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New warden appointed at Correctional Youth Facility in Omaha

Omaha, Neb. -- Loretta Wells has been appointed as the new warden for the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF) in Omaha. Wells most recently served as deputy warden at the Omaha Correctional Ce... Read More

The Final Crop Progress Report

The USDA and NASS announced that the December 9th Crop Progress report would be the final crop report of 2019. The reports will start again in April 2020. The final report shows that the nation has just 8% of the corn crop left to harvest. Kansas ... Read More

Beef specialist receives UW Extension’s top honor

Helping with one of the livestock industry’s most critical programs and his outreach efforts on behalf of 4-H are some of the reasons a beef specialist has received the University of Wyoming Extension’s top honor. Steve Paisley, director of the ... Read More

New Website to Assist Kansans Coping with Ag-Related Stress

MANHATTAN, Kan. —  Agriculture producers have faced significant challenges in recent years, including market uncertainties, natural disasters, ongoing trade wars and other setbacks. These stressful situations have led to heightened focus on menta... Read More

Miss Rodeo Nebraska finishes in top three at national pageant

A year and a half worth of work paid off for a Merriman woman over the weekend. Eva Oliver, Miss Rodeo Nebraska 2019, earned second runner-up honors at the Miss Rodeo America Pageant in Las Vegas, Nev. Sunday afternoon after winning the speech... Read More

Nebraska Governor Increasingly Frustrated with Inaction on USMCA Trade Pact

Nebraska's Governor says it's been a rough year for agriculture in the state, but there is one gift the nation's leaders could give producers before the end of the year, and that's passage of the United States - Mexico - Canada trade agreement. Pe... Read More

Interim President Fritz announces Presidential Medal of Service recipients

University of Nebraska Interim President Susan Fritz today announced the 2019 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Service, an annual honor that celebrates Nebraskans’ support and advocacy for the NU system. This year’s recipients are the Ne... Read More

Upset bid comes up short over Kansas Wesleyan

YORK - Nakia Hackel (SR/Arlington, Texas) scored a team-high 15 points as the Panthers tried to pull off a big upset against Kansas Wesleyan on Saturday night. A visiting team that had quite the resume didn't scare the Panthers as they pulled withi... Read More

Moser, Kuckelman Elected to KLA Leadership Postions

Members of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) elected Wheaton cow-calf producer Harry Moser as president during the group's annual business meeting December 6 in Wichita. The membership chose Jerry Kuckelman, a cattle feeder from Manhattan, as KL... Read More

Five Nebraskan Students Take State in Conservation Poster Contest

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Earthworms, tree roots and rabbit burrows were artfully crafted by young Nebraskans throughout the year turning blank paper into award-winning posters. Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts recognize students from Kindergar... Read More

Trump, Dems in Tentative Deal on North American Trade Pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for President Donald Trump. That’s according to a Democ... Read More