More Headlines

Deadline Nears to Enroll in Crop Stubble Program

Posted: 05/16/2013 - Nebraska landowners have only a couple of weeks left to enroll in a program that pays them up to $10 an acre for keeping their wheat and mile stubble 14 inches or taller during this year's harvest.

Read More

Farm Bill Progress Starts with Ag Committees

Updated: 05/15/2013 - Last year Congress' attempt at a farm bill failed when the House of Representatives never scheduled a vote on their final version. Now lawmakers in Washington have taken the first steps toward a 2013 Farm Bill.

Read More

Federal Reserve Says Farm Income Weaker in 1Q

Updated: 05/15/2013 - The Federal Reserve says farm income growth slowed across the Plains and western states in the first quarter as costs increased and the drought lingered.

Read More

This Week on Pure Nebraska: May 14, 2013

Updated: 05/14/2013 - We'll travel to the Gage County fairgrounds and learn more about the "Day on the Farm" Agricultural Awareness Program. Find out how third graders are learning about the world of farming.

Read More

Nebraska Farmers Working to Plant Corn Crop

Updated: 05/14/2013 - Nebraska farmers are working hard to plant their corn crop, but this spring's wet weather has slowed their work. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says about 43 percent of Nebraska's corn crop has been planted. That's about 10 days behind the average of 77 percent planted at this point. Nebraska's wheat crop continues to be in bad shape. About 48 percent of the wheat crop is in poor or very poor condition.

Read More

Farm Beginnings Event In North Platte

Posted: 05/13/2013 - Those wanting to evaluate and plan a farming business can get training and support this month from a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension program.

Read More

Future Heads of Family Farms Dig into Financials

Posted: 05/11/2013 - Some University of Missouri students preparing to return to the family farm are analyzing their own family finances for firsthand lessons in the economics of modern agriculture.

Read More

USDA: Despite Late Start, Record Corn Crop Likely

Posted: 05/10/2013 - The wet start to the corn planting season may reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much corn they're still likely to bring in a record crop.

Read More

Tenative Agreement Reached on Nebaska Water Releases

Posted: 05/09/2013 - Nebraska officials have agreed to stop releasing water into Kansas, now that the states have reached a tentative agreement on Kansas' future access to water from the Republican River.

Read More

Missouri River Basin Remains Dryer Than Normal

Posted: 05/09/2013 - Despite wet weather in April, the amount of water flowing into the Missouri River remains below normal because of slow runoff and the ongoing drought. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday that the cold weather reduced the amount of runoff from snowmelt in the past month.

Read More

Despite Heavy Snow, Water Short in North Platte River

Posted: 05/08/2013 - The Wyoming State Engineer's Office expects more calls on water rights in the North Platte River drainage in the months ahead despite recent heavy snowfall in the river headwaters. Hydrologists continue to forecast less water storage than the amount needed for irrigation.

Read More

Wet Spring Brings Troubling Start to Corn Planting

Posted: 05/07/2013 - Farmers in the nation's breadbasket who only recently were praying for an end to a withering drought are now pining for enough sunshine and heat to dry their muddy fields in time to plant their corn and other crops.

Read More

This Week on Pure Nebraska: May 7, 2013

Updated: 05/07/2013 - You might be a life-long Nebraskan and yet you may have never heard of the Roman l. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center near Clay Center. We'll take you there for a tour and find out how this facility works to help the livestock industry.

Read More

Too Wet to Plant, Too Dry to Grow?

Updated: 05/01/2013 - Planting season is underway, and after last year's drought, the governor says he's optimistic about this season. But one farmer says it's too soon to tell.

Read More

This Week on Pure Nebraska: April 30, 2013

Updated: 04/30/2013 - This time of year, farmers and producers are thinking about planting season. And many farmers are putting crops in the ground with the help of the latest technology. We'll meet a farmer who is using social media to help with his operation.

Read More

Planting Season Gets Underway

Updated: 04/30/2013 - The Nebraska Corn Board says Nebraska farmers will be making a $3 billion investment in the next few weeks as they plant 9.9. million acres of corn.

Read More

Looking for Love in Dwindling Farm Country

Posted: 04/29/2013 - As family farms sell out to corporations and more farmers move to the city, it's getting harder for single people in rural areas to find mates.

Read More
KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: info@1011now.com KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: kgin@1011now.com KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email : ksnb@1011now.com
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.