Kansas Senators Question Governor's Rural Opportunity Plan

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Kansas senators have expressed skepticism over the usefulness of Gov. Sam Brownback's Rural Opportunity Zones program. The Hutchinson News reports that the Republican and ... Read More

Farm to School Act of 2015, Connecting Students to Local Food and Farms, Introduced in Congress

Washington, D.C., Feb. 25, 2015 – Today, members of Congress took the first step toward a major win for local economies, farm families and the health of our nation’s children. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Representati... Read More

Zitterkopf Signs Letter Of Intent

Lexington senior Isaac Zitterkopf signed a letter of intent with MidAmerica Nazarene College in Olathe, Kansas for Track and Field on Thursday. MidAmerica Nazarene competes at the NAIA level in collegiate sports. Last spring Zitterkopf placed fifth i... Read More

UNL Study Characterizes Genetic Resitance to Wheat Disease

Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 26, 2015 -- A new study co-authored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers has unearthed the genetic roots of resistance to a wheat disease that has recently devastated crop yields from southern Africa through the Middle Ea... Read More

Nebraska judge agrees to halt condemnations for Keystone XL

LINCOLN, Neb.  A Nebraska judge has issued a temporary order to stop a Canadian company from seizing access to York County land to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The ruling Thursday by Judge Mary Gilbride was expected. Pipeline builder TransCana... Read More

Monsanto Now Accepting Nominations for 2015

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 26, 2015) – They are the heart of the family and the backbone of their farm operation. They are farm moms, and they nourish, nurse and care for everything and everyone in their families, on their farms and in their communities. To o... Read More

Another Nebraska Court Grants Injunction Against KXL PIPELINE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV5SLXnccr8 YORK, Neb. – Moments ago a second District Court Judge, Hon. Mary C. Gilbride, issued a Temporary Injunction in another landowner lawsuit against TransCanada. The Order halts condemnation cases along t... Read More

Deal Reached in Brazil Truckers Strike; Trucks Still Blocked

Brazilian truckers' representatives and the government reached an agreement late Wednesday to bring an end to the road blockades that have delayed soy deliveries to port and hindered harvest efforts over the last eight days. But reports from the hig... Read More

Man seeking best spot for strip club near Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. A Lincoln-based porn site operator is looking for the best spot near Grand Island to open a strip club. Shane Harrington says the locations he's considering could be bought, remodeled and opened within four months. Harrington... Read More

Livestock zoning bill controversy

LINCOLN, Neb. — One size doesn’t always fit all, according to some opponents of a livestock zoning bill. LB 106, introduced by Sen. Dan Watermeier of Syracuse, would create the Livestock Operation Siting and Expansion Act. The bill would al... Read More

Alliance Announces National Geographic’s Dennis Dimick as Summit Speaker

February 25, 2015 – Dennis Dimick, executive editor at National Geographic magazine, will address attendees at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s annual Stakeholders Summit, to be held May 6-7, 2015 in Kansas City, MO.  Early registration is now ... Read More