Conservation Funding Available

Conservation Funding Available

Farmers and ranchers interested in preventing erosion, improving soil health, conserving water and wildlife, or making any other natural resource conservation improvements to their property are encouraged to apply now for funding available from the USDA Natural...
Agricultural Education Teachers Receive Awards

Agricultural Education Teachers Receive Awards

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation works to keep agricultural educators in Nebraska classrooms by awarding 13 Nebraska agricultural education teachers $14,000. “All 13 teachers make a difference in their classrooms and their communities,” said Megahn Schafer,...
West Nile Detected in Cherry County

West Nile Detected in Cherry County

The North Central District Health Department would like to report that a pool of mosquitoes in Cherry county (near Valentine) has tested positive for West Nile Virus.  In addition, an increasing number of mosquito pools in Holt county have tested positive, since the...
Mountain Lion Kills Goat Near Chadron

Mountain Lion Kills Goat Near Chadron

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials have confirmed that a male mountain lion killed a domestic goat near Chadron in Dawes County. The goat’s owner contacted Game and Parks officials July 16 after finding the dead animal. That day, Game and Parks biologists...