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Are Your Beans Suddenly Wilting? Seedling Diseases May Be to Blame

With most Midwest soybeans approaching flowering, seedling diseases may be far from growers' minds. But after heavy rains last week, parts of many picture-perfect bean fields are suddenly wilting and ... Read More

Brand Promoted To Assistant Coach Position At UNK

Brand, UNK's graduate assistant the past two falls, replaces Kaleigh Zoucha who left the Lopers in the spring to be head coach at Division II Valdosta (Ga.) State. "We could not be more pleased about the opportunity to keep Coach Brand on the Loper V... Read More

North Platte native Mitchell Walters participates in Washington, D.C. Youth Tour

Lexington, Neb. – North Platte High School student Mitchell Walters was nominated to represent Dawson Public Power District on a recent trip to Washington, D.C. Walters was one of 19 high school-aged students from across Nebraska chosen by their... Read More

Give U.S. Wheat Farmers the Freedom to Compete

ARLINGTON, Virginia — The familiar African proverb says that when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. Unfortunately for America’s farmers, that grass is the wheat growing in their fields as the big guys in Washington, D.C., and Beijing... Read More

Governor Ricketts, Japan’s Consul General Highlight New University-Kewpie Partnership

DAVID CITY – Governor Pete Ricketts and the visiting Consul General of Japan in Chicago, Naoki Ito, toured the Henningsen Foods plant in David City, Nebraska.  The visit occurred on the heels of a newly-announced strategic partnership agreement b... Read More

Nebraska State College board approves raises for leadership

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska State College Board of Trustees has approved raises for top leaders of the state college system. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the trustees gave approval Tuesday for 1.5 percent raises during a meeting at Hill... Read More

Trade War Costly for U.S. Farmers

The trade war between the U.S. and China is proving to be costly to U.S. farmers, just as President Trump announced the intent for further tariffs, escalating the tense state of affairs. University of Illinois agriculture economist Scott Irwin thi... Read More

Florida eliminates Texas from College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jackson Kowar struck out a career-high 13 in 6 2/3 innings, Jonathan India hit a three-run homer and defending national champion Florida eliminated Texas from the College World Series with a 6-1 win on Tuesday. Kowar (10-5) held th... Read More

Dentist sentenced for submitting fraudulent Medicaid bills

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska dentist has been sentenced to 10 months for submitting fraudulent bills to Nebraska and Iowa Medicaid programs. Authorities say 59-year-old Gregory Garro, of Omaha, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha... Read More

ASA: Soy Growers in Middle of Tariff Feud with China Stand to Suffer Most

Washington, D.C. June 19, 2018- America’s soy growers are lined up even more precisely in the crosshairs of President Trump’s contentious tariff confrontation with China. President Trump announced Monday that $200 billion in additional Chinese go... Read More

(Audio) Business & Farm Leaders Seek Relief from Limits on Nebraska Biofuels

LINCOLN, NE — In letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, over 100 business and farm leaders across seven Midwest states called on regulators to lift restrictions on the sale of ethanol, a crop-based biofuel that drives Neb... Read More