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4-H horse judgers earn reserve champion

TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Local 4-H members, Kylie Carson, Cora Frederick, Kendall Haas, and Dally Wilkins earned Reserve Champion in the Western National 4-H Round-Up Horse Judging Contest held during the N... Read More

UNK Hosts Midwest Duals

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney reserve wrestling team went a combined 13-2 to get past three opponents on the first day of the seventh annual Midwest Duals Friday at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds. The Lopers (7-4) had to forfeit at 125, 133 ... Read More

Federal Appeal Court upholds decision on CN damages to grain shipping company

The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that found the courts have jurisdiction to determine the damages Canadian National Railway Co. must pay after breaching its service obligations to a Prairie grain shipping company during a bumper crop f... Read More

RFA Asks EPA to Separate Year-Round E15 Provisions from RIN Reform Measures in Upcoming Proposal

With the government shutdown threatening to further delay approval of year-round sales of E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to focus strictly on year-rou... Read More

USDA robotics initiative funds research to reduce chemical application and advance crop production

MANHATTAN — Agricultural producers annually spray nearly $15 billion worth of chemicals yet still lose 37 percent of crop yield to pest damage. As the industry moves to sustainably intensify production to feed a growing population, a high priority ... Read More

Top Five Ag Stories You Need to Know -- Friday Five

Rural Radio Network affiliate station KRVN might have a new mascot! Hyannis Veterinary Service shared a photo on social media of cow #880 with the letters KRVN shaved on her side.  Also this week, we'll take you to "The Big Easy" with Farm Broadcast... Read More

West Central Cattlemen’s meeting in January

A series of four West Central Cattlemen’s meetings will be held in the area during the month of January. The topics covered will address reducing cow costs. The locations and times are as follows: · January 22, Hitchcock County Fairgrounds, Cul... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Honors Woody as Farm Dog of the Year

Woody, an Australian shepherd owned by Texas Farm Bureau members Joe and Mary Sheeran, is the winner of the 2019 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award. The American Farm Bureau Federation, with support from Nestlé Purina, recognized Woody and four ... Read More

Nebraska commission considers historical horse race betting

Grand Island,  Neb. -- A Nebraska commission will consider approving a race track's request to allow wagering on historical horse races, even as the state attorney general challenges its legality. The Nebraska Racing Commission this week revisite... Read More

Perdue Foods LLC Recalls Simplysmart Organics Gluten Free Chicken Nugget Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically wood, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food S... Read More

Motorists encountering slick & icy conditions

I-80 in both directions: Roadway is completely covered with ice. Between Exit 222: NE 21; Cozad (43 miles east of North Platte) and Exit 257: US 183; Holdrege;Elm Creek (16 miles west of Kearney). The roadway is completely covered with ice. ... Read More