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USDA Announces $235 Million Available for Innovative New Conservation Partnerships

LINCOLN, May 5, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced an investment of up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wi... Read More

Australian Producers Defend Sheep Industry from PETA Attacks

In the United States, we frequently see push back from animal activist groups against animal agriculture. Unfortunately, it isn't just limited to the states. Australia’s sheep industry was recently attacked by People for the Ethical Treatment of An... Read More

(Audio) Minutemaids Headed To District Final

For the first time in school history the Lexington girls soccer team has advanced to a District Final as on Tuesday they downed Scottsbluff 1-0 in the B8 semifinals in Kearney. Elizabeth Romero scored the game winning goal for Lexington early in the ... Read More

Aggie Women win rodeo title at Hastings

Curtis, Neb. – Winning performances in barrel racing and goat tying helped the Lady Aggies of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture win a team title at a weekend rodeo in Hastings. The NCTA Aggies were led by Lexus Kelsch of McLaughlin, ... Read More

Huskers Gain Walk On

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career at ... Read More

Kansas homeowners could pay higher property taxes to fix state budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas homeowners would pay higher property taxes to help close a projected state budget shortfall under a proposal endorsed by a legislative committee. The Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee began work Tuesday on a pla... Read More

Day One of Kansas Wheat Tour Shows Stressed Fields

Crop scouts on the 2015 Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour reported that fields of stunted, stressed wheat were the norm Tuesday as they made their way west from Manhattan toward Colby, Kansas. In many instances, the crop appearance and yield estimates mirr... Read More

Kansas legislators start work on plan for raising taxes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas homeowners would pay higher property taxes to help close a projected state budget shortfall under a proposal endorsed by a legislative committee. The Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee began work Tuesday on a plan... Read More

High School Soccer Scores

Tuesday (05/05/2015) Bellevue East 3, Papillion-LaVista 2 Blair 3, Omaha Roncalli Catholic 0 Columbus Scotus 4, Schuyler 1 Gretna 5, Waverly 0 Hastings 5, York 0 Lexington 10, Scottsbluff 0 Lincoln North Star 1, Grand Island 0 Millard West ... Read More

Conspiracy Charge In Fort Riley Bomb plot

ASSOCIATED PRESS - An unsealed document charges a Topeka man with conspiracy in a plot to bomb the Fort Riley military base. The court document unsealed Tuesday charges Alexander Blair with conspiring with John T. Booker, Jr., in the planned attac... Read More

Overton Wins Third Straight FKC Golf Title

FKC Golf Results May 5th 1 Overton 330 2 Elm Creek 343 3 Axtell 350 4 Loomis 365 5 Pleasanton 409 6 Amherst 424 7 Elwood 437 8 Eustis-Farnam 736 9 Wilcox/Hildreth 951 10 S-E-M 1440 Individuals 1 75 Zach Zeleski Ove... Read More