USDA Seeks Applications for Conservation Innovation Grants

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that applications are being accepted for up to $20 million in grants to facilitate the creation of new, innovative markets... Read More

Woman arrested in puppy's drowning at Nebraska airport

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  Police say they have arrested a Florida woman suspected of drowning a two-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could board a plane. Grand Island Police Sgt. Stan Steele says the 56-year-old woman of Edgewater, ... Read More

U.S. Pork Producers ‘All In’ On TPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2015 – With negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal hanging in the balance, the National Pork Producers Council today threw its support behind renewal of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will ... Read More

Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments Critical for Certain Soybean Operations

ST. LOUIS (January 23, 2015) – In comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today, the American Soybean Association (ASA) disagreed with the conclusions of a recent report from EPA that calls into question the efficacy of neoni... Read More

Iowa State University Collaborative Research Seeks to Increase Corn Production in Africa

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University agronomists have begun research to improve the drought tolerance and disease resistance of corn grown by farmers in Tanzania and sub-Saharan Africa. Thomas Lubberstedt and Walter Suza, professors in the Iowa St... Read More

Gothenburg Dual Results

Tournament Results 1/23 Gothenburg Duals Results Guaranteed Places 1st Place - Sargent/Burwell 2nd Place - Broken Bow 3rd Place - North Platte St. Patrick`s 4th Place - Gothenburg 5th Place - High Plains 6th Place - Ainsworth Round 1 Sarg... Read More

SCCA Valentine’s Banquet February 14

The South Central Cattlemen and Cattlewomen’s Annual Valentine’s Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, February 14. The Valentine’s Banquet is designed for South Central Cattlemen members & their spouses. However, prospective members, business... Read More

Huskers Roll At Home

Lincoln, Neb. – No. 13 Nebraska (7-1, 4-1 Big Ten) held a 10-6 lead after four matches before winning five in a row on its way to a 26-9 triumph over No. 21 Rutgers at the Devaney Center on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Tim Lambert opened the dual wi... Read More

Legislators Beginning Budget Discussions

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas legislative committees are preparing to consider proposals for closing a projected $279 million shortfall in the state’s current budget. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Ron Ryckman Jr. says the panel will begin ... Read More

Fueled By Oil, Agriculture Sector Welcomes Low Diesel Prices

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- The plunge in fuel prices has been a relief across the agricultural sector, easing the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers. Livestock producers in the Midwest and vegetable growers in... Read More

Interstate-80 traffic re-routed for grass fires east of Lexington

Firefighters responded to grass fires  east of Lexington Saturday evening  on the north shoulder of  Interstate-80.  The Nebraska State Patrol says  Interstate-80 westbound had to be shutdown and traffic was re-routed at the Overton interchange.... Read More