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Husker Softball falls to UCLA

Cathedral City, Calif. --- The Nebraska softball team (9-4) couldn't find an offensive rhythm against No. 3 UCLA (11-0), falling to the Bruins 5-0 on Friday night. The Huskers were unable to cr... Read More

I-80 Traffic Stops Yield Seizure of 218 LBs of Marijuana

LINCOLN, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested three people and seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana during two traffic stops on Interstate 80 near Lincoln. The first traffic stop occurred just before 4:00 p.m. Thursda... Read More

Winter Slumber Party Who's Sleeping in Your Fields?

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- If bugs snored, the din from your corn and soybean fields would be deafening right now. Let's brush up on the most common pests bedding down in your field-wide sleepover this winter: THE BT BUGS The western corn rootw... Read More

Michigan agriculture director joining Trump administration

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The head of Michigan's agriculture department is resigning to work for the Trump administration. Gov. Rick Snyder says Jamie Clover Adams will be an adviser to the U.S. agriculture secretary. She's been head of the state ag... Read More

Lincoln cardboard ban to take effect in April

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A new ordinance taking effect in Lincoln, Nebraska in April bans corrugated cardboard from the city's landfill. The city also will ban yard waste, tires and vehicle batteries and appliances from the landfill during the spring ... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up 8% *AUDIO*

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.6 million head on Feb. 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday. The inventory was 8% above Feb. 1, 2017. Listen ... Read More

Kansas Senate approves chicken house expansion

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow industrial chicken farms to house more birds closer to homes and communities despite a public outcry last year over a proposed Tyson Foods chicken plant. The Topeka Capit... Read More

Former prison guard sentenced for smuggling cellphone

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A woman accused of smuggling a cellphone to a prisoner while working at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln has been sent to jail. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 22-year-old Selena Kelly was sentenced Thursday to... Read More

NCGA Responds to Cruz Speech on RFS

Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke this week before workers at the bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery. He says the bankruptcy was caused by the law requiring refiners to purchase Renewable Identification Numbers, or RINs, mandated by the Renew... Read More

U.S. – South Korea Trade Deal Yields “Gold” for Nebraska Beef, Pork, Sectors *AUDIO*

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Winter Olympics aren’t the only reason for Nebraskans to focus on South Korea, according to a report released by the Nebraska Farm Bureau, Friday, Feb. 23. The report,“U.S.- Korea Trade Agreement and Nebraska Agriculture”,... Read More

Authorities say man drove drunk with 7 kids in SUV

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Prosecutors say a Grand Island man driving drunk with seven children in a sport utility vehicle is facing 18 felony and misdemeanor counts. Court records say 35-year-old James Anderson has pleaded not guilty to child abus... Read More