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Friday Feeders: Olsen Ranches carries on traditions started in 1885

This week's Friday Feeders is brought to you by FNBO the great big, small bank. Olsen Ranches has its roots in Banner County with a diversified operation, growing crops and raising cattle. Douglas O... Read More

The NebraskaN Livestock Show Cancelled

On September 14, 2020, The National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic their 2021 event needed to be cancelled. On September 15, the Grand Island Livestock Complex Authority (GILCA) began exploring the poten... Read More

Gering farmer directs $2,500 to local Special Olympians

Local farmer Davin Peterson recently directed $2,500 from America’s Farmers Grow Communities to the Scotts Bluff County Coyotes Unified Special Olympics Program. The grant is sponsored by Bayer Fund, which partners with farmers to provide grants to... Read More

Semi collides with tractor in Custer County

A tractor and a semi collided around 3:44pm Monday in Custer County. The Custer County Sheriff's Office says it occurred 4 miles west of Merna on Highway 92. Both vehicles were traveling westbound when a Peterbilt semi attempted to pass a John Dee... Read More

Nebraska Ag Expo postponed to February 23-25, 2021

The Nebraska Ag Expo is moving to 2021, instead of canceling the show, it was decided  with recent increases in COVID-19 guidelines it would be best to move the show into the new year.  Cindy Feldman is Director of Marketing for the Iowa-Nebraska E... Read More

Windy conditions: likely cause of combine fire

High winds and dry conditions were the likely causes of a combine fire north of Morrill on Sunday, Nov. 15. Ron Sittner was out in his combine bringing in the last of the corn. His daughter Amy and her husband Charles Banghart were at the end of t... Read More

Nebraska Rural Radio Association announces next Rural Radio Forum

“Farm Financing for the Future” is the latest topic on quarterly Rural Radio Forum It’s been a long and difficult year for everyone. But, the cycle of Agriculture continues with producers now planning their inputs and purchases for the 2021 ... Read More

American trust in farmers remains strong

A majority of adults in the U.S. view farmers’ sustainability practices positively, and an overwhelming majority of them trust farmers. Those findings are the results of a new public opinion poll taken by the American Farm Bureau Federation. The... Read More

Panhandle Research and Extension Center welcomes new BQA Coordinator

The UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff welcomed its new Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator Jesse Fulton on Nov. 2. Fulton recently worked for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in Denver but was looking to... Read More

Report: UNL Ranked Among Top 20 in Agricultural Sciences in U.S.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is among the top 20 U.S. institutions for academic research in the field of agricultural sciences, according to the 2021 U.S. News and World Report Best Global Universities Subject Rankings. The rankings, which w... Read More

Ice storm swats northeast Nebraska

West Point, Neb. -- An ice storm struck northeast Nebraska overnight causing downed power lines and tree limbs. Courtesy/Dwight Lane. Photo taken at 4am Tuesday at the KTIC Studios next to Highway 275 in West Point. West Point, Wisner, Bee... Read More