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Farmers urged to add rollover protection bars to tractors

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Farmers are urged to make sure their tractors have rollover protection bars, and adding one to an older tractor can be relatively affordable. A national rebate program makes it possible to add rollover protection to a tractor fo... Read More

(Audio) Special Edition of

This week, a special edition of “Chat with the Chancellor”! This week, Brandon Benitz is joined both by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney and the President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Hank Boun... Read More

Both Gubernatorial candidates identify property taxes as top issue in race

  In the first debate between Gov. Pete Ricketts and Sen. Bob Krist for the Gubernatorial race at the Nebraska State Fair on Thursday, both identified property tax relief as the number one issue in the race. Sen. Krist(D) said he would suppor... Read More

(Video) Jayson Jorgensen speaks with Sean Callahan ahead of season opener

Scott Frost will lead the Huskers onto the Memorial Stadium turf Saturday as the Nebraska Football team faces off against the Akron Zips. Ahead of the season opener, KRVN's Jayson Jorgensen sat down with Sean Callahan of HuskersOnline to discuss... Read More

$25,000 up for grabs for college agriculture advocates

College students are lining up for the chance to win more than $25,000 in scholarships while advocating for agriculture in the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 10th annual College Aggies Online (CAO) scholarship competition which kicks off September... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - Aug. 28, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports from the Nebraska State Fair. More agriculture news and information:   ...... Read More

Ricketts: US Trade Deal with Mexico Critical to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says a trade deal between the United States and Mexico is critical to Nebraska's economy, particularly in agriculture. Ricketts expressed optimism Monday that a newly revised North American Free Trade Agre... Read More

WATCH: Scott Frost addresses the media ahead of season opener

Nebraska Football head coach Scott Frost speaks with the media ahead of the Huskers season opener agaist the Akron Zips. More Frost Video: The season-opening matchup between the Huskers and Zips will kick off shortly after 7 p.m. CT on Saturd... Read More

Trump says U.S. has reached new trade deal with Mexico

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Mexico have struck a trade deal outside of the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump said in the Oval Office Monday. "It’s a big day for trade, a big day for our country,” Trump said. "We'll ge... Read More

Simplot sweet corn event a boon for food banks

MITCHELL - About 100 volunteers descended on a field of sweet corn on Saturday, Aug. 25, to take part in the Simplot Farmer’s Feeding the Hungry Sweet Corn Event at Mike Hoehn’s farm east of Mitchell. The event is in its second year and Becky ... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” segment here in the Fall 2018 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, the President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Hank Bounds. This week, we talked about... Read More

Corn Farmers Host Elementary Students at Ag Festival

The Northeast Nebraska Corn Growers Association held a "Growing Potential" ag youth festival Wednesday and Thursday at Wisner River Park.  Nearly 600 elementary students from across northeast Nebraska were able to learn more about how corn is grown ... Read More


LINCOLN—The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), confirmed finding emerald ash borer (EAB), in an EAB trap located in Lincoln.  This trap was set and monitored by USDA as part of t... Read More

Chickens, goats among animals seized at Grand Island home

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Authorities have rescued goats, rabbits, a tortoise, a dog and more than 200 chickens found on a Grand Island property. The animals were seized Thursday and Friday. An animal control officer said some of the animals were dying... Read More