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Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Weaver Brand Ready-To-Eat Chicken Patty Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON– Tyson Foods Inc., a Pine Bluff, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materia... Read More

NCTA meets agriculture’s interests

CURTIS, Neb. – Everywhere we go it seems Nebraskans are talking about how quickly the summer has been speeding by. I believe that is particularly experienced by those of us in agriculture. Families are not ready to bid farewell to their high sch... Read More

Poll offers insight on rural Nebraskan's views of immigration

While rural Nebraskans have mixed opinions about the impact of immigration on rural Nebraska, those more likely to have lived alongside recent immigrants have more positive views, according to the 2019 Nebraska Rural Poll. Overall, 38% of respondent... Read More

USDA Secretary Perdue to appear at UNL town Hall

As part of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 150th anniversary celebration, Chancellor Ronnie Green will host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Aug. 23 for a public town hall event during the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. Fo... Read More

Delivering child care in agricultural communities

At a time when agricultural employers are struggling to find workers, access to quality child care can aid in worker recruitment, improve retention and boost employee morale. A new resource, “Roadmap for delivering child care in agricultural co... Read More

Irrigation districts hold update on work progress of damaged irrigation canal

The Gering Ft. Laramie District updated constituents on the construction at the Ft. Laramie Canal on Monday, Aug. 12, at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff. The work on the canal wall breach is complete and ready for wh... Read More

(Audio) Special Edition of

Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2019.  This week, a special edition, as we’re once again (and for the final time) joined by Dr. Ron Rosati, the Dean of the campus of the Nebraska College of Tec... Read More

NRD donates more than $30K to irrigation district

The North Platte Natural Resources District board of directors on Aug. 8, acted unanimously to provide more than $30,000 in financial relief to the Gering-Ft. Laramie Irrigation District (GFLID) for repairs to the Ft. Laramie Canal.  The canal su... Read More

Fundraising Dinner in Gering Raises Thousands for Canal Disaster Relief Fund

Thursday evening's dinner-time fundraising effort in Gering for producers impacted by the failure of the Ft. Laramie Canal was a big success. Grilling for Growers at the Fresh Foods parking lot serving over a thousand people with a burger, hot dog... Read More

Marshall named new CEO of NRRA

The Nebraska Rural Radio Association Board of Directors recently announced that Tim Marshall will become the new CEO/ General Manager of the company effective January 1, 2020.   Tim will succeed Craig Larson who announced in March to the board of d... Read More

Missouri River Runoff Peaks, Water Releases to Remain High

The runoff season along the Missouri River, abruptly started by the bomb-cyclone in March, has finally peaked in 2019. However, the Army Corps of Engineers says water releases from the river system dams will likely remain high through the fall. Th... Read More