Ag and Outdoor 

Outdoor notes: Nebraska’s first All-State archery team honored
Outdoor notes: Nebraska’s first All-State archery team honored

Nebraska students are being recognized for their archery and academic achievements this school year through the first All-State Team and the Academic Archers in the National Archery in the Schools Program.

Details on Merritt Reservoir expansion

Details on Merritt Reservoir expansion

One of the most popular tourist attractions in north-central Nebraska is planning an expansion.

Outdoor notes: Nebraska anglers still have time to join Midwest Walleye Challenge

Outdoor notes: Nebraska anglers still have time to join Midwest Walleye Challenge

Nebraska anglers still have plenty of time to enter the Midwest Walleye Challenge and be eligible for prizes, as well as to gather data that biologists can use to help manage walleye populations.

Thousands flock to Doniphan for 54th annual Cornhusker Trap Meet

Thousands flock to Doniphan for 54th annual Cornhusker Trap Meet

The 54th annual Cornhusker Trap meet is back in Doniphan. It's considered the 'state tournament' of trapshooting that marks the end of the trap season. 

Outdoor notes: Highway project underway around Merritt

Outdoor notes: Highway project underway around Merritt

A highway widening and resurfacing project is underway on Highway 97 around Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area southwest of Valentine. Visitors can expect delays.

Nebraska publishes 2024 fishing guide

Nebraska publishes 2024 fishing guide

Locating, attracting fish, equipment, strategies covered in guide

Outdoor notes: Document nature, help scientists during City Nature Challenge

Outdoor notes: Document nature, help scientists during City Nature Challenge

Ready to notice nature? Join the City Nature Challenge, a community science event to find and document urban wildlife, beginning April 26 across Nebraska.

Latest batch of rain brings some relief for farmers

Latest batch of rain brings some relief for farmers

After the latest round of storms and rain, farmers were provide with some relief from the drought season.

Larry The Cable Guy enters bull in Lincoln PBR event

Larry The Cable Guy enters bull in Lincoln PBR event

Nebraska's own Larry The Cable Guy is getting involved in Lincoln's Professional Bull Riding event this weekend. 

Game and Parks talks turkey numbers, regulations as 2024 season is underway

Game and Parks talks turkey numbers, regulations as 2024 season is underway

In 2023, Game and Parks dropped nonresident turkey permits to 10,000.

Outdoor notes: Bighorn sheep lottery applications begin April 15

Outdoor notes: Bighorn sheep lottery applications begin April 15

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept applications for one 2024 bighorn sheep lottery permit beginning April 15.

Outdoor notes: ‘RV There Yet?’ features Fort Robinson SP, Wildcat Hills SRA

Outdoor notes: ‘RV There Yet?’ features Fort Robinson SP, Wildcat Hills SRA

Join hosts Patrice and Kevin McCabe as they return to Nebraska to explore Fort Robinson State Park and Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area in the state’s Panhandle during the third season of “RV There Yet?”

Game and Parks investigating illegal shooting of mule deer in Cherry County

Game and Parks investigating illegal shooting of mule deer in Cherry County

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information on the illegal shooting and wanton waste of two mule deer in Cherry County, northwest of Cody, Nebraska.

Outdoor notes: Pillen acknowledges 50 years of Hunter Education

Outdoor notes: Pillen acknowledges 50 years of Hunter Education

Gov. Jim Pillen signed a proclamation March 18 recognizing the 50-year anniversary of Hunter Education in Nebraska in 2024.

Outdoor notes: Explore opportunities for early spring wildlife watching

Outdoor notes: Explore opportunities for early spring wildlife watching

Spring has come early, and with it, many opportunities for wildlife watching.

Outdoor notes: CRP General Signup runs through March 29

Outdoor notes: CRP General Signup runs through March 29

Agricultural producers and private landowners can sign up for the general Conservation Reserve Program through March 29, 2024.

Poll: Rural Nebraskans 'unfamiliar' with federal farm policy

Poll: Rural Nebraskans 'unfamiliar' with federal farm policy

The latest Farm Bill, still in the works on Capitol Hill, is expected to top the $1 trillion mark for the first time ever. At the same time, a new survey finds those numbers largely lost on rural Nebraskans.