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Search begins for next Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute executive director

The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun an international search for the next executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The next director will succeed... Read More

American Farm Bureau Appeals  Flawed Privacy Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015— The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release to environmental groups of personal details about the home locations and contact information of tens of thousands of farm and ranch families was unlawful. A lo... Read More

Global Soybean Stakeholders Monetize Biotech-Approval Delays

A new white paper shows that a three-year postponement in global approval of biotech-enhanced soybean traits any time in the next 10 years would cost farmers and consumers a total of nearly $19 billion, compared with typical approval timelines. Th... Read More

NCGA Moves Put New Emphasis on Market Development and Sustainability

The National Corn Growers Association today announced changes to strengthen the organization’s efforts to build new corn market demand.  NCGA will begin an immediate search for a Vice President of Market Development, who will be responsible for ma... Read More

Kansas Legislature Returns Wednesday

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas legislators are close to the end of their annual spring break and plan to reconvene this week at the Statehouse to wrap up their business for the year. The House and Senate are scheduled to be back in session Wednesday. ... Read More

Smokers Disgruntled With Brownback Tax Proposal

Wichita, Kan. (AP) The Wichita Eagle reports that smokers will go to Missouri or Oklahoma if the tax hike passes. Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed boosting the tax on cigarettes from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a deficit of about $422 milli... Read More

NU's  Freefall Continues

Iowa City, Iowa – The No. 19 Iowa Hawkeyes (30-11, 13-2 Big Ten) finished off a three-game sweep of the Nebraska baseball team (30-16, 6-9 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep. The Hawkeyes walked off the Huskers, 3-2, in the 10th... Read More

Huskers Roll Wisconsin

Madison, Wis. - The Nebraska softball team polished off a three-game sweep of the Wisconsin Badgers with a 9-0 five-inning victory in the series finale Sunday at Goodman Diamond. In the circle, freshman right-hander Kaylan Jablonski and junior right-... Read More

UNK Headed To Post Season

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney baseball team is the sixth seed in the 2015 MIAA Tournament and will play a best-of-three series at third-seed Central Missouri later this week. UNK tied Washburn and Missouri Western State for fourth place in t... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, April 26= Cleveland 101, Boston 93, Cleveland wins series 4-0 L.A. Clippers 114, San Antonio 105, series tied 2-2 Washington 125, Toronto 94, Washington wins series 4-0 Dallas 121, Houston 109, Houston leads series 3-1 Monday, A... Read More

Local Citizens Develop Water Saving Taskforce

EMPORIA, Kan. – Some of the best tasting tap water in the world comes from Emporia, Kansas. The Neosho River and the Council Grove Reservoir, located northwest of Lyon County are the sources for the town’s award-winning drinking water. In F... Read More