Free to attend: Husker Harvest Days shifts to complimentary registration

Free to attend: Husker Harvest Days shifts to complimentary registration

The organizers of Husker Harvest Days have announced a new complimentary online registration system for all attendees. For over 40 years, Husker Harvest Days has been a staple for the region. This year, the event will be free to attend when registering online at HuskerHarvestDays.com or on-site. Adults who choose…
College National Finals Rodeo – Round 1 Update

College National Finals Rodeo – Round 1 Update

CASPER, Wyo.---The following are results from the first round of  the College National Finals Rodeo, June 10, 2024, courtesy of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. Complete results are available at www.collegerodeo.com. Listen to comments from Mid Plains Community College Rodeo Coach Aukai Kaai here: Barrel racing: 1, Taycie Matthews, University of…
Ranching with Purpose – Gabriel Connealy on Breaking the Barrier

Ranching with Purpose – Gabriel Connealy on Breaking the Barrier

Gabriel Connealy shares about his family business, Connealy Angus, and how they ranch with purpose in the Nebraska Sandhills. Listen as we get back to our ranching roots on this episode of Breaking the Barrier. Apple Podcasts: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5gsPYYmOoUn1Qkhz9RMtYD?si=UuWdb_bTTwmtUs3aWjY8mQ
Closing in on Nebraska: 5th border state confirms HPAI in dairy cattle

Closing in on Nebraska: 5th border state confirms HPAI in dairy cattle

Wyoming officials over the weekend confirmed a case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in a herd of dairy cattle, making it Nebraska's fifth border state with a confirmed case. As of June 10, Nebraska has not had a confirmed case of HPAI in livestock. However, five of Nebraska's six border…
Nebraska Extension: Challenging weather ahead for the week of June 10th

Nebraska Extension: Challenging weather ahead for the week of June 10th

After a weekend of storms across much of Nebraska, the state could be in for another round of challenging weather.  Eric Hunt, an agricultural meteorology and climate resilience educator with Nebraska Extension, shared a report of the damage and what this week’s weather could look like.   Hunt said that…
Southeast Nebraska man seriously injured in tractor accident

Southeast Nebraska man seriously injured in tractor accident

ODELL, Neb. (AP) — A 75-year-old man was seriously injured in a home accident on June 5th in Odell. At 6:45 p.m., the Gage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding the incident. John Novotny, of Odell, was working on his house while standing in the front-end bucket of…
Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo happening this week in Burwell

Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo happening this week in Burwell

Burwell will play host to this year's Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo happening June 12-15. High school rodeo athletes from across the state will compete for a chance to represent Nebraska at the National High School Finals Rodeo this July in Rock Springs, Wyoming. View the full schedule here: Schedule…
Nebraska Rodeo Update for June 8th

Nebraska Rodeo Update for June 8th

The Nebraska Rodeo Update is a weekly radio program designed to highlight Nebraska rodeo and western events. The program sheds light on the success of Nebraska athletes, rodeos, and cowboy culture in the Cornhusker state. Listen to the update, or read highlights from the program below! Program Overview: Buffalo Bill…