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Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods

BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing "additional methods to combat weeds." ... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” segment here in the Summer 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, Chancellor Kristensen tal... Read More

Ricketts Urges Ag Producers, Business Leaders to Join Upcoming Trade Mission to Vietnam & Japan

Governor Pete Ricketts wants to remind farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness leaders interested in attending the Governor’s September trade mission to Vietnam and Japan that the deadline to register is June 30, 2019. “Vietnam is one of the faste... Read More

Commission to consider recommendation for mountain lion season

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a staff recommendation to approve a proposed 2020 mountain lion season when it meets June 21 in Alma. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. at Alma Country Club, 102 Dick Brown Memo... Read More

Fatal accident in western Lincoln County Friday afternoon

One person died in stopped traffic in western Lincoln County Friday afternoon. It occurred around 4:12pm near mile marker 155 on Interstate 80 or about 3 miles west of the Sutherland interchange. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, a semi was sto... Read More

Nebraska state tax collections above projections in May

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected in May. The Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state received a net of $439 million, which is 11.3% above the official certified forecast of $395 milli... Read More

(AUDIO) Longer Term Forecasts for More Moisture in the Corn Belt

With all the planting delays across the Corn Belt due to excessive moisture during the planting season, producers may want to consider paying close attention to disease issues that develop under high relative humidity levels. (AUDIO) Al Dutcher's ... Read More

Nebraska Names Will Bolt Head Baseball Coach

One of the catalysts in Nebraska baseball’s rise to national prominence in his playing days, Will Bolt returns to his alma mater as head coach. Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos named Bolt the 24th head coach of the Husker baseball program on F... Read More

U.S. Farm State Senators Introduce Bill to Overhaul Biofuel Waiver Program

(Reuters) - Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers here by threatening ethanol d... Read More

Husker Softball Adds Oregon State Transfer

Former Oregon State infielder Cam (Camryn) Ybarra will join the Nebraska softball team this fall announced Head Coach Rhonda Revelle on Friday. Ybarra will be a junior in the fall and will have two seasons of eligibility left. She can play immediatel... Read More

Blaine French joins Department of Animal Science

Lincoln, Neb. — Blaine French has joined the Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as livestock evaluation and youth education professor of practice. In addition to teaching courses related to livestock evaluation,... Read More