Former RFD-TV anchor reflects on the life of  founder Patrick Gottsch

Former RFD-TV anchor reflects on the life of founder Patrick Gottsch

Marlin Bohling, a familiar voice to the Rural Radio Network, reflected on the life of Patrick Gottsch, founder and president of Rural Media Group, who passed away over the weekend at age 70. Bohling joined KRVN and the Rural Radio Network in 2012 and worked there for about two years…
Nebraska wheat disease update

Nebraska wheat disease update

Wheat disease surveys were conducted May 14-16 in the southeast, south-central, southwest and Panhandle of Nebraska. Growth stage ranged from flag leaf emerging or emerged in the northern Panhandle to wheat headed or flowering in the southeast. Disease levels were generally low and some fields had little or no disease.…
Nebraska Extension offers Part 107 drone test prep courses

Nebraska Extension offers Part 107 drone test prep courses

During the months of June, July and August 2024, Nebraska Extension will be offering one-day (eight hour) courses across the state to prepare individuals to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aeronautical Knowledge Exam. “The Part 107 Test Prep Course has been very successful, and students have been doing very…
Thedford and Stapleton High School Rodeo Results

Thedford and Stapleton High School Rodeo Results

Nebraska High School Rodeo Association student athletes spent their weekend in Thedford and Stapleton. Here are results from both days of rodeo, per the NEHSRA: Day 1: Thedford - Thomas County Fairgrounds NE - Sat May 18  Tie Down NeHSRA #PlaceNameScore/Time4221Schrunk, Kaddo - Pender NE11.8304402Mead, Luke - Norfolk NE12.0802123Drueke, Taylor…
NPPC Secure Pork Priorities in House Farm Bill

NPPC Secure Pork Priorities in House Farm Bill

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) applauds the U.S. House Agriculture Committee’s unveiling of its 2024 Farm Bill. “America’s pork producers appreciate Chairman G.T. Thompson’s willingness to listen, put pen to paper, and address the most pressing issues facing the agriculture industry across the country – a prime example of…
Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: May 18, 2024

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: May 18, 2024

Sunshine and the 80sThe next few days will feature plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, especially Friday, May 17 when highs should easily exceed 80 statewide. Temperatures may even be every bit of 90 around North Platte, Valentine and Bloomfield on Friday. It will also be relatively breezy, especially in…
Top BBQ tips on National Barbecue Day

Top BBQ tips on National Barbecue Day

When it comes to barbecue, few people in the Lone Star State know more than a trio of Texas A&M University meat scientists, affectionately known as the “Three Brisketeers.” Together, these long-time friends and colleagues share more than 120 years of collective expertise in the art and science behind smoking and grilling meat to…
Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Meet the CNFR Qualifier: Kaden Wooters

Steer wrestler and Elwood, Nebraska native Kaden Wooters is making his second trip to the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming this June.   This time, however, he will be representing the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits. Wooters’ first qualification in the steer wrestling came last year during his…