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Bayer CropScience and Flagship Ventures form strategic innovation partnership to fund leading-edge agriculture ventures

Monheim, May 5, 2015 - Striving to push the bounds of agricultural innovation, Bayer CropScience today announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital an... Read More

Nebraskan convicted of 3 separate killings dies in prison

LINCOLN, Neb. A man who was convicted of three separate killings has died at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 82-year-old Clarence Victor suffered from a long-term medical condition. He died in the ... Read More

White paper on socially responsible farmland investing shows benefits of new practices

CLIVE, Iowa – Changing demographics is driving a trend by next-generation landowners to manage for appreciation and create sustainability through socially responsible farming practices, a new white paper published by agricultural real estate broker... Read More

USDA Announces $235 Million Available for Innovative New Conservation Partnerships

LINCOLN, May 5, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced an investment of up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.... Read More

Lopers Have Big Fundraising Night

Kearney, - The Nebraska-Kearney football program raised $ 170,000 at its annual Loper Football Backers Club dinner and scholarship fundraiser Tuesday night. Nearly 600 people attended the banquet at Kearney's Younes Conference Center. NebraskaLand Na... Read More

Tornados, hail possible across southern Great Plains

NORMAN, Okla.  A National Weather Service forecaster says there is a slight chance that storms carrying large hail and tornadoes could hit parts of the Great Plains stretching from Nebraska, through Kansas, Oklahoma and North Texas. Richard Thomp... Read More

Kansas Farm Bureau unites farmers and foodies at Zest and Zing event

MANHATTAN, KAN. – More than 100 foodies and farmers attended “Zest and Zing” April 30 at Abode Venue in Wichita. This event offered foodies the opportunity to meet the farmers who grow their food while watching a heated chef vs. chef competitio... Read More

Australian Producers Defend Sheep Industry from PETA Attacks

In the United States, we frequently see push back from animal activist groups against animal agriculture. Unfortunately, it isn't just limited to the states. Australia’s sheep industry was recently attacked by People for the Ethical Treatment of An... Read More

(Audio) Minutemaids Headed To District Final

For the first time in school history the Lexington girls soccer team has advanced to a District Final as on Tuesday they downed Scottsbluff 1-0 in the B8 semifinals in Kearney. Elizabeth Romero scored the game winning goal for Lexington early in the ... Read More

Aggie Women win rodeo title at Hastings

Curtis, Neb. – Winning performances in barrel racing and goat tying helped the Lady Aggies of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture win a team title at a weekend rodeo in Hastings. The NCTA Aggies were led by Lexus Kelsch of McLaughlin, ... Read More

Huskers Gain Walk On

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career at ... Read More