Ag and Outdoor 

Outdoor notes: Mountain lion season ends with two females harvested in Pine Ridge

Outdoor notes: Mountain lion season ends with two females harvested in Pine Ridge

The 2023 mountain lion hunting season in Nebraska’s Pine Ridge closed Jan. 8 when the harvest sublimit of two females was met.

Ag notes: Ivan Rush presenting at the Nebraska Cattlemen Meeting in Chadron on January 17

Ag notes: Ivan Rush presenting at the Nebraska Cattlemen Meeting in Chadron on January 17

Ivan Rush, producer and Emeritus UNL Beef Nutrition Professor, will discuss the past, present, and future of beef industry at next week’s Nebraska Cattlemen Northern Panhandle Affiliate meeting.

Input sought on possible changes to elk unit boundaries

Input sought on possible changes to elk unit boundaries

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking public input on potential changes to elk management unit boundaries.

Outdoor notes: Learn ice-fishing at four events in January

Outdoor notes: Learn ice-fishing at four events in January

Anglers can learn the basics of ice-fishing or pick up a few new tips from experienced anglers at three Discover Ice-Fishing clinics this month.

Outdoor notes: Anglers must be aware of fishing regulation changes for 2023

Outdoor notes: Anglers must be aware of fishing regulation changes for 2023

Anglers need to be aware of fishing regulation changes in Nebraska that take effect Jan. 1, 2023.

Outdoor notes: Celebrate the new year with First Day Hikes

Outdoor notes: Celebrate the new year with First Day Hikes

Ring in the new year by getting outdoors and participating in First Day Hikes at Nebraska’s state parks Jan. 1.

Outdoor notes: Hunters successful in Nebraska bighorn harvest

Outdoor notes: Hunters successful in Nebraska bighorn harvest

Nebraska’s bighorn sheep hunting season ended Dec. 6 when a hunter from the eastern end of the state punched his tag, one of the two permits issued for the season.

Ag students involved in planning at new Acklie Family College Farm facilities

Ag students involved in planning at new Acklie Family College Farm facilities

Agriculture students at Northeast Community College are getting real-world, hands-on training as they help plan the workflow and other tasks at the new Acklie Family College Farm livestock facilities.

Outdoor notes: November firearm deer harvest lower than last year

Outdoor notes: November firearm deer harvest lower than last year

Three boat ramps at Sutherland Reservoir and Enders state recreation areas will reopen to the public Nov. 29 after several improvements were completed.

Outdoor notes: Indianola man seriously injured in hunting incident

Outdoor notes: Indianola man seriously injured in hunting incident

An Indianola man was seriously injured in a deer hunting incident at about 5 p.m. Nov. 20 in Red Willow County.

Outdoor notes: Yankee Hill Wildlife Management Area boat launch area to reopen

Outdoor notes: Yankee Hill Wildlife Management Area boat launch area to reopen

Yankee Hill Wildlife Management Area’s boat launch access will reopen Nov. 10 after several improvements were completed.

Abortion rights advocates, farmers create crop art near Neligh

Abortion rights advocates, farmers create crop art near Neligh

As election day arrives, a group of farmers in northeast Nebraska is expressing support for abortion rights.

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.