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UNMC College of Public Health awards five agriculture safety/health program grants

The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH), an agricultural safety and health center in the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, recently awarde... Read More

Understanding Information on Seed Packets

Spring is just around the corner! Many gardeners and nature lovers are eagerly awaiting warmer weather, and the chance to work and enjoy the outdoors again. One of the signs that the gardening season is on its way is the appearance of garden seed dis... Read More

Dawson County Cattlemen Host Banquet *AUDIO*

Dawson may not be the biggest county in the state, but it does contain every faction of the beef industry; from the cow/calf producer to the packer. That diversity in the industry helped fill the Cozad Elk's Club banquet room to near capacity Saturd... Read More

(AUDIO)Overton farmer ordered not to own any animals for 15 years

An Overton man was sentenced Monday in Dawson County District Court to serve 30 months of probation following his conviction of Abandonment or Cruel Neglect of Animals. Eugene Wempen, Sr was also ordered by District Judge Jim Doyle to not own, posses... Read More

*Audio* Calling all Entrepreneurs! Shark Tank is coming to Nebraska

If you’ve got an innovative idea or product you want to develop commercially, start prepping your sales pitch. ABC’s "Shark Tank" television show is coming to Lincoln on April 5-6, courtesy of the Engler Entrepreneurship program at the Univer... Read More


Brandon Benitz continued his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Spring 2019 semester talking with Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about UNK's recent announcement about a n... Read More

Conservation Trees and Shrubs Available  from Tri-Basin NRD

With spring just around the corner, now is the time to consider planting conservation trees in a windbreak or shelterbelt on your property. Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (NRD) sells conservation tree seedlings and offers tree planting services... Read More

Sewell, Smith Introduce Bills to Improve Rural Access to Healthcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), senior members of the House Ways and Means Committee and representatives of rural congressional districts, introduced two bills to improve rural access to he... Read More

Reclamation issues snowmelt forecast for North Platte River Basin

MILLS, Wyo. - The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation has prepared the February snowmelt runoff forecasts and operating plans for the North Platte River Basin. The February forecasts indicate the spring snowmelt runoff will be above a... Read More

Avenues for NCTA Aggies

CURTIS, Neb. - The road to college education in Curtis, Nebraska, is a two-way street. Often the travels made by a student to their farm, ranch or home residence involve a pickup truck. That is because we are a rural campus at the Nebraska College... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Spring 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about UNK's #25 ranking i... Read More