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Tigers-Royals to play in Omaha before 2019 CWS

OMAHA, Neb. - The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals will play a regular-season game in Omaha the week the 2019 College World Series opens, The Associated Press has learned. Major League Baseball and the NCAA have been working to arrange a game... Read More

Erin Fitzgerald Hired to Lead U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance as New CEO

ST LOUIS, Mo., (June 20, 2018) - In its ongoing mission to earn consumer trust in American agriculture, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance has selected Erin Fitzgerald to lead the organization as its next chief executive officer. Erin Fitzger... Read More

USCA President Visits the White House to Talk Trade

(WASHINGTON) - On Friday, June 15th, United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) President Kenny Graner was invited by Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota) to the White House for a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. Presiden... Read More

Racing Against the Rain in Central Kansas

Combines are rolling quickly along the plains as farmers prepare for rains that may stall their harvest progress. Many areas in south central and eastern Kansas have harvested their final acres, but the race against rain is well under way in western,... Read More

NARCAN used to revive subject in Blaine County

JUNE 20, 2018 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — A trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), working with the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, was able to revive a subject suffering from an opioid overdose by administering a dose of NARCAN Tuesday ev... Read More

Reliving the Canteen Spirit

North Platte, Neb. -- The spirit of the North Platte Canteen came alive this week as more than 700 service men and women were treated to a meal thanks to much planning and many volunteers. When the call came in last week about a troop convoy passi... Read More

Are Your Beans Suddenly Wilting? Seedling Diseases May Be to Blame

With most Midwest soybeans approaching flowering, seedling diseases may be far from growers' minds. But after heavy rains last week, parts of many picture-perfect bean fields are suddenly wilting and shriveling, said University of Illinois plant path... Read More

Meat 2.0? Clean Meat? Spat Shows the Power of Food Wording

NEW YORK (AP) — If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? That question has yet to be decided by regulators, but for the moment it's pitting animal rights advocates and others against cattle ranchers in a ... Read More

Woman gets probation for stealing from church day care

LINCOLN, Neb. - A woman accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from a Lincoln church day care program has been sentenced. Online court records say 36-year-old Amanda Haumont was given two years of probation at her sentencing hearing Monday. Sh... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 20, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: The U.S. House faces a Friday deadline to re-vote on the current farm bill proposal. Story 2: Farm Credit Outlook Shows Prices for Grains to Strengthen Story 3: Secretar... Read More

Brand Promoted To Assistant Coach Position At UNK

Nebraska-Kearney head volleyball coach Rick Squiers announced today that Steph Brand has been promoted to the program's top assistant position. Brand, UNK's graduate assistant the past two falls, replaces Kaleigh Zoucha who left the Lopers in the spr... Read More

North Platte native Mitchell Walters participates in Washington, D.C. Youth Tour

Lexington, Neb. – North Platte High School student Mitchell Walters was nominated to represent Dawson Public Power District on a recent trip to Washington, D.C. Walters was one of 19 high school-aged students from across Nebraska chosen by their... Read More

Give U.S. Wheat Farmers the Freedom to Compete

ARLINGTON, Virginia — The familiar African proverb says that when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. Unfortunately for America’s farmers, that grass is the wheat growing in their fields as the big guys in Washington, D.C., and Beijing... Read More

Governor Ricketts, Japan’s Consul General Highlight New University-Kewpie Partnership

DAVID CITY – Governor Pete Ricketts and the visiting Consul General of Japan in Chicago, Naoki Ito, toured the Henningsen Foods plant in David City, Nebraska.  The visit occurred on the heels of a newly-announced strategic partnership agreement b... Read More