(VIDEO) Biotech University 2015

RRN's Jesse Harding attended the Biotech University in Phoenix, Ariz. Joined with her is Dr. Charles Arntzen, Founding Director of the Arizona State University Biodesign Institute....... Read More

NCTA students survey PLANET landscape

Curtis, Neb. – It wasn’t the sky being the limit, recently, but the PLANET for horticulture students from a college in southwestern Nebraska. Eight students studying at the University of Nebraska’s College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis... Read More

Coalition Talks with White House, USTR Leaders About COOL

A coalition of family farmers, ranchers, consumer groups and trade groups recently met with White House and U.S. Trade Representative officials to urge support for Country-of-Origin Labeling. National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson reminded of... Read More

Repairs to Harlan County Dam's corroded gates to begin soon

KEARNEY, Neb.  Repairs will begin soon on the hard-to-move gates at the Harlan County Dam in south-central Nebraska. The initial $12.3 million project will deal with corrosion on six of the dam's gates, and the rest of the gates will be repaired ... Read More

NAWG Hires Oakes as Director of Operations

Washington, D.C. – March 30, 2015 – The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) announces the addition of Brian A. Oakes as the director of operations to the wheat growers’ team. Oakes will assist in office management and coordination, an... Read More

Lopers Ready To Begin Spring Practice

By Andrew Hanson, UNK Student Kearney, Neb. - The last three months have been busy for Josh Lamberson to say the least. In that span, the University of Nebraska at Kearney first-year head football coach has compiled his staff and signed a recruiting ... Read More

Fire blackens more than 42 square miles in western Nebraska

ARTHUR, Neb.  A wildfire blamed on lightning has blackened more than 42 square miles of grassland and farmland in western Nebraska. North Platte television station KNOP reports that a lone strike around 9 p.m. Saturday touched off flames near Buc... Read More

USDA Review Panel Releases Preliminary Report on MARC Center

Yesterday - USDA released its report on animal treatment at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Nebraska - according to The Hagstrom Report. USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Animal Handling and Welfare Review Panel completed the 60-day inde... Read More

FAPRI Releases 2015 Baseline Report

The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute released its latest baseline outlook for U.S. agriculture yesterday - projecting the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pay out 3.9-billion dollars in ARC and PLC payments for the 2014 crop after Fis... Read More

Huskers announce 2015 volleyball schedule

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska volleyball program has announced its 2015 season schedule. After leading the nation in attendance for the second straight season with 8,083 fans per match last season, the Huskers will play 15 regular-season matches at ... Read More

Resources and information available to aide Farmers’ Markets

MANHATTAN, Kan. –In efforts to continuously support farmers’ markets in the state, the Kansas Department of Agriculture, through the From the Land of Kansas agriculture trademark program, has collected data and updated resources available to mark... Read More