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Barry Named to Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

Lincoln – University of Nebraska senior linebacker Mohamed Barry was honored this week, as he was chosen to the initial Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list. Barry, a 6-foot-1, 230-pound linebacker, returns to anchor the Huskers’ defense after an... Read More

(AUDIO) Potential Heat Stress this Week

The July weather pattern is posing to offer challenges this week for feedlot operators and cattle producers. Above average rain fall across the state has created greater humidity and has deteriorated pen conditions.  The seven-day forecast is callin... Read More

KDA Alerts Livestock Owners of Virus in Nearby States

With Texas, Colorado and New Mexico reporting multiple confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), the Kansas Department of Agriculture is encouraging livestock owners to be aware and take precautions, particularly with animals that may be c... Read More

Judge bars board members from voting on wind farm

Kilgore, Neb. -- A judge has temporarily barred two Cherry County commissioners from voting on a permit for a 19-turbine wind farm west of Kilgore. A landowner and the group Preserve the Sandhills have filed a lawsuit, contending that Commissioner... Read More

Danger Up For Sale

GRAND ISLAND, NE - Nine years ago, the Nebraska Danger was created by Bosselman Enterprises from an idea that the Heartland Events Center needed an anchor tenant, and the city of Grand Island and central Nebraska needed an indoor professional footbal... Read More

Day 12, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 12 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Wheat harvest is wrapping up in central Kansas and in full swing ... Read More

Nebraska health officials: Woman dies from West Nile virus

O'Neill, Neb. --  State health officials have confirmed the death of a woman in northern Nebraska from West Nile virus. Television station KSNB reports that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the death in May from the ... Read More

Secretary Perdue Visits Sysco for Signing of the Pledge to America’s Workers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today visited Sysco Corporation in San Diego, California to tour the facilities and join the company’s signing of the Pledge to America’s Workers. Sysco is pledging nearly 35,000 opportunities for Ameri... Read More

Counties assess damage in aftermath of south central Nebraska flooding

 July 16, 2019 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—Damage assessments are ongoing in the south central counties affected by heavy rains and flooding July 8-12. Local governments and individuals are urged to continue to document damage that occurred as a result of f... Read More

Crawford Introduces Legislation to Reform H-2A Program

Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives would transfer jurisdiction for agricultural guest workers from the Department of Labor to the Department of Agriculture. The bill comes as the labor Department Monday opened a comment period ... Read More

Nebraska woman arrested, fined for climbing Mount Rushmore

RAPID CITY, S.D. - A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for illegally climbing Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive sculpture without a rope in bare feet last Friday, making it about 15 feet from... Read More

Lincoln County Board completes process of removing country treasurer

North Platte, Neb. -- The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has completed the process of removing the country treasurer for committing what the board called ``misconduct in office.'' The board voted 5-0 on Monday to declare that Lori Koertner ... Read More

Senator Calls on Trump to Stop False Claims Regarding Purchases of U.S. Ag Products

Senator Tammy Baldwin is calling on President Trump to stop making false claims regarding China purchasing U.S. ag products. The Wisconsin Democrat penned a letter to Trump claiming the President’s “exaggerated claims about export opportunitie... Read More

Minden, Nebr. Native Named Angus Regional Manager

Levi Landers, a Minden, Nebraska, native, has been selected as the American Angus Association® regional manager for Nebraska and Colorado. He joins the Association from American Hereford Association where he has been a field manager for Nebraska, S... Read More