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NCTA salutes Class of 2018

Congratulations to our Class of 2018 graduates at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture! What an exciting time for our NCTA Aggie students and our entire campus community.  We are grateful to the parents and families, Aggie alumni, scholars... Read More

Raise Your Hand For Nebraska 4H

Nebraska 4-H needs your help to win $20,000 for youth in our state! National 4-H is awarding $20,000 to the state with the most votes or “hands raised.” Anyone can vote for Nebraska – even if you’ve never been a part of 4-H! Just go to www.... Read More

Robinson steps down from Buffalo Co Ec. Dev to become E.D. for KAAPA Cooperative

May 1, 2018 – Kearney, Nebraska. On May 11th, Darren Robinson, president of the Economic Development Council of Buffalo County, will step down as the president of the organization. A Kearney native, Robinson has represented the EDC since 2010. T... Read More

Marshall Named COO of NRRA

KRVN Station Manager Tim Marshall has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Nebraska Rural Radio Association. NRRA General Manager Craig Larson made the announcement this week. "Tim has been with the company for nearly five years. He has don... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Announce Support for Fischer for U.S. Senate

Citing her ranching and policy experience, the Nebraska Cattlemen announced their support for U.S. Senator Deb Fischer in her re-election bid. “I am pleased to have the support of my good friends and neighbors, the Nebraska Cattlemen. As a famil... Read More

Rural economic development to be featured on Tuesday's Rural Radio Forum from 3:00pm to 4:00pm(Central Time)

With economic development presenting a challenge for Nebraska's next generation, the Rural Radio Network will be hosting a special hour-long program tomorrow  focusing on rural economic development. The quarterly Rural Radio Forum program will air f... Read More

Pinnacle Foods Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation

WASHINGTON– Pinnacle Foods Inc., a Fort Madison, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 32,479 pounds of heat-treated, shelf stable beef products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin and cl... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” program here in the Spring 2018 semester, joined once again by a special guest, the Chancellor of both the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omah... Read More

Crossroads Cooperative announces new president and ceo

Crossroads Cooperative welcomes Mike Rowan as President and CEO effective May 1, 2018. Rowan will be replacing retiring President and CEO Deb Brauer. Brauer will continue through the transition retiring in early summer. Rowan was born and raise... Read More

Organizers end property tax petition drive

Organizers of a petition drive to put a property tax relief measure on the November general ballot say they are ending their efforts on the gathering signatures. Trent Fellers spokesman for the "Yes to Property Tax Relief Committee", says they are gr... Read More

NPNRD candidates participate in local forum

The Scotts Bluff County Farm Bureau held its Candidate Forum Tuesday, April 24,  at the Gering Civic Center. The public was invited to hear from each candidate on a variety of issues. Among the candidates at the event were the North Platte NRD Su... Read More

Governor Ricketts Once Again Fails to Deliver Property Tax Relief

LINCOLN—Nebraska Farmers Union’s Board of Directors evaluated the wins and losses in the recently concluded legislative session during their spring board meeting.  Like most Nebraskans, the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) board was most frustrated... Read More

Trucking Foundation committee awards $21,000 community college scholarships

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Trucking Foundation Board of Trustees awarded 14 scholarships of $1,500 each to support students pursuing careers in professional truck driving or diesel technology. The 2018 scholarship funds are distributed to Nebra... Read More

Furnas, Red Willow and Hitchcock producers eligible for cover crop initiative

LINCOLN, Neb. – Ag producers in Furnas, Red Willow and Hitchcock counties are eligible to receive $49.29 per acre assistance for planting multispecies cover crops after wheat or other summer-harvested crop. Grazing is allowed on up to 75 percent... Read More