Travel numbers expected to be high for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

This Thanksgiving Holiday is expected to be one of the busiest Holiday Travel periods in years. AAA Nebraska Public Affairs Director Rose White says more Americans are supposed to travel a long distan... Read More

USDA Disaster Assistance to Help Thousands of Honeybee, Livestock and Farm-Raised Fish Producers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA today announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for lo... Read More

Pelini Determined To Find Answers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ For the second year in a row, Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is going into the final week of the regular season facing questions about his job security. Nebraska followed a lopsided loss at Wisconsin two weeks ago with a home loss to M... Read More

Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

Honolulu, HI – A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s rec... Read More

Cambridge Telephone Company warehouse fire ruled accidental

A  fire that destroyed the Cambridge Telephone Company warehouse  has been ruled accidental by the State Fire Marshal's Office.  The fire destroyed  the building and its contents,  but  the dollar amount of damage has not been determined. Th... Read More

21 states push to overturn Md. gun-control law

Twenty-one states are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland's gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and a limit gun magazines to 10 rounds. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led the coalition in fili... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Diagnosed in Wheeler County Nebraska

LINCOLN – According to State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in cattle on two farms in Wheeler County.  Livestock on both farms have been placed un... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis Diagnosed in Wheeler County, Nebraska

  LINCOLN – According to State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a diagnosis of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in cattle on two farms in Wheeler County.  Livestock on both farms have been... Read More

Hagel is stepping down

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is becoming the first senior adviser to leave the Obama administration after the sweeping losses by Democrats in the midterm elections. Officials say Hagel is stepping down under pressure  from Preside... Read More

Mandelko Gets Senior Season Off To Great Start

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Southern Utah women’s basketball opened its season with the unveiling of its 2013-14 Big Sky Championship banner followed by a tight 66-64 victory over Boise State University. “It was incredible (the unveiling of the banner).... Read More

Switching to soybeans? Make sure fields are ready.

INDIANAPOLIS — Nov. 24, 2014 — Thinking about putting soybeans back into your rotation next season? If you’ve been following a corn-on-corn cropping strategy in recent years, plan ahead to make sure your fields are ready for the switch to so... Read More