Nebraska students invited to attend 2024 Youth Crop Scouting Competition

Nebraska students invited to attend 2024 Youth Crop Scouting Competition

Nebraska junior high and high school students interested in agronomy are invited to attend the 11th annual Youth Crop Scouting Competition. This year's contest will be held August 7th at the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center near Mead. Students interested in corn and soybeans can learn about crop…
Lewiston Consolidated graduate selected to be Nebraska Beef Ambassador 

Lewiston Consolidated graduate selected to be Nebraska Beef Ambassador 

Leah Christen was recently selected as the senior Nebraska Beef Ambassador during the Beef Ambassador Contest and Beef Advocacy Training hosted by Nebraska Cattlemen.   Growing up on her family’s cow calf operation as a fifth-generation rancher is what Christen attributes to her passion for beef advocacy.   “Just always…
Results: National Junior High Finals Rodeo Update Rounds 1-4

Results: National Junior High Finals Rodeo Update Rounds 1-4

The National Junior High Finals Rodeo is underway in Des Moines, Iowa, and will continue through Saturday, June 19th. Here is an update on how Nebraska junior high rodeo athletes have competed so far: Performance 1 | Sunday, June 23rd - 7pm Bareback Riding 4th: Kelstyn Lindner, Broken Bow, Neb.,…
FULL LIST: Nebraska athletes compete at National Junior High Finals Rodeo

FULL LIST: Nebraska athletes compete at National Junior High Finals Rodeo

The National Junior High Finals Rodeo is underway in Des Moines, Iowa. The event began June 23, and will continue through the 29th. The rodeo features around 1,200 contestants from 43 states, five Canadian provinces, Australia and Mexico. Below is a list of Nebraska Junior High Rodeo athletes that will…
K-State brings over 100 students to Manhattan for livestock judging camps

K-State brings over 100 students to Manhattan for livestock judging camps

Kansas State University welcomed over 100 high school students to campus for their two annual livestock judging camps.   Students came from over 20 states to learn from the livestock judging team and coaching staff in Manhattan and improve their oral reasons skills on June 3-5 and June 10-12.  …
Gasoline handling demands safe practices, safe containers

Gasoline handling demands safe practices, safe containers

Using gasoline to start or keep a fire burning is an extremely dangerous act that is all too common in American barnyards and backyards. Jane Allsup, of Winterset, Iowa, lost her 10-year-old son, Christopher, when an outdated portable gasoline container exploded as he attempted to rekindle the previous night’s fun…
Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo – 2nd Performance Results

Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo – 2nd Performance Results

The Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo is underway in Burwell. The second performance took place Thursday, June 13th at 6pm. Here are results from that performance, per the NEHSRA: Click here to view the official state finals results spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQ1PANYiTGPdqmkAsCNAuXhf26bblADujlaY7-AA4zlpRXOJV9F7stAIMEvRtlRV8t7ODXW2a2psVEV/pubhtml