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Big Iron Realty Friday's in the Field heads to Butler County

The field that has been hit by rain, hail, wind, lack of rain & heat was harvested for corn silage this week for Tuls Dairy. Read More

Two men dead near Shelton identified

Shelton, Neb. -- The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two Grand Island men found deceased early Friday,  Sept. 20  in a rural subdivision sand pit 2 miles south of Shelton. They were identified as 26 year old Jaime Est... Read More

More Time Provided for Dairy Producers to Enroll in DMC Program

WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the deadline to September 27 for dairy producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2019. The deadline had been September 20. Authorized by the 2018 Farm Bi... Read More

Fishing for Corn Yields Big - Friday Five (Sept. 20, 2019)

Fishing for corn yields big for the boys at Jackrabbit Seed / Kokes Ag Service! Jason Kokes and Steven Vellek with Jackrabbit Seed are fishing in Jim Kokes' flooded field, and they got quite the catch. (Hint: They didn't catch a fish.) PLUS - ... Read More

York City Council Says Quiet Zone Will Be Completed By Thanksgiving

YORK- Last night (Thursday) the City Council for the community of York met and they did announce that the quiet zones will be completed by Thanksgiving, 2019. York City Administrator Joe Frie said, " Yes it should be done by Thanksgiving 2019." The f... Read More

Grant Approved for YHS Outdoor Classroom

York High School students will soon have an addition to their science curriculum, thanks to grant funding from the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District. A grant request for an outdoor classroom has been approved by the board of directors, provid... Read More

Burke Scholars Hard at Work

For sophomore agribusiness majors Madi Baker and Caden Theis, college thus far has been fun and challenging. Both Baker at Concordia University and Theis at Doane University are being helped along in their studies by scholarships from the Upper Big B... Read More

6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field

ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) - A boy with brain cancer who scored a touchdown at a Nebraska practice game is playing football for real. Thirteen-year-old Jack Hoffman took the field Monday to play center for his junior high team in Atkinson, located 179 mi... Read More

Recipients of prestigious Presidential Graduate Fellowships announced

University of Nebraska Interim President Susan Fritz has announced the six recipients of 2019-20 Presidential Graduate Fellowships. The prestigious fellowships are awarded to a select group of NU graduate students each year on the basis of high acade... Read More

Options for corn impacted by canal breach

LINCOLN — On July 17 when the Gering-Ft. Laramie canal breached, it left over 100,000 acres of irrigated crops in eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska without water. Without irrigation water and adequate rainfall, taking the corn to full maturity a... Read More

4S Goat Expo Oct. 5-6

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — 4S Goat Expo to Offer Seminar Show and Sale October 5th and 6th at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W Rodeo Road, North Platte Nebraska. The seminar will start promptly at 10:00 AM on October 5th. Speakers and topics inc... Read More