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Work-Study: Students study ag topics in high school biology
Work-Study: Students study ag topics in high school biology

July 11, 2019

Several Nebraska youth are getting a taste of the agricultural research world.  Students at Central City, Nebraska, in Mrs. Chelle Gillan’s advanced biology and anatomy and physiology classes are required to do a research project...






Sizzlin’ S of Montana raises $10k for Nebraska ranchers
Sizzlin’ S of Montana raises $10k for Nebraska ranchers

April 19, 2019

After seeing the outpouring of support for his community following the 2017 Lodgepole Fire, Rod Paschke of Jordon, Montana, knew he had to do something for Nebraska ranchers devastated by flooding. “That fire didn’t affect...


Breums win Producer of the Year Award
Breums win Producer of the Year Award

April 18, 2019

Jim Breum of Taylor has been in the cattle business since he was born 81 years ago. He was born about in the middle of his present living room, he said. Breum was named Producer...



KLA to Receive Don L. Good Impact Award

April 18, 2019

Make plans to attend the fifth annual K-State ASI Family & Friends Reunion Oct. 4 in Manhattan. MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA), a trade organization protecting the business interests of livestock producers,...


K-State, UNL students selected as AHA interns

April 18, 2019

AUSTIN SELECTED AS HPI INTERN Adrian Austin will serve as the Hereford Publication Inc. (HPI) intern. The Illinois native and National Junior Swine Association junior board secretary is majoring in agricultural communications at Kansas State...








South Dakota FFA To Award Scholarships

March 21, 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota FFA is dedicated to premier leadership, personal growth, and career success and is therefore proud to support South Dakota FFA members in their post-secondary education. The following scholarships will be...


South Dakota: State FFA degrees awarded

March 21, 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. – 267 South Dakota FFA members will receive their State FFA Degree at the 91st South Dakota State FFA Convention in Brookings, S.D., on April 8th, 2019. The State FFA Degree is the...


College student trades spring break for disaster relief
College student trades spring break for disaster relief

March 21, 2019

A college student in Nebraska isn’t snowmobiling in Minnesota, like she had planned to do over spring break this week. Instead, she’s working fifteen hour days, collecting animal feed and medicines to help those farmers...


NDA 2019 ag poster contest winners
NDA 2019 ag poster contest winners

March 13, 2019

LINCOLN – In celebration of National Ag Week, March 10-16, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is announcing the winners of this year’s poster contest. More than 1,800 students in grades 1-6 from all over...