Ag and Outdoor 

Outdoor notes: Locate check station before hunting during firearm deer

Outdoor notes: Locate check station before hunting during firearm deer

Deer hunters are reminded to locate their nearest in-person check stations prior to hunting during the nine-day firearm season this year.

Estate Planning Workshops in Chadron and Rushville on Nov. 7

Estate Planning Workshops in Chadron and Rushville on Nov. 7

Nebraska Extension has scheduled workshops in Chadron and Rushville on estate and transition planning for farmers and ranchers.

Outdoor notes: Christmas dinner returning to Fort Robinson

Outdoor notes: Christmas dinner returning to Fort Robinson

Fort Robinson State Park’s historical Christmas dinner is roaring back with a theme from the Roaring ’20s.

Cow-Calf Cost of Production Workshops to be held in the Panhandle

Cow-Calf Cost of Production Workshops to be held in the Panhandle

The Cow-Calf Cost of Production Workshops will provide a hands-on learning experience for producers to learn how to calculate a unit cost of production for a cow-calf operation.

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is in the midst of their fall trout stocking.

Outdoor notes: Motorists urged to use caution to avoid collisions with deer

Outdoor notes: Motorists urged to use caution to avoid collisions with deer

Deer are more active this time of the fall. Crops are being harvested and deer breeding season is in full swing.

Northeast ag students meet with industry representatives

Northeast ag students meet with industry representatives

The Acklie College Farm at Northeast Community College was a busy recently with over 170 agriculture students meeting with industry representatives during a day designed to connect the two groups and showcase employment opportunities in the industry.

Outdoor notes: Try these fall activities at Nebraska’s state parks

Outdoor notes: Try these fall activities at Nebraska’s state parks

Fall is here, with limitless possibilities for outdoor fun. If you’re looking for ways to enjoy the autumn season, look no further than Nebraska’s state parks, which are perfect for recreation of all kinds.

Outdoor notes: Public asked to report dead, sick big game

Outdoor notes: Public asked to report dead, sick big game

Nebraska wildlife officials say conditions throughout much of the state are suitable for the spread of deadly viral diseases among big game populations.

Outdoor notes: Williams Gap WMA reopens

Outdoor notes: Williams Gap WMA reopens

Williams Gap Wildlife Management Area southeast of Gering has reopened to the public after being closed because of a wildfire.

Several cows killed by anthrax in western South Dakota

Several cows killed by anthrax in western South Dakota

Several cows have died of anthrax in western South Dakota, officials said Tuesday.

New collars boost bighorn sheep monitoring efforts

New collars boost bighorn sheep monitoring efforts

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is better able to monitor the health, movements and distribution of bighorn sheep in the Wildcat Hills thanks to a project completed this month.

Outdoor notes: Explore the parks with these Game and Parks events in October

Outdoor notes: Explore the parks with these Game and Parks events in October

Spend some time this fall in Nebraska’s state parks. While history is a major theme during October park events, other types of events are scheduled, too.

Outdoor notes: Anglers will benefit from completed aquatic projects at Fort Rob, Summit

Outdoor notes: Anglers will benefit from completed aquatic projects at Fort Rob, Summit

Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area, renowned for its Sandhills location providing spectacular astronomical views, has been certified as an International Dark Sky Park.

Outdoor notes: Get outdoors with a fall turkey hunt in Nebraska starting Sept. 15

Outdoor notes: Get outdoors with a fall turkey hunt in Nebraska starting Sept. 15

Nebraska’s fall wild turkey season opens Sept. 15, when hunters will get out to the woods and fields for a chance to bag some birds.

Northeast Nebraska students learn about corn and careers at Ag Festival

Northeast Nebraska students learn about corn and careers at Ag Festival

Two hundred forty-six fifth grade students from eight schools in Northeast Nebraska gained firsthand experience about where their food, fiber, and fuel come from by attending the sixth annual Growing Potential Agriculture Festival.