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Eastern Nebraska man run over by tractor, officials say

SPRINGFIELD, Neb.  Authorities say a neighbor found the body of a man who was run over by a tractor in eastern Nebraska. Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis says the body of 72-year-old Jerry Norris w... Read More

 Same-sex marriage could provide business boost in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage could be good news for businesses that serve couples, from wedding planners to divorce attorneys. Businesses that help plan and stage weddings say they expect a boost fr... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Pittsburgh 5 Cleveland 3 ^Sunday's Games= Tampa Bay 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Toronto 10, Detroit 5 Boston 5, Houston 4 Baltimore 9, Chicago White Sox 1 Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2 Seattle 2, Oakland 1 L.A. Angels 12, Texas 6 Monday'... Read More

Feds Plan to Update Regs on Biotechnology

The White House on Thursday announced a one-year plan to update federal regulations overseeing the biotechnology industry. In a memo to USDA, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, the White House stated that a rev... Read More

Kansas Wheat Harvest Report-Days 10 & 11

Many farmers were able to wrap up their wheat harvests just in time to celebrate the holiday weekend, but some farmers in northwest Kansas were just starting their harvests in time to enjoy the fireworks from their combine cabs. Brian Linin, a far... Read More

USDA Says Growers Expanded Sorghum Acres to 8.84 Million

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released its June acreage report last week, increasing its estimated planted grain sorghum acres to 8.84 million, up 11 percent from its March report and 24 percent over ... Read More

Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop prices

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop and an El Nino weather pattern blamed for dry conditions in other wheat producing nations have sparked a recent run up in wheat prices. Normally, the flood ... Read More

2 killed in collision in northeastern Nebraska

The Nebraska State Patrol says two people are dead and a young girl injured following the head-on crash of a car and a pickup on state Highway 39 in Platte County. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday just southeast of St. Edward. The crash ki... Read More

Ne. Dept. of Ag seeking volunters for community gardens task force

  LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is seeking individuals who are interested in becoming a member of the Community Gardens Task Force, a new group created through legislation in the 2015 session of the Nebraska Unicameral. ... Read More

Kansans named to Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees

Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey congratulated three Kansans recently appointed by USDA chief Tom Vilsack to serve on the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) and two of six commodity specific Agricultural Technical Advisory ... Read More

Ryan Cotton Selects Champions 2015 National Junior Limousin Show and Congress

A total of 165 head of cattle were lead into the show ring for the second show day at the 2015 National Junior Limousin Show and Congress (NJLSC). Judge Ryan Cotton, Ponce Inlet, Fla., had a full schedule of events as he evaluated the 94 Limousin hei... Read More