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Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Introduction of Legislation to Support Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement: "U.S. agriculture applauds the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority legislation today. W... Read More

USDA Announces Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains and Oilseeds

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2015 marketing assistance loan rates by county for wheat (by class), corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other ... Read More

Nebraska endures 2nd driest March on record

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Weather experts say Nebraska and Iowa experienced a near-record dry March this year.     The Omaha World-Herald reports regional and national climatologists and meteorologists announced their findings Thursday.  They said the s... Read More

Huskers Beat Buckeyes 5-2 in Series Opener

Lincoln – The No. 23 Nebraska baseball team picked up its 29th win of the season on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 victory in its series opener with the Ohio State Buckeyes (24-10, 7-3 Big Ten). The Huskers, who are now 29-11 on the year and 6-4 in th... Read More

Ag Hall of Fame To Reopen

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Like many farmers, the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame struggles to hold on from one year to the next. After being closed last year except for special events, the 50-year-old hall in Bonner Springs will reopen this... Read More

Huskers top Buckeyes in opener

Lincoln – The No. 23 Nebraska baseball team picked up its 29th win of the season on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 victory in its series opener with the Ohio State Buckeyes (24-10, 7-3 Big Ten). The Huskers, who are now 29-11 on the year and 6-4 in th... Read More

Kansas Corn Planting Will Soon Move into High Gear, but Drought Persists

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Corn planting in Kansas will soon be in full swing, but dry soils are making for a less than ideal start to the season. Kansas received just 19 percent of the amount of moisture it normally receives during March, said Mary Knap... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS Friday's Games Washington 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 (series tied 1-1) Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT (Canadiens lead series 2-0) Vancouver 4, Calgary 1 (series tied 1-1) Nashville 6, Chicago 2 (series tied 1-1) Saturday's... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS - Game 1 Friday No games scheduled Saturday's Games Washington at Toronto, 12:30 p.m. New Orleans at Golden State, 3:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Engaging Chefs with Beef Cuts, Culinary and Creativity

At the beginning of April, the beef checkoff hosted a dynamic group of chefs and center-of-the-plate specialists from Performance Foodservice for a one-of-a-kind beef culinary immersion in Charleston, SC. As one of the nation’s leading foodservice ... Read More

Death penalty repeal, student minimum wage debated, advanced in legislature

  LINCOLN--The Legislature continued to chug along the week of April 13, passing and stalling multiple pieces of legislation. The death penalty, legislative term limits and minimum wage for minors were just a few topics of discussion this ... Read More