AGRICULTURE

Styles are changing for dairy cattle entering the show ring. Dairy cattle may enter the show ring with four stripes on each side of their bodies. The stripes are created by closely clipped hair.

Lincoln — Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Extension Centers and Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory have kickstarted a project that takes a new approach at real-time precision livestock management in extensive rangeland ecosystems.

The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce’s Agri-Business Council is once again busy preparing for the sixth annual Northeast Nebraska Ag Banquet, after canceling in 2020 for safety reasons related to the pandemic.

LINCOLN — Nebraska corn farmers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn in 2021 according to the latest Prospective Plantings report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). If these planting estimates hold up, Nebraska corn farmers will invest nearly $2.2 billion dollars into the…

LINCOLN — As temperatures begin to rise and schools dismiss for the school year, families may soon be hitting the road to enjoy summer vacations. The month of May typically kicks off the summer driving season, and it’s also a time to celebrate Nebraska’s biofuel industries through Renewable …

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Jesse Thomas of Randolph builds and sells his creations under the mantle of his self-owned and operated guitar business, Hummingbird Guitars. He designs and assembles both solid-body electric guitars and hollow-bodied resonators, with the latter designs made frequently out of cigar boxes tha…

Despite the flood in 2019 and the coronavirus in 2020, business is good at the tavern in Monowi, Nebraska's town with a population of one person. The tavern will celebrate its 50th year this year.

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