Nebraska-based company to close Minneapolis cracker factory

MINNEAPOLIS  A Nebraska-based food company has announced it will stop producing a rye cracker made exclusively at a Minneapolis plant. According to a statement released Wednesday, ConAgra has deci... Read More

In Depth Farm Bill Meeting

Farmers are faced with some of the most important decisions of their working lives under the 2014 Farm Bill. To help them make informed decisions, K-State Research and Extension is teaming with several sponsors to bring 15 educational meetings to Kan... Read More

Heavican: Nebraska needs more rural attorneys, interpreters

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican says the state has a growing need for rural attorneys and for language interpreters to serve the courts. Justice Michael Heavican told lawmakers Thursday that a shortage of lawyers... Read More

FFA members return from educational, cultural experience in South Africa

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, January 29, 2015/National FFA Organization) –FFA members recently returned from a 14-day educational and cultural experience in South Africa. Members participated in the 2015 International Leadership Seminar for State Off... Read More

Nebraska's Sasse to lead US Senate agriculture subcommittee

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Republican Ben Sasse has been named chairman of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security. A news release Wednesday announcing the appointment says the subcommi... Read More

CCC offering Community Education Classes

CCC-Lexington is offering a variety of Community Education classes this semester. Program Coordinator Carol Boyle says included are computer classes. "I try to stay on the cutting edge of what's popular and what people are looking for as far as th... Read More

US Senate Rejects Amendment On Lesser Prairie Chicken

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species act. The Kansas City Star reports Moran's amendme... Read More

ASA Ratchets Up Pressure on Unions, Ports to Resolve West Coast Slowdown

ST. LOUIS (January 28, 2015) – The American Soybean Association (ASA), along with more than 90 fellow farm and food organizations, called on representatives on both sides of the labor dispute impacting operations at five west coast po... Read More

US Senate rejects amendment on lesser prairie chicken

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species act. courtesy of Senator Jerry Moran Moran's am... Read More

Optimism Prevails at 20th Anniversary Meeting of Bison Association

DENVER, CO (January 28, 2015) - Optimistic attitudes among bison producers attending the National Bison Association's 20th Anniversary conference and strong prices paid at the annual bison auction held at the National Western Stock Show here last w... Read More

Creighton breaks losing streak

OMAHA, Neb. -- Toby Hegner and James Milliken combined for 38 points off the bench as Creighton snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 77-74 win over St. John's on Wednesday night. Creighton improved to 10-12 (1-8 BIG EAST), while St. John's dro... Read More