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Craig and Terri Uden Family  Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce: Farm Family of the Year 2019

              “Ag has never been a sprint, it’s been an endurance race.”  - Craig Uden, 2017               From the 1980s Farm Crisis, the dairy buyout, BSE... Read More

Local students compete at Regional Envirothon

The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) coordinated the 2019 Western Regional Envirothon Contest on Feb. 13. The contest was held at the Gordon City Hall with five schools from around the panhandle participating: Crawford, Cree... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report *AUDIO with Jerry Stowell*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on Jan. 1, 2019. The inventory was 2% above Jan. 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday. Listen to Jerry Stowel... Read More

President's Day, FFA Week and Low-Speed Steer Chase -- Friday Five

Alex and Hannah recap President's Day, National FFA Week, a watermelon farmer and more in the latest episode of Friday Five! 5)  Former Presidents Active in Agriculture 4) National FFA Week Celebrations 3) 28th Annual Nebraska Cattlemen's Clas... Read More

Holdrege Man Charged with Two Counts of Murder, Other Charges

FEBRUARY 22, 2019 (HOLDREGE, NEB.)  — Today, Deputy Phelps County Attorney Natalie Nelsen announced the charges filed against Manuel Gomez, 45, of Holdrege, in connection with the shooting deaths of Raymond Burton, 65, and David Rogers, 54, as we... Read More

Nebraska county seeks help in paying $28M judgment

Lincoln, Neb. --  A Nebraska lawmaker is looking to help a southeastern county pay a $28 million federal judgment owed to six people wrongfully convicted for a 1985 slaying. Sen. Myron Dorn of Adams is a former chairman of the Gage County Board. ... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Addresses the USDA’s 95th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum

Governor Pete Ricketts addressed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 95th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C.  His address came during a panel titled “The Evolving Regulatory Landscape and Adoption of Precision Agricul... Read More

UW range team tops 26 universities to win Trail Boss Award

The University of Wyoming undergraduate chapter for the Society for Range Management bested 26 other universities to win the coveted Trail Boss Award at the Society for Range Management’s 72nd annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minn., earlier this mont... Read More

Wednesday’s Crash on I-80 near Aurora Claims Life of Indiana Man

Grand Island, Neb. -- The crash that occurred Wednesday morning on Interstate 80 near Aurora has now claimed the life of an Indiana man. Jason Palmer, 29, of Mishawaka, Indiana passed away Friday morning as a result of injuries suffered in the crash... Read More

Members of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Announced

To ensure America’s dietary guidance reflects the latest science, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar today announced the appointment of 20 nationally recognized scientists to serv... Read More

Cargill bolsters commitment to deforestation-free supply chains

Cargill operates at the intersection of agriculture and business, connecting farmers to consumers around the world. Today, the company took bold steps to advance its commitment to protect forests and promote rural agricultural development across its ... Read More