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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 ... 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

Narcotics, Marijuana Seized in Multiple Traffic Stops on I-80

LINCOLN, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol seized more than 40 pounds of marijuana and multiple narcotics during three separate incidents on Interstate 80 Thursday, in multiple parts of the state. The first occurred at approximatel... Read More

Cattle on Feed Up 4%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on June 1, 2018, USDA reported on Friday. The inventory was 4% above June 1, 2017. This ... Read More

(Video) Friday Five- Top Stories in Agriculture

Watch this week's confetti-filled video for a recap of ag news headlines with Bryce Doeschot and Alex Voichoskie! Stories 5) 2018 Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey 4) Race Against Rain 3) Power of Food Wording 2) Tariffs, Tariffs, ... Read More

Husker Women add Grad transfer Hudson for next season

Graduate transfer Kristian Hudson has been added to the 2018-19 Nebraska women's basketball roster, Coach Amy Williams announced on Friday, June 22. Hudson, who has spent the past three seasons as the starting point guard at Florida International Un... Read More

Woman gets 1-3 years for pasture rental scam

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) _ A woman has been given one to three years in prison for her role in a pasture rental scam in the northern Nebraska Panhandle. Sioux County District Court records say 52-year-old Kelley Heller, of Crawford, was sentenced June ... Read More

Rural America to U.S. Senate: Do No Harm to Crop Insurance

More than 600 trade organizations and companies throughout rural America sent U.S. Senators a clear message today about crop insurance as they prepare to debate the 2018 Farm Bill. “As you consider the 2018 Farm Bill on the Senate floor, we urge... Read More

USDA Launches Outreach Survey to Small and Very Small Meat and Poultry Establishments

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is conducting a survey to help enhance the creation and delivery of information and resources for small and very small meat and p... Read More

Lincoln doctor indicted on federal drug charge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln doctor has been accused of using patients and employees to obtain prescription drugs for his own use. Federal court records say Dr. Jeffrey Fraser has been indicted on a weapons charge and a charge of obtaining contr... Read More