Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third tim... Read More

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal appeals court has opened the door for Syngenta Seeds to revive a lawsuit it brought against Bunge North America in 2011 over the agribusiness company's refusal of a type of genetically modified corn. ... Read More

New atlas will help find 'gaps' in crop production

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new mapping tool unveiled Monday and developed by the University of Nebraska and other project partners could help boost global crop production while conserving land and water. The Global Yield Gap Atlas allows farmers, gove... Read More

Former Obama aide Carney to speak at Fort Hays State

HAYS, Kan. (AP) – Former White House press secretary Jay Carney will speak at Fort Hays State University on the eve of this year’s midterm elections. The university says Carney will speak the evening of Nov. 3 as part of the Sebelius Lecture S... Read More

Kansas Governor, Challenger Discuss Gay Marriage

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vowed Monday to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage, while Democratic challenger Paul Davis said during a debate Monday that there's nothing either of them can do at this point because the matt... Read More

Lincoln tailgating spot permanently bans alcohol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A popular Nebraska football tailgating spot has permanently banned alcohol after a violent incident that ended with 13 arrests and sent a police officer to the hospital. The Indian Center's board of directors voted 4-3 Monday to... Read More

World Series Begins Tonight

KANSAS CITY (AP) _ The wait is almost over for the opening game of the World Series. Game 1 for the Giants and Royals will be played Tuesday night in Kansas City, with James Shields taking the mound for the home team against NLCs most valuable player... Read More

Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Recent mild weather has helped Nebraska farmers make good progress on harvesting their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more soybeans are being harvested now because farmers are waiting for corn to dry out a bit mo... Read More

NPPD sets dates for eight public hearings on proposed R-Project transmission line

A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project 345,000-Volt Transmission Line are scheduled to be held during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be held in eight counties where the line route has bee... Read More

Dawson County Clerk reports brisk early voting with two weeks until election

Dawson County Clerk Karla Zlatkovsky  says  returned ballots from early voting have surpassed 350 with two weeks left before the Nov. 4 general election.  That compares to about 620 returned in time for the  May primary. Zlatkovsky says she's... Read More

BQA Producers Forum Open to All Checkoff Investors

Attention all dairymen, cattle farmers and ranchers:  The checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Producers Forum will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 from 1-4 p.m. in San Antonio, Texas, the day prior to the A... Read More