USDA Estimates Sorghum Acres to Reach 7.9 Million

The United States Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report released today shows estimated sorghum planted acres will reach 7.9 million in 2015, up 11 percent from the 7.1 million the p... Read More

Huskers lose second player in two days

Lincoln - University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday evening that freshman guard Tarin Smith has decided to transfer from the Husker program following the spring semester. “My family and I have intensely thought ... Read More

Holman selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Nebraska junior volleyball player Briana Holman is one of 12 players selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team that will play in the 2015 World University Games July 2-12 at Gwangju, South Korea. It is the second car... Read More

Three Husker volleyball players set to transfer

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Alexa Ethridge, Maddie Haggerty and Kira Larson are leaving the Nebraska volleyball program. Each player has been given a full release to transfer. “We are very... Read More

Two Huskers honored by the Big Ten

Lincoln – Following a 4-1 week for the Nebraska baseball team, that included a sweep of the nationally-ranked Texas Longhorns, senior Kyle Kubat was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week and freshman Elijah Dilday was named Big Ten Co-Freshmen of the W... Read More

Adams County Fair Manager Retiring

After 28 years of service to the fair board Sandy Himmelberg is retiring April 1st as Fairgrounds manager at Adams County. She started working there in the 80's being a book keeper for the race track, and after that she was offered the secretary job ... Read More

Judge gives tentative OK to deal in Tyson meatpacking case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A judge has granted preliminary approval to a proposed settlement of more than $730,000 in the class-action lawsuit brought against Tyson by workers at the company's meatpacking plant in Emporia. The deal ends a nearly eight-year... Read More

EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas

BRUSSELS (AP) _ Dairy farmers hit the streets of Brussels Tuesday to protest the lifting of European Union milk quotas, fearing that the move will flood the market with cheap surplus milk. ``With quotas being lifted, we're really scared that produ... Read More

Officials investigate suspicious package at Nebraska Capitol

(Lincoln, Neb.)- The Nebraska State Patrol Hazardous Devices Squad along with Lincoln Fire and Rescue  were called to the State Capitol today after a briefcase was found abandoned in a hallway near the Legislative Chambers. Troopers assigned to r... Read More

Monsanto Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Help Monarch Butterflies

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 31, 2015-- Monsanto Company announced today a $400,000 commitment to partner with and support the efforts of experts working to benefit monarch butterflies. This comes in addition to the company's earlier announcement ... Read More

USDA to Provide $332 Million to Protect and Restore Agricultural Working Lands, Grasslands and Wetlands

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).... Read More