KAAPA Ethanol Weekly Crop Progress Report

KAAPA Ethanol Weekly Crop Progress Report

Crop Progress as of July 14th: Compiled by Water Street SolutionsCorn Silking 41%; 24% last week; 32% on averageCorn Dough 8%; 3% last week; 4% on averageCorn Condition 68% G/E; 68% G/E last week, 57% last yearSoybeans Blooming 51%; 34% last week; 44% on averageSoybeans Setting Pods 18%; 9% last…
Deadline approaching for 2025 Farm Dog of the Year contest

Deadline approaching for 2025 Farm Dog of the Year contest

Farmers have until July 19 to submit nominations for the 2025 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest. This is the seventh year of the contest which is supported by Nestlé Purina PetCare and celebrates farm dogs and the many ways they support farmers and ranchers. The grand prize…
Report: Keep some COVID-era telehealth ‘flexibilities’; research quality, costs

Report: Keep some COVID-era telehealth ‘flexibilities’; research quality, costs

Receiving medical services via telehealth was a requirement for some during the pandemic but has continued to grow in popularity since then.In states such as Nebraska with large rural areas, telehealth can be especially important. Certain pandemic-era telehealth "flexibilities" allowed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will expire at…
Supernovas Re-Sign Thomas Robson as Assistant Coach 

Supernovas Re-Sign Thomas Robson as Assistant Coach 

OMAHA, Neb. – The Omaha Supernovas have announced the re-signing of Thomas Robson as assistant coach for the upcoming Pro Volleyball Federation season. Robson returns to Omaha after helping the Supernovas to the inaugural Pro Volleyball Federation Championship on May 18, 2024, when Omaha swept the Grand Rapids Rise at the CHI Health Center.   Robson…
Sears Taken in Seventh Round of MLB Draft by Atlanta Braves

Sears Taken in Seventh Round of MLB Draft by Atlanta Braves

Nebraska senior Brett Sears was selected in the seventh round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves on Monday afternoon. Sears, who became the fourth seventh-round selection in NU history, was the No. 221 pick overall in the draft. Sears becomes the fifth Husker pitcher under head…
JD Vance Picked by Donald Trump as his 2024 Running Mate

JD Vance Picked by Donald Trump as his 2024 Running Mate

MILWAUKEE-In the opening moments of the 2024 Republican National Convention on Monday, Donald Trump announced via Truth Social that Ohio US Senator J.D. Vance would be his Vice Presidential Candidate. Vance is a veteran of the Marine Corps, graduate from both Ohio State University and Yale Law School, and is…
Caron Selected in Fourth Round of MLB Draft by Seattle Mariners

Caron Selected in Fourth Round of MLB Draft by Seattle Mariners

Nebraska junior catcher Josh Caron was selected in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Seattle Mariners on Monday afternoon. Caron, who became the seventh fourth-round selection in NU history, was the No. 121 pick overall in the draft, which is being held in Fort Worth,…
Funk Cupcake Winners Announced

Funk Cupcake Winners Announced

The Funk School Community Center hosted the Funk Festival of Cupcakes on Sunday, July 14th. There were many bakers competing for up to $250 in prize money. The center announces the winners: Grand Champion- Danielle Johnston, Osborne KS  People's Choice- Presley Horner, Kearney  BEST TASTING  Pro  First-Morgan Peterson, Imperial NE …
On this day in agriculture history: UNL Tractor Test Laboratory opens

On this day in agriculture history: UNL Tractor Test Laboratory opens

On this day in 1919, the Tractor Test Laboratory opened its doors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), marking a significant milestone in agricultural machinery testing. The lab was established following the passage of the Nebraska Tractor Test Law, which required all tractors sold in the state to be tested…