62-year old Cozad resident rolls vehicle

On Monday March 2 at 4:14 p.m., 62 year-old Cozad resident Rita Thieman was eastbound on Road 763 west of Cozad, between roads 416 and 417 before losing control and rolling her vehicle. Thieman was tr... Read More

Governor Ricketts Kicks off His First Ag Conference

Governor Pete Ricketts is holding his first Governor's Ag Conference in Kearney this week and the Rural Radio Network's Joe Gangwish gets an update from him on what he's covering during his inaugural conference. http://youtu.be/1qptcnzEoiE...... Read More

Harsher penalties for human trafficking under bill

LINCOLN--Supporters, opponents and the sponsor, Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk, of Legislative Bill 294 agreed that the bill is only one step in the right direction in addressing the problem of human trafficking in Nebraska. The bill bumps up the pe... Read More

Men-Only Rule on 114-Year-Old Farm Coming to End

(Bloomberg) -- The Danners have been in the farming business for four generations in Aledo, Illinois. During that time -- 114 years in all -- they’ve never had a woman running their corn and soybean operation. Until now. Kate Danner, 26, is g... Read More

(Audio) Whippets Fall To Pierce

Lincoln- For a third straight year, Pierce downed Minden at the Girls C1 State Basketball tournament as the Bluejays held off Minden 56-48 in the state quarterfinals. Pierce nearly blew a 27 point second half lead after the Whippets got as close as 5... Read More

Lawmakers Outline School Funding Plan

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature have outlined a school funding plan that they say brings stability to providing aid for local school districts. The proposal unveiled Thursday by the chairmen of the Legislature’s budg... Read More

Commodity Classic Reaches New Heights in 2015

ST. LOUIS (March 4, 2015) – With nearly 8,000 total attendees, the 2015 Commodity Classic convention and trade show, which took place last week in Phoenix, Arizona, shattered previous records for the landmark event. “The 2015 Commodity Classic... Read More

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Slip 3 Percent in Last Year

Lincoln, Neb., March 4, 2015 -- After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped 3 percent, according to preliminary findings released today by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The state average farmland value ... Read More

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts; company says it will phase them out by 2018

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) _ The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its iconic elephant acts. The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, says that the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the anima... Read More

When to Look at Colostrum Supplementation Replacement

UNL Beef Extension Veterinarian Dr. Richard Randle gives the RRN's Shalee Peters the scoop on the importance of colostrum with your newborn calves.   http://s35.podbean.com/pb/3ccd7c4d80dd520f8b4390753a6f9e01/54f637b6/data2/blogs60/701558/... Read More

Valent BioSciences Corporation Acquires Mycorrhizal Applications

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2015-- Valent BioSciences Corporation (VBC), the leader in biorational product development for agriculture, public health, and forestry worldwide, announced today it has acquired Mycorrhizal Applications, I... Read More