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Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska company chosen to grow hemp

Lincoln, Neb. -- A farming business owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's economic development corporation will start growing hemp this summer on the tribe's reservation. Ho-Chunk Farms announ... Read More

Spielman Snags Spot on Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Nebraska junior wide receiver JD Spielman was honored Thursday afternoon, as he was named to the Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list. It was the second straight year Spielman garnered a spot on the Biletnikoff Award watch list. The award is pre... Read More

Martinez Named to Big Ten Preseason Watch List

Chicago - University of Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez was one of 10 players included on the 2019 preseason honors list released Thursday morning in advance of Big Ten Media Days. A panel of conference media members selected 10 players – f... Read More

NCGA Recognizes Senator Fischer with President’s Award

(WASHINGTON) July 18, 2019 – National Corn Growers Association President Lynn Chrisp today presented NCGA’s 2019 President’s Award to Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer. The President’s Award is given annually at NCGA’s Corn Congress meeting in W... Read More

Officer finds explosive device in Lincoln alley

Lincoln, Neb. -- Authorities say the Lincoln fire department used a robot to pick up for disposal an explosive device found in an alley. Station KOLN reports that a police officer responding to a call a few blocks south of downtown found the devic... Read More

New Data Highlights Continuing Need to Fight Opioid Addiction in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 – New data from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration shows that rural communities have the highest death rates nationwide from opioid prescriptions, more than three times the national average.   A previously unrel... Read More

Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN, AGCO work together to deploy cutting-edge equipment in support of farmer-led stewardship

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. and DULUTH, Ga. – Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN today joined global agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO Corporation in a new collaboration to help farmers deploy cutting-edge application equipment, noting the importance of precisio... Read More

Peter Kiewit Foundation grants relief funds to benefit Lexington area

Lexington Community Foundation (LCF) has received notification that they will be receiving disaster relief grant funding from the Peter Kiewit Foundation (PKF). Paul Ternes, PKF Program Director states the funds are to provide emergency support for f... Read More

Day 14, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 14 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. About two weeks behind schedule, wheat harvest in Kansas is progressi... Read More

Man convicted in Lincoln woman's slaying wants new trial

Wilber, Neb. -- A man convicted of killing a 24-year-old Lincoln woman wants a new trial. An attorney for 52-year-old Aubrey Trail cited irregularities at the trial, which ended last week with his being found guilty of first-degree murder and cons... Read More

Rosenthal receives NAYC's highest honor

Roxie Rosenthal recently received the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council’s (NAYC) highest honor, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute’s (NAYI) Award of Merit. Council members presented the award to Rosenthal during NAYI’s annual banquet, ... Read More