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Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed: Industry group

Chinese companies have stopped buying canola seed from Canadian producers, leaving exporters trying to sell their supply to other markets. The ongoing trade dispute that started earlier this month ... Read More

Adams County accident claims motorcyclist

A motorcyclist died in an accident Friday evening about 9 miles south of Hastings. The Nebraska State Patrol says it occurred around 6:30pm Friday as the motorcycle attempted to cross Highway 281 at the 1E  Spur, failed to yield the right of way and... Read More

Safe Driving Encouraged

Lincoln, Neb. – Turn Around; Don’t Drown. We read those words on highway signs, in advertisements, on social media, and in newspapers and magazines; yet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than half of all flood-re... Read More

Nebraska Extension Offers Resources to Flood Victims

Lincoln, Nebraska, March 22, 2019 – As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery.  “Extension is committed t... Read More

China Makes Second Purchase of U.S. Sorghum

USDA reported China has made another 2.6 million bushel purchase of U.S. sorghum. This occurred as China confirmed continuing trade talks, announcing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin would be me... 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 11.8 million head on March 1, 2019. The inventory was 1% above March 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday. Placements in feedlo... Read More

ATV rider injured in accident

North Platte, Neb. -- A man on a four-wheel ATV received serious injuries in a rollover on U.S. Highway 30 just west of North Platte. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office was notified by a caller that a wreck occurred Thursday about 7 p.m. on Rodeo Ro... Read More

Take photos, document livestock losses

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska urge ranchers to take steps now to document their losses of livestock in writing, and with pictures. The mother cows, the base of Nebraska’s livestock economy, are crying for the calves they’ve lost. Stat... Read More

Fire officials advise safety during high-risk season

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A Kansas Forest Service official is urging caution for homeowners and landowners as the state nears a point in the year that is typically high-risk for wildfires. Jason Hartman, the assistant fire management officer with KFS, sai... Read More

Support Urged for #NebraskaStrong Day

Cooperative Fundraising Effort for Flood Recovery Lincoln, Neb. – “We’re moving from the intensity of response to the urgency of recovery,” said Major General Daryl Bohac, Nebraska adjutant general, while addressing the State Emergency ... Read More

UNK, family help Lexington’s Cecilia Perales-Garcia land dream job

Winner of prestigious Excellence in Teaching Award KEARNEY – Her eyes fill with tears when she talks about the sacrifices he made for their family. Cecilia Perales-Garcia was just 3 years old when her father, Constancio, moved his wife, Mar... Read More