Farm Bill's APH Yield Exclusion to be Implemented in 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Produ... Read More

UNK hosts Nebraska Court of Appeals Nov. 12

KEARNEY – The Nebraska Court of Appeals will be in session at the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Nov. 12. This event marks the first time that all three female judges of the Court of Appeals will sit together on a panel. Judges Frankie Moo... Read More

Local Golfers Make All-State

The Nebraska Coaches Association (NCA) announces the 2014 Nebraska High School Super-State Girls Golf Team & All-State Selection.  Super-State is an all class honor determined annually by the by the NCA Golf Sports Advisory Committee. Classif... Read More

Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years. A WTO appeal panel ruled that a ... Read More

Area compliance checks conducted

Law enforcement  compliance checks were conducted in some area counties over the weekend. The  Nebraska State Patrol had minors try to buy alcohol at 62 business in Adams and Webster Counties on Friday.  Of 49 businesses checked  in Adams Coun... Read More

Slow Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Remains High

Corn harvest progress fell further behind the five-year average according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Report released yesterday. While only 31 percent of the crop was harvested as of October 19, the forecast of a high quality crop remains u... Read More

Journalist being treated for Ebola still improving

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska doctors treating an American video journalist for Ebola say he could be released by the end of the week if tests show he's free of the deadly virus. Ashoka Mukpo has been treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omah... Read More

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal appeals court has opened the door for Syngenta Seeds to revive a lawsuit it brought against Bunge North America in 2011 over the agribusiness company's refusal of a type of genetically modified corn. ... Read More

New atlas will help find 'gaps' in crop production

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new mapping tool unveiled Monday and developed by the University of Nebraska and other project partners could help boost global crop production while conserving land and water. The Global Yield Gap Atlas allows farmers, gove... Read More

Former Obama aide Carney to speak at Fort Hays State

HAYS, Kan. (AP) – Former White House press secretary Jay Carney will speak at Fort Hays State University on the eve of this year’s midterm elections. The university says Carney will speak the evening of Nov. 3 as part of the Sebelius Lecture S... Read More

Kansas Governor, Challenger Discuss Gay Marriage

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vowed Monday to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage, while Democratic challenger Paul Davis said during a debate Monday that there's nothing either of them can do at this point because the matt... Read More