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NPNRD gets ready for greenhouse

The North Platte Natural Resources District in Scottsbluff, will begin construction on a geothermal greenhouse  south of its building in the spring. The greenhouse, which will be 126’ x 16’ an... Read More

Jason and Karah Perdue Take Home Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Excellence in Agriculture Award

KEARNEY, NEB. – Jason and Karah Perdue of York were named the recipient of the 2017 Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award. The award was given Dec. 5, at the Membership Recognition luncheon during the Nebraska Farm Bureau Feder... Read More

Lindsey Stern, Takes Home Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Discussion Meet Competition

KEARNEY, NEB. – Lindsey Stern of Broken Bow, a Custer County Farm Bureau member, was named the winner of the 2017 Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Discussion Meet competition. The award was given Dec. 5, at the Membership Recognition luncheon ... Read More

WESTCO has good year, but could see challenges

ALLIANCE - The 76th Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of Western Cooperative (WESTCO) was held Monday, Dec. 4, at the Alliance High School Performing Arts Center, with more than 200 people in attendance. Along with celebrating 75 years, WESTCO had it... Read More

CNPPID: December Board meeting summary

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors heard reports on area water conservation activities from Central’s conservation director and an irrigation water management specialist at Monda... Read More

Scott Frost Coming To Nebraska to lead football program

University of Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos will introduce Scott Frost as the Husker's Head Football Coach during a news conference Sunday in Lincoln. Frost is one of the nation’s most successful head coaches the past two seasons and a me... Read More


Brandon Benitz talks with Dr. Ronnie Green, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, for our weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” here in the Fall 2017 semester. This week, we talk about how “GBR” could mean, “Go Big Researc... Read More

Trump Administration appoints Karl Elmshaeuser to USDA RD State Director

Lincoln, NE November 28, 2017- The Trump Administration recently appointed Karl Elmshaeuser as the new State Director for USDA Rural Development in Nebraska. Elmshaeuser began his new role on Monday, November 27, 2017. Karl Elmshaeuser has served ... Read More

Applications open for 2018 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award

The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) has opened the application process for the 2018 IFAJ/Alltech Young Leaders Award. Each of IFAJ’s 43-member guilds may submit one nominee for the prestigious award, which recognises ou... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series, this week, joined by a special guest, the Chancellor of both the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Dr. Jeffrey Gold. This week,... Read More

Brewing up a business

CURTIS, Neb. – Cup of Joe on the Go is just the shot of java needed to start the day for college students at their agricultural campus in Curtis. A second-year, start-up venture for business students in the “Management Concepts” class at the... Read More