KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report 4-12

KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report 4-12

The second crop progress report from USDA is still pretty brief, but showed some promising news in increasing soil moisture in the Northern plains of the US. The report though starts with corn planting. Which nationwide doubled week to week from 2% to 4% complete. Of course Texas has the…
Quinn’s Change of Venue motion under consideration

Quinn’s Change of Venue motion under consideration

A hearing was held in Furnas County District Court Monday morning on a change of venue motion by 56-year-old William "Billy" Quinn. Quinn, of Oxford, has pled not guilty to 15 felony charges in connection with a child sex trafficking investigation in Furnas County. He is set for a two-week…
NE Craft Brewery Board seeks grant proposals by April 30

NE Craft Brewery Board seeks grant proposals by April 30

The Nebraska Craft Brewery Board is seeking proposals to fund projects designed to enhance the state’s hop and craft brewery industry. This year, the Board has approximately $100,000 available to fund innovative research, development and marketing projects from growers, industry organizations, state and local agencies, educational groups, and other eligible…
K-State’s Lollato gives update on Kansas wheat condition

K-State’s Lollato gives update on Kansas wheat condition

K-State Research and Extension wheat specialist Romulo Lollato talks about the condition of the 2021 Kansas wheat crop. Lollato says that spring moisture has made the prospects of a good wheat crop very promising, in part due to approximately 4-6 inches of precipitation received across Kansas since March 12. "From…
Two Rivers offering vaccination clinic Tuesday at UNK

Two Rivers offering vaccination clinic Tuesday at UNK

KEARNEY – Two Rivers Health Department is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Kearney to offer a mass vaccination clinic for the general public, university students and employees. The clinic is from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at UNK’s Cope Stadium, 2708 12th Ave. Participants…
Yocom Looks For Strong Finish with the Huskers

Yocom Looks For Strong Finish with the Huskers

Cozad Alum Sarah Yocom is enjoying her senior campaign as a member of the Husker softball team. Yocom has played all four seasons with the Huskers, spending time at 3rd baseball, shortstop, 2nd base and this year she has started 18 games for the Huskers at First. Click here for…
Diverse Nematode collection aids researchers in major discoveries

Diverse Nematode collection aids researchers in major discoveries

Waukesha, Wis. (April 12, 2021) – Tucked into a greenhouse at the University of Georgia is the largest active collection of experimentally adapted soybean cyst nematode (SCN) populations. The collection, which is maintained by University of Georgia Nematologist Melissa Mitchum, represents the wide range of SCN populations in soybean growers’ fields…
Minutemaids Have Record Setting Day

Minutemaids Have Record Setting Day

Lexington-History was made this weekend for the Lexington girls soccer team as the Minutemaids beat Gering 7-0. Sophomore, Citaili Prado scored a school record five goals to help Lexington to the win. The previous record was four in one game set by Bridget Seberger in 2010. The seven goals on…
Wheat Foods Council tackles consumer questions

Wheat Foods Council tackles consumer questions

MANHATTAN, Kan. — What do consumers want to know about wheat? The Wheat Foods Council is answering common questions in a new series of short videos featuring wheat expert Brett Carver, Ph.D. Carver is the wheat genetics chair in agriculture at Oklahoma State University. During the video series, he will…