Ag and Outdoor 

Nebraska parks set for upgrades
Nebraska parks set for upgrades

Some Nebraska parks will see upgrades in the coming year. Watch the video for the full details! -Lake McConaughy: expanded campgrounds, more paved roads - Wildcat Hills: Nature Center recently enjoyed a redesign, exhibit expansion is planned - Schramm Edu

Game and Parks to check carcasses for deer disease

Game and Parks to check carcasses for deer disease

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission plans to sample deer carcasses for chronic wasting disease during the coming firearm season, Nov. 16-24.

Outdoor notes: Firearm deer season opens Nov. 16

Outdoor notes: Firearm deer season opens Nov. 16

Nebraska’s firearm deer season is Nov. 16-24, giving individuals an opportunity to share a hunt with family or friends.

2020 Permits and Tags Available

2020 Permits and Tags Available

The Nebraska Game and Parks are now offering 2020 hunting and fishing permits, tags and habitat stamps. One can purchase them online or at office locations across the state. Waterfowl zones are also being updated this season, share your thoughts and help

Game & Parks Address Poaching

Game & Parks Address Poaching

As the calendar advances deeper into hunting seasons, there's the unfortunate possibility of wildlife crimes. Help the Nebraska Game & Parks stop poaching with the Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers network. Waterfowl hunting zones are also being redefined t

Cattlemen Rally in Omaha

Cattlemen Rally in Omaha

Members of the Family Farm Action took part in a rally in Omaha to fight for better beef prices and practices. The Organization for Competitive Markets held the rally and former MO State Senator Wes Shoemyer was a guest speaker. Mr. Shoemyer is also an ad

Officials keeping an eye on crops, cattle as winter storm hits Nebraska Panhandle

Officials keeping an eye on crops, cattle as winter storm hits Nebraska Panhandle

A winter storm system has dropped nearly a half foot of snow in northwest Nebraska, making roads and highways treacherous.

Pence talks about importance of trade deal with Mexico and Canada

Pence talks about importance of trade deal with Mexico and Canada

Vice President Mike Pence is calling on Congress to pass the trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.

8,000 acres of farmland still under water in Nemaha County from historic March flooding

8,000 acres of farmland still under water in Nemaha County from historic March flooding

Flooding from the Missouri River in southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri isn't going away anytime soon.

HALLOWEEN FUN AROUND THE PARKS

HALLOWEEN FUN AROUND THE PARKS

Many of the state parks will be hosting fun Halloween events throughout the month of October.

Trout stocking reports and expanded deer seasons all in this week's report.

Western Nebraska farmers using World War II bunkers for grain storage

Western Nebraska farmers using World War II bunkers for grain storage

The igloo's constant temperature and ability to stay dry made them great for storing grain, such as wheat and millet.

NE Game and Parks accepting lottery applications for 2020 Mountain Lion season

NE Game and Parks accepting lottery applications for 2020 Mountain Lion season

The Nebraska Game and Parks is now accepting lottery applications for mountain lion permits for the 2020 hunting season.

Grain Bin Safety Training

Grain Bin Safety Training

A division of the Oklahoma State University's Ag dept. has a state of the art mobile training unit, and it's currently making it's way across Nebraska.

Hunter's Safety Classes Being Offered

Hunter's Safety Classes Being Offered

The Nebraska Game & Parks are now offering Hunter's Safety Classes for youth hunters across the state. More fun weekend festivities are planned as well, such as a car show at Indian Cave State Park.

EPA Making Major Revisions Concerning Waterways

EPA Making Major Revisions Concerning Waterways

Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers see the EPA's revisions to WOTUS as a victory.

Wheat Markets Rally

Wheat Markets Rally

Midwest wheat producers are enjoying a sustained rally in the wheat market. Even if though the rally isn't overly robust, it's still a welcome sight for the area farmers and commodity traders.

Farmers Faced Challenging Spring

Farmers Faced Challenging Spring

Farmers are behind on not only planting this season's crop, but also applying plant and soil health prescriptions. Making this one of the most challenging years thus far.