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Smith Welcomes Dawson County 4-H Students to U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) welcomed Nebraska 4-H students from Dawson County to the nation’s capital today....... Read More

UNL Wheat Plot Tours Scheduled for June

Panhandle Tours University of Nebraska winter wheat plot tours June 23 ad 24 in the Panhandle will give producers an opportunity to learn more about new wheat varieties and other topics relevant to producers in western Nebraska. Plots are located in... Read More

Kraft seeks dismissal of two counts in wheat price manipulation case

Kraft Foods Group Inc (KRFT.O) and Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ.O) petitioned a judge to dismiss two counts in a case filed by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission that alleged the companies manipulated wheat prices. The CFTC in April... Read More

Former Husker Glad  To Help Out Shrine Bowl

Former Husker Quarterback and Norfolk native Clete Blakeman is this year's celebrity for Saturday's 57th annual Shrine Bowl in Kearney. Blakeman says it was an easy decision to help out the Shrine Bowl when he was contacted earlier this year. "I have... Read More

Retired K-State Professor Miles McKee to Receive Inaugural Impact Award

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Back in 1950, the national champion livestock judging team was from Kansas State University and was coached by Don Good. A member of that team, Miles McKee, will be the first recipient of the Don Good Impact Award. Named for th... Read More

Kraft shareholders will vote July 1 on Heinz merger

OMAHA, Neb. Shareholders of Kraft Foods will vote July 1 on whether to sell their company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co. The deal announced in March will create one of the world's largest food companies with revenue of about $28 billion. Heinz... Read More

UNO Announces Naming Rights

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha-based Baxter Auto is paying $4 million over 10 years for naming rights to the University of Nebraska at Omaha's new arena. The university on Wednesday announced the 7,500-seat facility will be called Baxter Arena. Opening ... Read More

BCI Hosts Performance Mindset Training for Industry Leaders

Taking a unique approach to creating a collaborative, low-stress, and high-performance workplace environment, the Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University brought together beef industry leaders for training focused on the performance mi... Read More

Chief: 2 officers who killed knife-wielding man back on duty

SIDNEY, Neb.  Sidney's police chief says a Nebraska State Patrol investigation has essentially cleared two officers who fatally shot a man armed with a knife. The Sidney Sun-Telegraph reports that Sgt. Chad Borgmann and Officer Austin Smith have ... Read More

Apply Now for the 2015-16 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont are seeking applicants for the 2016 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program. For more than 30 years, the ASA DuPont Young Leader program has identified and developed grower leaders that continue to shape t... Read More

Nebraska lawmaker, treasurer to lead death penalty campaign

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A ballot campaign to preserve Nebraska's death penalty will be led by an Omaha state lawmaker and the state treasurer. Sen. Beau McCoy and State Treasurer Don Stenberg will serve as co-chairs of Nebraskans for the Death Penalty.... Read More