Weekly Conversation with NE Game and Parks’ Greg Wagner

Weekly Conversation with NE Game and Parks’ Greg Wagner

10-12 inch catchable Rainbow Trout have been stocked in area lakes and ponds this week, and Nebraska Game and Parks' Greg Wagner suggests going to an area hotspot and recommends bait for catching them. Wagner also recommends small No. 8 hooks with a split shot weight, but not using a…
Daily Cash Grain Bids | Thursday October 14, 2021

Daily Cash Grain Bids | Thursday October 14, 2021

Central Valley Ag -Elgin Corn - 488 Beans - 1161Humphrey Corn - 487 Beans - 1161Laurel Corn - 491 Beans - 1159Monroe Corn - 493 Beans - 1166Oakland E. Hub Corn - 492 Beans - 1159Royal Hub Corn - 493 Beans - 1166Wakefield Corn - 483 Beans - 1154Hinton, IA…
Wayne State Football hosts Augustana Saturday

Wayne State Football hosts Augustana Saturday

Wayne State faces Augustana Saturday afternoon in an NSIC South Division matchup that features two nationally ranked teams with kickoff set for 1 p.m. at Bob Cunningham Field in Wayne.   The 5-1 Wildcats, 2-0 in the NSIC South, are 23rd in this week's AFCA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll…
High-oil corn packs punch for pigs

High-oil corn packs punch for pigs

A new high-oil corn product offers greater amino acid and energy digestibility in growing pigs, according to new research from the University of Illinois. “This corn has a higher oil concentration – almost 9% – and more protein, a little bit more fiber, and a little bit more phosphorus. We…
Fortenberry helps rescue abandoned Biden interpreter

Fortenberry helps rescue abandoned Biden interpreter

(WASHINGTON, DC) – This morning, on the BBC World Service, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) outlined his work and that of the Human First Coalition in bringing Joe Biden’s abandoned Afghanistan interpreter and others facing persecution in Afghanistan to safety.  Fortenberry made the following statement about ongoing rescue efforts and the…
Bruns reappointed as West Center Research and Extension Center director

Bruns reappointed as West Center Research and Extension Center director

Kelly Bruns has been reappointed to the role of director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s West Central Research, Extension and Education Center (WCREEC) in North Platte. The reappointment is for a five-year term. Bruns joined the center in an associate director role in 2014 and has served as director since…
Project focuses on diversifying midwest farms

Project focuses on diversifying midwest farms

Two Iowa State University researchers will join a five-year project that seeks to make Midwestern agriculture more resilient by moving away from the dominant corn-soybean rotation. The $10 million project is funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Iowa State joins Purdue University researchers, who say, "Growing…
Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract

Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday after the United Auto Workers union said negotiators couldn't deliver a new agreement that would meet the “demands and needs” of workers. The vast majority of the union rejected a contract offer earlier this week…
Kansas Farm Bureau Campaign School accepting registrations

Kansas Farm Bureau Campaign School accepting registrations

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas Farm Bureau’s Campaign School is accepting registrations for a two-day strategy session on Feb. 9-10 to train current and future office holders, campaign managers and volunteer leaders on how to mount a successful campaign. This nonpartisan, unbiased program offers in-depth instruction from national political experts on…