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ASA Praises House Passage of Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (May 1, 2015) – The House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill earlier today, significantly increasing funding for... Read More

Agriculture Secretary to Travel to Colorado to Announce Funding for Conservation Projects in 50 States

DENVER, Colo.  May 4, 2015 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Colorado and join local leaders to announce a substantial investment to improve the nation's water quality, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and prot... Read More

Dawson County Raceway Results 5-3

IMCA Modified 81 Mike Densberger 50c Colton Osborn 2 Jeremy Herbst 4c Charley Brown 14 Matthew Kiner 50 Scott Smith 34jw Cole Hodges 19 Chuck Stryker 71 Vince Leibert XII Jay Steffen Grand National Late Models 85 Jos... Read More

NRCS Extends Comment Period for Agricultural Conservation  Easement Program Interim Rule

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the deadline to provide public comment on the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) interim... Read More

Iowa State University Soil Productivity Rating System Updated

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University researchers have released the equation for calculating Iowa’s Corn Suitability Ratings, the updated soil productivity index for the state’s soils. The updated Corn Suitability Rating 2 (CSR2) provides an in... Read More

Kansas May Revisit Goveronor’s Tax Break

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Top Republican legislators in Kansas appear increasingly ready to reconsider a business tax break that’s been a cherished economic policy for GOP Gov. Sam Brownback. Their push could make closing a projected budget shortfall m... Read More

Huskers Win Series On The Road

Evanston, Ill. – With the chance to win its first Big Ten road series of the year on the line, the Nebraska baseball team (33-17, 8-10 Big Ten) delivered an 11-0 shutout against the Northwestern Wildcats (15-31, 5-13 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon at... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, May 3= Washington 104, Atlanta 98, Washington leads series 1-0 Golden State 101, Memphis 86, Golden State leads series 1-0< Monday, May 4= Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Lincoln, NE – The 2015 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia Team 1 will now prepare for the National Envirothon in Springfield, Missouri in July. This is Concordia High School’s third straight w... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE< San Francisco 5 L.A. Angels 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Cleveland 10, Toronto 7 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Minnesota 13, Chicago White Sox 3 Detroit 6, Kansas City 4 Houston 7, Seattle 6 Oakland 7, Texas 1 N.Y. Yank... Read More

Davis discusses Budget Bill; Consent Calendar Bills

Debate on the Budget Bill began on Thursday. State Senator Al Davis says spending increases are low. "Spending increases for the next biennium are 3.1 percent, the third smallest budget increase in 30 years, and the lowest budget increase not asso... Read More