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Ricketts approves bill to encourage organ donations

LINCOLN, Neb.  Organ donor statuses on Nebraska driver's licenses will remain in effect until a citizen asks to change it. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a measure Thursday to change current state law,... Read More

Kansas seeking solution to water needs of farmers, Quivira refuge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - AP  Officials are trying to hammer out a deal to address competing water needs of south-central Kansas irrigators and a national wildlife refuge that's lost considerable water to them. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which ... Read More

Lincoln To Host State Bowling This Weekend

Nebraska High School Bowling Federation is holding its State tournament this weekend in Lincoln at Sun Valley Lanes. The Lexington girls and boys teams are competing in the Class B portion of the tournament that begins at 7:30 Saturday morning. Other... Read More

Ricketts approves Nebraska bill to allow packer-owned hogs

LINCOLN, Neb.  The nation's only ban on hogs owned by meatpackers will end under a new Nebraska law that allows processers to control the animals from birth to slaughter. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed the measure Thursday. Business and farming gro... Read More

Syngenta Deal Could Pave Way for Biotech Acceptance in China

ChemChina's purchase of Syngenta could remove some of the suspicion around genetically modified crops and ultimately lead to more rapid user acceptance of biotechnology in food production in China, according to Syngenta's Chief Operating Officer Davo... Read More

(Video) Husker Recruiting Profile

Coming out of Fishers, Indiana is Collin Miller looking to help the Blackshirts. Miller is a 6-3 225 pound outside linebacker that could fill some needs for the Huskers. Miller is a 3-star prospect and according to 247 he is the 54th ranked outside l... Read More

Paul Kenney files as candidate in Board of Regents District 6

Lincoln, Neb – Paul Kenney, an agri-businessman, farmer and rancher from the Amherst, Nebraska area, filed paperwork on Thursday morning with Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale to be a candidate for University of Nebraska Regent District 6. ... Read More

Officials Say U.S. FMD Outbreak Would Devastate Industry

The U.S. has kept foot-and-mouth disease out of the country since 1929, but the livestock industry, pharmaceutical companies and the federal government would not be ready to handle an outbreak of the disease if it were to hit the national cattle and ... Read More

(AUDIO) See For Yourself in Mexico - A Learning Experience with NE Soybean Board

    Day 4 - February 11 The final day of learning experience activities finished on Thursday. The group comes home on February 12. The attendees spent the day with the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). The USDA Foreign Ag... Read More

Putting the Data Together

A vision is out there for all this data that farmers are collecting: You spend a day doing a lot of work, and when you have a moment, you open a screen — on your computer, smartphone or tablet — to see all the information collected from your work... Read More

(AUDIO) USDA Offers Help for Blizzard Stricken Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers with livestock losses from last week's blizzard are eligible for assistance from USDA's Livestock Indemnity Program. We visited with Deputy Director of the Farm Service Agency in Nebraska, Erin Clason this week about who is el... Read More