Obama aide asks Congress for enhanced trade-deal authority

The Obama administration's top trade official says Congress must return enhanced negotiating powers to the White House in order to cut important trade deals with Pacific-rim nations and others. U.... Read More

Food Processing Center Offers Seminar for Entrepreneurs

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 – The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides the National Food Entrepreneur Program, which is specifically designed to assist individuals who want to start a food business.       The p... Read More

2015 Kansas Farmers Market

Farmers’ markets are growing across the state and continue to be an important source of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy and other value added agricultural products from small towns to large metropolitan areas. Markets in Kansas h... Read More

UNK aims to ‘Make a Difference’ with new marketing campaign

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is full of difference makers, says Kyle Means. “We turn ideas into action. We produce results to be proud of. We are innovative: it’s not enough just to complete a job, we strive to do it bette... Read More

Women In Agriculture Conference to Celebrate 30 Years of Programming

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 — Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for their farms and ranches, their communities, their families and themselves at the 30th Women in Agriculture Conference, the longest-running w... Read More

Lexington Community Foundation receives Emerson Trust Distribution

The Lexington Community Foundation announced a gift of $683,733 from the Wilbur R. Emerson trust was bestowed to the foundation on Tuesday. The money will be distributed between the Lexington hospital district and to endow the Emerson Scholarship. ... Read More

Nebraska AG vows to continue fight against Colorado pot

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is defending his state's lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying he doesn't want Colorado's ``failed experiment'' to spill over into Nebraska. The new Republican attorney general argued in a... Read More

Kansas May Ban Animal Gas Chambers

ASSOCIATED PRESS - A Kansas House committee is considering a bill that would ban the use of gas chambers to euthanize animals. The proposal would amend the Kansas Pet Animal Act to prohibit animal control officers and shelters from using carbon mo... Read More

Growers Statwide to Share On-Farm Research

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 Farm operators and agronomists from across the state are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research update program Feb. 13 at the Hall County Extension Office located on the College Park Campus in Gr... Read More

Rural Radio Network Adds Two New Employees

The New Year has also brought new staff to the farm department at KRVN. You might have already heard the recent hires, Jesse Harding and Trey Blomenkamp, on the air. They both have hit the ground running in producing reports and traveling the coverag... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau to Hold Conference Call to Talk Foundation for Property Tax Relief

Members of the news media are invited to participate in a Nebraska Farm Bureau conference call for an announcement regarding property tax relief efforts in the Nebraska Unicameral. The call will be held Tues., Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. CST. Participants... Read More