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*Audio* Native Nebraskan to be inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

National Farmers Day was celebrated on Monday, Oct. 12, and we celebrated by looking back at a farmer-inventor, Frank Zybach, who changed the midwest landscape with center-pivot irrigation. Zybach, a... Read More

Midwest lawmakers Seek Funding for Missouri River Navigation

Lawmakers from Lower Missouri River states this week penned a letter urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide additional funding for navigation projects along the river. The lawmakers say many farmers, industries and small businesses in ... Read More

Rural Radio Network partners with Aksarben to livestream livestock shows

The Rural Radio Network recently announced that it has partnered with the Aksarben Stock Show to provide livestream videos of the livestock shows. The show will take place Sept. 25-27, 2020. The livestream will begin on Sept. 25 at 9 am, beginning... Read More

Legendary farm broadcaster Orion Samuelson to retire

A farm broadcasting legend recently announced his retirement effective at the end of this year, ending an over 60-year career. Orion Samuelson has been heard on WGN Radio in Chicago for decades. He also co-hosts "This Week in Agri-Business" with M... Read More

13th ANNUAL NEBRASKA WIND & SOLAR CONFERENCE  POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

LINCOLN, NE. – The 13th Annual Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference scheduled for November 9-10, 2020, has been postponed due to COVID-19 based restrictions and health risks. The Planning Committee feels the face-to-face interaction and networking... Read More

Atrazine decision provides certainty to farmers

MANHATTAN, Kan. — EPA announced the interim decision for atrazine, marking the end of the registration review process and clearing the way for continued use of a key herbicide for Kansas farmers. The Kansas Corn Growers Association (KCGA) is a foun... Read More

Peterson Wants Confirmation That EPA Will Reject SREs

House Ag Committee Chair Collin Peterson says he’s seen nothing in writing that President Donald Trump told the Environmental Protection Agency to reject any small refinery exemptions under the Renewable Fuels Standard. The Hagstrom Report says ... Read More

Renew Kansas Biofuels Association on E15 reg.

TOPEKA, Kan. — Renew Kansas Biofuels Association submitted written comments to Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) regarding the agency’s notice of public hearing on its proposal to revoke an existing regulation limiting the Reid V... Read More

USDA and Nebraska Sign Shared Stewardship Agreement to Improve Forests and Grasslands

Lincoln, Nebraska – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue joined Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts today to sign a Shared Stewardship Agreement between USDA’s Forest Service and the State of Nebraska. The Shared Stewardship ... Read More