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AUDIO: Market Commentary with Daily Brokers

Summary Market Recap 7-14 Equities were able to overcome their concerns from California's move to put Covid-19 restrictions back in place and moved higher on Tuesday. Earnings week kicked off ... Read More

Audio: KAAPA Ethanol Crop Progress Report For The Week Of July 13

The latest crop progress report shows the toll the hot, dog days of summer are bringing for crops, pastures and moisture conditions. Corn and soybean conditions continue to deteriorate for most states, but a select few were able to see weekly conditi... Read More

Kansas State Fair canceled this year amid pandemic concerns

HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Kansas State Fair Board has decided to cancel this year's fair amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Hutchinson News reports that Monday's reversal came a week after the board initially voted to continue with the fair. That ini... Read More

(AUDIO) Loomis graduate visits KRVN studios

Darla Thorell, a 2020 graduate of Loomis High School, recently visited KRVN in Lexington to learn more about radio and agriculture communications. In the fall, Thorell plans to attend Southeast Community College in Beatrice to study diversified ag... Read More

Hibberd Received NAYC's Highest Honor at 2020 NAYI

LINCOLN – Charles “Chuck” Hibberd, retired Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension, was selected by Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC) members to receive the Council’s highest honor, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute’s (NAYI... Read More

Interest rate decreased to 2.5% for homeownership program

Lincoln, Neb. July 10, 2020- Effective July 1, 2020, the interest rate decreased to 2.5 percent for USDA Rural Development’s Direct Homeownership Loan Program.  This is the lowest interest rate in the history of the program!  Makes it even a gr... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2020 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, Chancellor Kristensen chat... Read More

John Deere dealer supports Northeast’s Nexus project

NORFOLK, Neb. - Green Line Equipment, a John Deere dealership with 10 locations in northeast and central Nebraska, has committed $50,000 to the capital campaign to modernize the agriculture education facilities at Northeast Community College in Norfo... Read More

Chicken Sandwich Showdown | Friday Five | July 10, 2020

Which restaurant has the best chicken sandwich? Popeyes | McDonald's | Chick-fil-A | Raising Cane's | KFC Rebel and Alex set out to find out, because Monday was National Fried Chicken Day. ...... Read More

(AUDIO) Grazing workshop scheduled to boost grazing production

A three-day Regenerative Grazing Workshop hosted by Cornerstone Grazing will be held Aug. 25-27, at the Koch Farm in Ellsworth, Neb. featuring Jim Gerrish of American Grazing Lands Services. Participants are limited and the cost is $700 per person w... Read More

June WASDE Recap

 Even with a higher old-crop carryover, USDA on Friday found lowered corn production and maintained demand for the 2020-21 corn crop, leading to a forecast of lower ending stocks for the crop. USDA on Friday released the July report for the World A... Read More