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UNL and K-State to Receive USDA Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $15.6 million in grants to increase prosperity in rural America through research, education, and extension programs focused on promoting rural... Read More

All Stars Named For Nebraska vs Wyoming Battle

ALBION – All Star Football players from Nebraska and Wyoming will once again meet this summer in the Nebraska vs Wyoming Six Man Shoot Out.  Wyoming currently holds the edge in the annual competition with a 3-1 record over the last four years. Neb... Read More

Berkshire Hathaway meeting viewed live 1.8 million times

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The first online broadcast of Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting was viewed 1.8 million times last Saturday. Yahoo Finance broadcast the meeting where Berkshire Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Char... Read More

Lexington Falls To Scottsbluff

Lexington's quest to win its 5th straight boys district soccer title came to and end on Tuesday as they were beaten by Scottsbluff 3-1 for the B-8 championship. The Minutemen had beaten Scottsbluff earlier this season 1-0. Scottsbluff struck first wi... Read More

Frontier county authorities investigate death at Cambridge Lake

A Frontier county man has died following an accident in southwest Nebraska  that occurred Tuesday at 12:00 noon while he was mowing the campgrounds at Cambridge Lake.  The Frontier County Sheriff's Office says the mower he was operating went off of... Read More

Flag Smut Survey to Be Conducted This Spring

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas wheat farmers should stay vigilant in scouting for wheat disease, especially flag smut, which was detected in Kansas in 2015 for the first time since the 1930s, although it was only found in low levels in a small portion of... Read More

May Proclaimed as Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska

Ethanol and soy biodiesel have become major markets for Nebraska corn and soybeans—and are providing significant economic, environmental and consumer benefits. In recognition of the importance of renewable biofuels to the state, Governor Pete Ricke... Read More

Nebraska DMV adjusts sower for second license plate design

LINCOLN, Neb.  The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles has released a second standard license plate design after the first attempt was criticized as inaccurate and sexually suggestive. The department announced Wednesday that it has finalized an... Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Launches New, Mobile-Friendly Website

LUBBOCK, Texas – Serving as a premiere information resource for the sorghum industry, the Sorghum Checkoff recently launched a new, mobile-friendly website that will host the latest user-friendly technology and provide accurate, current sorghum inf... Read More

Nebraska Crop Reports - Update

Extension Crop Reports Wednesday, May 4 Sarah Schlund, Extension Educator in Dawson County: Quite a bit of corn has been planted in the area. With all of the rain over the past couple of weeks and more anticipated for this weekend, producers ha... Read More

Names of Nebraskans who died in murder-suicide released

TRENTON, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have released the names of two southwest Nebraska men who died in a murder-suicide. Hitchcock County Sheriff Bryan Leggott said in a news release posted Tuesday that 49-year-old Robert Lawing fatally shot 58-year-old... Read More