The American Royal Association announced that they have reached an agreement with the State of Kansas and Unified Government to relocate to Wyandotte County, Kansas.The new complex will be located west of "The Legends."
As of Sunday, USDA-NASS reported 61% of U.S. corn harvest was complete, soybeans at 76% and sorghum at 67%. Winter wheat planted at 78% with emergence at 60%, 69% good-excellent condition.
Lt. Governor Mike Foley announced that Colfax County has become the newest county in Nebraska to be designated as a Livestock Friendly County. Colfax County is the 41st designated Livestock Friendly County in Nebraska.
Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Kansas State Universitys Soil Judging Team won first place in the Overall Team and second place in the Group Judging categories at the 2016 Region 5 Soil Judging Contest hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Oct. 9-14.
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.3 million head on October 1, 2016. The inventory was slightly above October 1, 2015.