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Plan to rewrite Kansas renewable energy rule to be unveiled

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and groups on both sides are preparing to announce a new proposal for rewriting a renewable energy mandate for the state's utilities. Brownback was... Read More

Grand Island unveils deal for outsourcing ambulance billings

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  Grand Island has removed a veil over its deal with a company contracted to handle ambulance billings. The city said in a news release Friday that it will pay PST Services, a McKesson Corp., company, 4 percent of the net amoun... Read More

Soy Growers to Chipotle: Misinformation is Not a Marketing Strategy

ST. LOUIS (May 1, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued a statement today in response to Chipotle’s announcement that the fast-food chain would remove all foods containing genetically-modified ingredients, including th... Read More

Task Forces Suggests Changes To Handling Sexual Assaults

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A task force at the University of Kansas is recommending changes in how the school handles sexual assaults and rape on campus. The suggested changes include requiring all freshmen, including fraternity members, to live in ... Read More

USDA Study Shows COOL Provides No Economic Benefit

The Agriculture Department on Friday sent the House and Senate Agriculture committees a farm bill-required study that says that country-of-origin labeling for beef, pork and chicken has no economic benefit to the meat industry. DTN obtained a copy o... Read More

ASA Praises House Passage of Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (May 1, 2015) – The House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill earlier today, significantly increasing funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and programs tha... Read More

Stripe Rust Confirmed in Nebraska

A survey of wheat fields in south central and southeast Nebraska on April 27 revealed widespread occurrence of stripe rust in the southernmost tier of counties. Prevalence (percentage of fields with stripe rust) was greater than 70%. Incidence (perce... Read More

Tornado, hail reported in southeast Nebraska

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) _ Two tornado sightings have been reported in southeast Nebraska.    The National Weather Service says a member of law enforcement reported a twister crossing U.S. Highway 77 north of Cortland around 8:25 p.m. Sunday. No injurie... Read More

NU president, ag leader to address NCTA graduates May 7

Curtis, Neb. – A Nebraska cattle producer will join University of Nebraska administrators including President Hank M. Bounds in saluting Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture graduates on May 7 at commencement in Curtis. Bill Rishel, founder... Read More

Agriculture Secretary to Travel to Colorado to Announce Funding for Conservation Projects in 50 States

DENVER, Colo.  May 4, 2015 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Colorado and join local leaders to announce a substantial investment to improve the nation's water quality, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and prot... Read More

Dawson County Raceway Results 5-3

IMCA Modified 81 Mike Densberger 50c Colton Osborn 2 Jeremy Herbst 4c Charley Brown 14 Matthew Kiner 50 Scott Smith 34jw Cole Hodges 19 Chuck Stryker 71 Vince Leibert XII Jay Steffen Grand National Late Models 85 Jos... Read More