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From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

WASHINGTON - A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A m... Read More

UNK academy helps prepare students for health care careers

KEARNEY – Madie Weatherly loves helping others as much as she enjoys meeting new people. That’s why the Cozad High School student is looking at a career in health care. She just hasn’t decided which area to focus on yet. “It took me by su... Read More

American Farmland Trust Celebrates Legislative Victories for Farmland Protection

Washington, DC –American Farmland Trust, the organization behind the national movement No Farms No Food, supports today’s passage of the House Farm Bill as an important milestone for farmland and ranchland protection and a vital step in the passa... Read More

Kearney’s Dancing with the Stars 3 planning underway

March 23, 2019 event to help stop suicide Kearney, Nebraska, June 20, 2018 – Kearney’s Dancing with the Stars 3 is set to bring local celebrities and raise funds for area suicide prevention and healing programs when the stars hit the dance s... Read More

Bacterial Leaf Streak More Prevalent in Winter Wheat in 2018

Bacterial leaf streak symptoms on the flag leaf of winter wheat are on the rise this June in east central Nebraska. The disease is impacting fields regardless of whether a fungicide was sprayed at flowering, since the causal agent is a bacteriu... Read More

Extension Crop Reports

Jenny Rees, Extension Educator in York County: Rain was greatly welcomed in the area this past week with most of the area I serve receiving 2-4 inches. The rain helped the non-irrigated soil moisture profiles in the top two feet in Nuckolls an... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2018 semester.  He's joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we chat about UNK's involvement in the  “... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces 2018 Developing Youth Talent Initiative Grant Recipients

LINCOLN – On Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts announced this year’s grant recipients for the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI). Launched by Governor Ricketts in 2015, DYTI supports partnerships between local Nebraska businesses and... Read More

Dave Van Horn and Arkansas punch ticket to CWS Finals; eliminate Florida

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Isaiah Campbell limited Florida to two hits over 5 1/3 innings, Arkansas scored four times in five innings against first-round draft pick Brady Singer, and the Razorbacks earned a spot in the College World Series finals with a 5-2 ... Read More

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approves mountain lion hunting season for 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved a mountain lion hunting season for 2019 at its meeting June 22 in Ogallala. The season will provide a harvest opportunity for up to eight mountain lions in two sub-units within the Pi... Read More

Oregon State hammers Mississippi State at CWS to set up winner take all berth into Championship Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead, Brandon Eisert pitched a season-long 5 1/3 innings of one-hit shutout relief, and the Beavers beat Mississippi State 12-2 in the College World Series on Friday to set ... Read More