhanced precision agricul... Read More

6 YRTC juveniles escape Sunday, 4 apprehended, two still missing

KEARNEY - Six juveniles escaped from the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center (YRTC) in Kearney around 7 p.m. on Sunday night. Four were apprehended within hours, but two still remain on the loose. A spokesman from the Kearney Police Departme... Read More