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Finding fair food favorites is easier at the Nebraska State Fair

One thing is for certain, Fair Food remains in the top three reasons that people come to the Nebraska State Fair. Jaime Parr, State Fair facilities director says, “Each year, our electronic sur... Read More

Henry Doorly Zoo to open tiger breeding facility

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ An eastern Nebraska zoo plans to open a sperm bank and breeding facility for tigers at the zoo's nearby conservation park. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha announced the initiative... Read More

(AUDIO) Record Numbers of Western Bean Cutworm in NE

If you have seen more Western Bean Cutworms than normal, you are not alone. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL) Extension is running black light tests across the state to see insect levels. "We've seen record numbers of moths," said Jeff ... Read More

(Video) Riley Has Full Confidence In Husker Quarterback

As Mike Riley enters his third and very important year as Head Coach at Nebraska he will be starting a new quarterback. The Rural Radio Network's Jayson Jorgensen says the Huskers feel good about the position heading into this season with Tanner Lee ... Read More

NCBA, PLC Accepting Applications for Spring, Summer 2018 Interns, Law Clerks

WASHINGTON– The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and thePublic Lands Council’s government affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for a 2018 Spring and Summer public policy interns, as well as semester law clerks.... Read More

Fish killed in Nebraska after water diversion stops

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say thousands of fish have died since a utility company was forced to stop diverting water from an eastern Nebraska river into its power canal. The Columbus Telegram reports that the fish kill occurred after water f... Read More

NPPC Supports Legislation To Stop States From Dictating Production Practices In Other States

Stating that “pork producers, not animal-right activists, lawmakers or regulators, should make the decisions about what production practices are best for their animals and for producing safe food,” Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers... Read More

Clovis Statements Raise Concerns

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- In past interviews, Sam Clovis, President Donald Trump's nominee for Agriculture undersecretary for research, education and economics, has questioned the constitutionality of crop insurance. Those statements may endanger his nomin... Read More

Make this a Year to ‘Cover Some Ground,’ Soil Health Partnership Says

When it comes to growing cover crops, some common advice from the more than 100 farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership is “start small.” The SHP is encouraging farmers new to cover crops to start small, but start now. A cover crop is ... Read More

Questions Remain on China's GMO Commitments

One of the components of the 100-day plan on trade between the US and China reached earlier this year between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping was a commitment China's National Biosafety Committee would hold a meeting by the en... Read More

Man imprisoned for molesting little girl he baby-sat as teen

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln man has been sent to prison for molesting a little girl he baby-sat as a teenager. Online court records say 22-year-old Bailey Rangel was sentenced Monday to eight to 12 years and given credit for two days already se... Read More