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(Audio) Pleasanton to battle Overton in FKC Final

KEARNEY - It will be a third straight year of Pleasanton vs. Overton in the Fort Kearny Conference Volleyball Championship game on Thursday.  Overton swept Axtell 25-7, 25-16, 25-20. Pleasanton also ... Read More

Crop Progress Futures One Report *Audio*

In addition to corn condition dropping 1 percentage point this week, corn estimated as mature is still far behind the five-year average pace, according to USDA NASS' latest Crop Progress report released Tuesday. As of Sunday, 73% of corn was estimat... Read More

Motorists urged to use caution to avoid collisions with deer

LINCOLN, Neb. – Deer are more active this time of the fall. Crops are being harvested and deer breeding season is in full swing. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has suggestions to help drivers avoid deer-vehicle accidents and lessen the ri... Read More

Extension, Farm Service Agency Plan Farm Bill Education Meetings Across Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 15, 2019 – University of Nebraska Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Nebraska are planning a series of Farm Bill education meetings in late November through December to assist producers as they begin to make farm-b... Read More

Love It Or They Will Leave It: Stories and Ideas for Revitalizing Small Towns is a presentation series being provided to the public at the South Platte United Chambers of Commerce Meeting on Oct. 30 from 11:30-1:30 at the Sun Theater in Holdrege. ... Read More

EPA Issues Supplemental Proposal for Renewable Fuels Volumes

WASHINGTON (October 15, 2019) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking seeking additional comment on the recently proposed rule to establish the cellulosic biofuel, advanced biof... Read More

USDA Recognizes Hard-Working School Meals Professionals, Empowers Them to Do Right in School Lunchrooms

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement in support of President Donald J. Trump’s National School Lunch Week Proclamation. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) celebrates food service professionals, sch... Read More

(Audio) Cozad Ready For State Tournament

For the 15th time in school history Cozad is making an appearance at the State Softball tournament in Hastings. Cozad won the C6 District title on Saturday over Kearney Catholic. The Haymakers and Stars will be playing for a fifth time this season wh... Read More

NeFB focused on boosting high-speed internet

Nebraska Farm Bureau offers a series of suggestions to improve rural broadband LINCOLN — Ensuring all Nebraskans can access reliable, high-speed internet service is the focal point of Nebraska Farm Bureau’s engagement with the Nebraska Rur... Read More

Study Shows Pig Farmers Improving Their Environmental Footprint Through Efficiencies

A new environmental study has found that pig farms are generating less manure nutrient content associated with odor. Data gathered from more than 106,000 samples at 182 North Carolina farms shows significant reductions in ammonia levels and manure ... Read More

UNK research project targets national opioid epidemic

KEARNEY – Roughly two-thirds of all drug overdose deaths involve opioids, which kill an average of 130 people in the United States each day. Of those opioid-related deaths – more than 47,000 in 2017 alone – about a third are caused by pain m... Read More