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Gov. Ricketts acts as Interim Judge in Supreme Heifer and Bull Championship

Nebraska Governor, Pete Ricketts, has proven that he can be a judge of more than just politics.  On September 3, 2015, Ricketts stood with Beef Cattle judges Roger Allen and Allen Miller in the Five ... Read More

Hamiltons give $100K for UNK locker room project

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is entering the final stage of fundraising to renovate its football locker room with a $100,000 lead gift from Brian and Carey Hamilton of Omaha. The Hamiltons are University of Nebraska alumni an... Read More

Brownback Says Kansas Public Pension System on Right Track

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Governor Sam Brownback says the public pension system in Kansas is on a solid financial footing, though he’s still open to changes such as moving toward a 401(k)-style plan for new teachers and government workers. The Republi... Read More

Wheat Farmers Take the Stage at Risk & Profit Conference

Four Kansas wheat farmers took center stage during the 2015 Risk & Profit Conference August 20 to 21, 2015 to share stories of farming and farm policy with fellow producers, extension specialists and agricultural economists from across the stat... Read More

Egg Board Accused of Hurting 'Eggless Mayonnaise' Marketing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?" They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Department and paid for by the industries that vot... Read More

FSA Will Make Sequestered Cuts to Program Payments

Art Barnaby, Ag Economist from Kansas State University has learned that program payment will be cut due to sequestration. All of the payments will suffer a sequestered cut of 7.3% for 2014/15 and 2015/16 payments.  The sequestered cut for 2016/17 is... Read More

Huskers Face Tough Opener

This opening game for most Husker fans is a more unconventional season opener. In the past the season openers have been more like “cupcake” match ups, except for the 37-34 scare against Wyoming in 2013. BYU is the real deal when it comes to a foo... Read More

Team Jack Radiothon raised more than $75k

Yesterday's Team Jack Radiothon raised more than $75,000 in donations towards it's efforts in funding pediatric brain cancer research.  Team Jack Foundation Director Kylie Dockter described the day as a huge success with some donations still coming ... Read More

International Swine Feed Efficiency Conference to be held in Omaha

Kansas State University and Iowa State University are teaming up to host the International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine at the Hilton Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska, Oct. 21-22, 2015. “We’re excited to bring together swine producers – owne... Read More

Australia Hits 85 Percent of US Beef Quota

Australian beef exports to the US hit 85% of the 418,214 tonne US beef quota on Aug. 31, starting the shift from a first-come, first-served process on the beef quota to one that will be allocated proportionately based on exporters’ shipments averag... Read More

Kansas State lockdown lifted after search for gunman

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ A lockdown on the Kansas State University campus has been lifted and classes are scheduled to resume.    The lockdown was imposed early Friday after police received a report of a possible gunman on the campus. After a bu... Read More