Video Highlights | Day 3 | Husker Harvest Days

Video Highlights | Day 3 | Husker Harvest Days

The Sunrise Report https://youtu.be/ouGRjBOPCjk Orthman Manufacturing Orthman is a leader in agricultural equipment because quality is built into everything they do! đź’Ş In this video spotlight, learn more about their cultivators and residue management tools that they had on display at Husker Harvest Days! https://youtu.be/AIUGzLYeJpI Western Irrigation Husker Harvest Days…
Livestream: Nebraska State Fair Livestock Shows

Livestream: Nebraska State Fair Livestock Shows

Can’t make it to the Nebraska State Fair this year?  The Nebraska Rural Radio Association is teaming up with Homestead Bank and Green Plains to bring you the livestock shows, LIVE from the fairgrounds.  Visit this website each show day to see how your favorite 4-H and FFA exhibitors do! …
NDA announces Cicely Batie as Agency’s new Assistant Director

NDA announces Cicely Batie as Agency’s new Assistant Director

LINCOLN – Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman has announcedthe hiring of Cicely Batie for the position of assistant director. Batie, who has education andexperience in agricultural economics, natural resources, and trade, began working at NDA in lateJune. “Cicely is a native Nebraskan, growing up on her family…
Johnston family rodeo legacy continues with fourth generation in Nebraska

Johnston family rodeo legacy continues with fourth generation in Nebraska

The Johnston family name is well-known in the rodeo circuit for their talent in the steer wrestling contest, and now the fourth generation is setting his sights on winning a national title as he competes in his home state. As a sophomore, Coy Johnston of Stapelton, Nebraska, is preparing for…
Preparing for local farmers’ markets | 2021 Fridays in the Field | Ep. 10

Preparing for local farmers’ markets | 2021 Fridays in the Field | Ep. 10

Farmers’ markets are in full swing across Nebraska, hosting large and small produce farmers alike. But do you know what it takes to prepare for each market? Ryan Pekarek of Pekarek’s Produce near Dwight, Nebraska, describes their process for preparing for farmers’ markets. He said first, they pick produce seven…
Nebraska All-Around Cowboy sets sights on winning a national title

Nebraska All-Around Cowboy sets sights on winning a national title

Cooper Bass of Brewster, Nebraska, got his start roping in the branding pen with a childhood friend. Fast forward to his junior year in high school, Bass earned the title of Nebraska All-Around Cowboy and is now preparing to compete at the National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR). Bass, who…
Ag Secretary visiting Nebraska on Friday

Ag Secretary visiting Nebraska on Friday

The top U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) official is planning a visit to the cornhusker state. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Omaha, Nebraska on Friday.  A USDA press advisory states the trip is for a major announcement.  That announcement could be regarding a rule to protect the…