During the month of March, seventeen persons were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Transportation. These 17 fatalities occurred in 15 crashes. Seven of the 14 vehicle occupants killed were not using safety belts. Three fatalities occurred on the interstate, four were on other highways, and ten took place on local roads. Eight of the fatalities were age 24 or younger. There were 18 fatalities in March of 2017. So far in 2018, 49 people have died in traffic crashes.
all-day Military veteran farm tours
Military veteran farm tours
May 24 all-day
Veteran farmers have an opportunity to network and visit the farms of fellow military veterans during the Answering the Call: Veteran Farm Tour, on Thursday, May 24. The free bus tour will start outside of[...]
4:00 pm Sapp Bros. Biodiesel Blending Op...
Sapp Bros. Biodiesel Blending Op...
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The new Sapp Bros. biodiesel blending facility will hold its grand opening in Columbus on May 24. The new blending facility is located five miles from the Columbus NuStar terminal. Fuel suppliers can load diesel[...]
all-day Renewable Fuels Month Promotion
Renewable Fuels Month Promotion
May 25 all-day
Just in time for summer vacations and trips to the lake, Nebraska drivers will save on ethanol blends every Friday in May for Renewable Fuels Month. Select retailers in Omaha, Grand Island and Bellevue are[...]
9:30 am Cover Crop Field Day set for May 25
Cover Crop Field Day set for May 25
May 25 @ 9:30 am
HAYS, Kan. — Growing cover crops to enhance soil quality and nutrient cycling and suppress weeds and pests as part of a wheat production system is increasingly being considered by producers, but the water requirements[...]
all-day NE Pesticide Container Recycling
NE Pesticide Container Recycling
May 30 all-day
When dropping off your clean agricultural pesticide containers for recycling at one of Nebraska’s 18 participating recycling collection sites, you can feel good knowing the containers will be recycled into useful products that stay in[...]
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