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Kansas wheat tour finds poor crop conditions on first day

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Participants in the winter wheat tour are forecasting low crop yields in fields along northern Kansas counties that they looked at during the first day. The industry group Kan... Read More

(VIDEO) Tornado touched down this afternoon in Adams Co.

       Video of tornado taken by Angela Allsman... https://www.facebook.com/angela.b.allsman/videos/995625433781409/?fref=nf A National Weather Service official says a tornado has hit Roseland, a rural town of fewer than 250 people ab... Read More

One-vehicle rollover north of Loomis

The Phelps County Sheriff's Office reported to a one-vehicle rollover on G Road near 746 or 11 miles north of Loomis at 5:21 p.m. Tuesday evening. A vehicle driven by Kali Deberry of Holdrege was traveling northbound on G Road, when the passenger sid... Read More

BCI Graduate Student Receives Top Award at Premier Beef Nutrition Conference

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Dan Frese, graduate student of the Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University, was recognized for research conducted on cattle handling techniques at the Plains Nutrition Council (PNC) Spring Conference in San Antoni... Read More

Colorado Hog Farm Employees Fired Over Abuse

None of the workers caught on undercover video hitting pigs at a Colorado farm will face criminal charges. Phillips County Undersheriff Thomas Elliott said Wednesday the districtattorney concluded the abuse wasn't bad enough to warrant charges. H... Read More

Grazing Native Plants Balances Economics and Ecology

AMES, Iowa –Can raising cattle support conservation goals? Researchers are investigating how grazing livestock on native plants can yield agronomic, economic and ecological benefits by mimicking natural processes. “Often in agriculture, we thi... Read More

Reversing course, Nebraska senators OK chief medical officer

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska lawmakers have reversed their decision not to confirm the state's chief medical officer, despite criticism of his previous interactions with the Legislature. Senators voted 34-6 on Wednesday to confirm Dr. Joseph Acierno, ... Read More

Bird flu virus creeps across Missouri, prompts more culling

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri. The Missouri Department of Agriculture confirmed Wednesday that a backyard flock of mixed poultry ... Read More

Bayer CropScience and Flagship Ventures form strategic innovation partnership to fund leading-edge agriculture ventures

Monheim, May 5, 2015 - Striving to push the bounds of agricultural innovation, Bayer CropScience today announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture creation firm. The partnership also incl... Read More

Kansas Wheat Tour Finds Poor Crop Conditions on First Day

ASSOCIATED - Participants in the winter wheat tour are forecasting low crop yields in fields along northern Kansas counties that they looked at during the first day. The industry group Kansas Wheat reports that the expected average yield of 34.3 f... Read More

Flower Power Sale taking place today

The 5th Annual Flower Power Sale is being held today from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Lexington Grand Generation Center. Trevor McKeone has the details. "And what we do is Dave Votaw from Flag Valley Greenhouses south of Holdrege he comes up and he brin... Read More