26 students begin Rural Fellows experiences

26 students begin Rural Fellows experiences

Twenty-six students began their 10-week internships in 16 Nebraska communities on May 24. They are the newest cohort of Rural Fellows, an experiential learning program organized through the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Rural Prosperity Nebraska initiative. These students will work with mentors and leaders in their assigned communities…
NDA Releases Guidance for Enlist Herbicide Runoff Prevention Label Requirements

NDA Releases Guidance for Enlist Herbicide Runoff Prevention Label Requirements

The herbicides Enlist One and Enlist Duo both have labels that require the applicator to select mitigation measures to avoid product runoff from the application site and subsequent surface water contamination. (Photo: Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln) LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA)…
Class C and D Boys State Golf Recap

Class C and D Boys State Golf Recap

The boys high school golf state championships started on Tuesday and concluded on Wednesday. In Class C at the Elks Country Club in Columbus, Tekamah-Herman finished in third place overall as a team, with a two-day total of a 687. Brock Rogers finished in a tie for 14th with a…
KTIC NewsCenter Morning News 5-26-22

KTIC NewsCenter Morning News 5-26-22

The West Point City Council has implemented the recently passed half cent increase in the sales and use tax. For the third straight month a leading economic indicator for Nebraska rose. Another free concert has been announced for the grand reopening of the Gene Leahy Mall in downtown Omaha. ...these…
Train derailment in Dawson Co this morning

Train derailment in Dawson Co this morning

RRN/ About 30 Union Pacific rail cars with coal derailed 2 miles southeast of Gothenburg around 7:30am Thursday. (Paul Pack/ KRVN Radio) Click here for photo album by Paul Pack/ KRVN Radio An eastbound Union Pacific train carrying coal from Wyoming derailed this morning about two miles southeast of Gothenburg.…
Daily Cash Grain Bids | Wednesday May 25, 2022

Daily Cash Grain Bids | Wednesday May 25, 2022

Central Valley Ag -Elgin Corn - 752 Beans - 1621Humphrey Corn - 757 Beans - 1626Laurel Corn - 757 Beans - 1621Monroe Corn - 757 Beans - 1636Oakland E. Hub Corn - 764 Beans - 1631Royal Hub Corn - 762 Beans - 1636Wakefield Corn - 745 Beans - 1616Hinton, IA…
Grain IQ podcast explores how seasonality impacts marketing plan

Grain IQ podcast explores how seasonality impacts marketing plan

Every year is different when it comes to grain marketing, but some patterns will hold true. In this episode of Grain IQ, Heartland Farm Partners President Jeff Peterson sheds light on how the seasonality of grain can impact your marketing plan. Grain IQ is a production of the Nebraska Rural…
Soybean Farmers Share 2023 Farm Bill Priorities

Soybean Farmers Share 2023 Farm Bill Priorities

The American Soybean Association Wednesday shared the organization’s 2023 Farm Bill priorities. ASA President Brad Doyle, who grows soybeans in Arkansas, says, “Getting to this point has involved a thoughtful information-gathering process that began back in September 2021.” Priorities for ASA include improving the Title I farm safety net for…
Assessing freeze injury to wheat

Assessing freeze injury to wheat

Wheat growers in western Nebraska are concerned about possible injury due to abnormally low temperatures that occurred several times over the past weekend. Winter wheat is in the late boot to early heading stage at the present time but has been subjected to a number of stressors this growing season.…