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    Following some issues with aphids and alfalfa weevil prior to first cutting, we now are moving on to a second major insect pest in alfalfa prior to second cutting and beyond, the potato leafhopper.

      The sound of locusts singing on a summer evening instantly takes me back to my childhood. I remember sitting outside with my grandma, who lived on the same farm, and talking for hours. I loved to hear stories from her family when she was growing older.

        This time of year, storms can be bad. We had two different storm systems move through the area last week that included high winds, hail, and even tornadoes. Unfortunately, when storms are severe they cause a lot of damage to our plants. This damage can’t be ‘fixed’ like it can on cars, but w…

        In this episode, Kelli Lemon and Michael Paul Williams talk with The New York Times Magazine and 1619 Project contributor Linda Villarosa about her new book "Under the Skin: Racism, Inequality, and the Health of a Nation." In the conversation and book, Villarosa shares troubling statistics that college-educated Black mothers are more likely to die, almost die, or lose their babies than white mothers who haven’t finished high school.

        In this episode, Kelli Lemon and Michael Paul Williams talk with The New York Times Magazine and 1619 Project contributor Linda Villarosa about her new book "Under the Skin: Racism, Inequality, and the Health of a Nation." In the conversation and book, Villarosa shares troubling statistics t…

        Generally, beef cows are fed diets consisting primarily of roughage. However, weather conditions are the number one factor influencing agriculture production. These weather conditions can leave farmers with limited feed options for their cattle; but at the same time also provide opportunity …

        Photos from the press conference for the launch of the "Richmond Real" campaign and branding assets from the city.

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        The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) winter wheat variety tour for the eastern most portion of south-central Nebraska is scheduled for Thursday, June 9, 2022 north of Fairbury. The tour provides an opportunity for farmers and others to learn more about new winter wheat varieties and othe…

        On the two year anniversary of George Floyd's murder, Kelli and Michael Paul catch up to talk about the civil unrest that took place in Richmond and across the country but also how so much of the world changed from that point. Since 2020, Confederate monuments have come down, conservatives h…

        Last week I spent my mornings helping with Vacation Bible School at First Mennonite. We had over thirty children from Kindergarten to 6th grade. I spent most of my time in Creators Canyon (crafts) and am still working on getting the paste out from under my fingernails.

        When my flowers bloom, my gardens look amazing. It is always a disappointment when those plants finish flowering, and they are stuck in the foliage stage for the rest of the season. However, deadheading those plants can help encourage more blooming and new growth for a more colorful garden t…

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