Ag & Business

Boone McAfee, left, Nebraska Corn Board director of research, presents the award for greatest grain yield (corn) to a team from Perkins County, from left, Ted Tietjen, Shawn Turner and Troy Kemling. (Coutesy photo)

Extension Educator Chuck Burr, left, presents the award for top sorghum yield to Slater Chandler from Imperial. (Courtesy photo)

Local producers win awards in UNL farm management contest

Two teams from the Upper Republican Natural Resources District earned top awards in the 2018 UNL-TAPS (University of Nebraska Lincoln Testing Ag Performance Solutions) program. 

Chase County Schools third grader Violet Sparrow won $75 when the commissioners chose her photo from the county fair contest to be displayed at the new county building. Sparrow received her award during the county building open house last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

4-H Extension Educator and Unit Leader Debbie Kuenning shows a group the meeting room at the county building open house last week. (Johnson Publications photo)

Good turnout for county building open house

County employees and commissioners enjoyed cookies and coffee with the public last week in Chase County’s newest building.

This site off Highway 6 between Enders and Wauneta will be filled with thousands of visitors and guests in June when the 2019 Cattlemen’s Ball comes to Chase County. The land downstream from Enders Reservoir is owned by Wayne and Chris Krausnick. (Johnson Publications photo)

Plans for Cattlemen’s Ball kick into high gear

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Ball committee members gathered in person, over the phone and by video conference Sunday at the Wauneta Senior Center to continue planning for the June 7-8 ball.

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