Proposed egg farm drawing complaints in Turner County

PARKER, S.D. (AP) _ A Sioux Falls-based company hopes to more than double the number of egg-laying hens in South Dakota by opening a large chicken operation near Parker. Sonstegard Foods hopes to p... Read More

Obama aide asks Congress for enhanced trade-deal authority

The Obama administration's top trade official says Congress must return enhanced negotiating powers to the White House in order to cut important trade deals with Pacific-rim nations and others. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman told Congre... Read More

District settles on route for power line through Sandhills

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Public Power District has settled on a final route for a new high-voltage power line that will cross several counties in the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region. The district announced the decision on ... Read More

Arrests made in robbery a Kearney residence

Two people have been arrested following a weekend robbery at a Kearney residence. The victim reported being held at gunpoint and assaulted at the residence on Sunday. He was treated and released at a Kearney hospital. Among the items taken were a cel... Read More

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Obama administration is proposing to open up drilling off a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast for the first time, even as it restricts drilling off Alaska. The plan, unveiled Tuesday, envisions auctioning areas off Virginia, ... Read More

Food Processing Center Offers Seminar for Entrepreneurs

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 – The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides the National Food Entrepreneur Program, which is specifically designed to assist individuals who want to start a food business.       The p... Read More

2015 Kansas Farmers Market

Farmers’ markets are growing across the state and continue to be an important source of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy and other value added agricultural products from small towns to large metropolitan areas. Markets in Kansas h... Read More

UNK aims to ‘Make a Difference’ with new marketing campaign

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is full of difference makers, says Kyle Means. “We turn ideas into action. We produce results to be proud of. We are innovative: it’s not enough just to complete a job, we strive to do it bette... Read More

Women In Agriculture Conference to Celebrate 30 Years of Programming

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 — Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for their farms and ranches, their communities, their families and themselves at the 30th Women in Agriculture Conference, the longest-running w... Read More

Lexington Community Foundation receives Emerson Trust Distribution

The Lexington Community Foundation announced a gift of $683,733 from the Wilbur R. Emerson trust was bestowed to the foundation on Tuesday. The money will be distributed between the Lexington hospital district and to endow the Emerson Scholarship. ... Read More

Nebraska AG vows to continue fight against Colorado pot

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is defending his state's lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying he doesn't want Colorado's ``failed experiment'' to spill over into Nebraska. The new Republican attorney general argued in a... Read More