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Wheat tour to examine extent of damage from drought, disease

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Farmers and other agriculture industry leaders plan to fan out across Kansas in the coming days to examine the extent of damage to winter wheat from drought, disease and winterkill.... Read More

Kenny Bell headed to Tampa Bay

Nebraska receiver Kenny Bell became the third Husker chosen in the 2015 NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon. The record-setting receiver was taken by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round, being selected with the 162nd overall pick in the draft. ... Read More

Farm Bureau Applauds  Senate Move to Stop EPA Overreach

The American Farm Bureau Federation praised the bipartisan leadership of Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) today as they introduced the Federal Water Quality Protection Act, which would put in check the Environmental Protection A... Read More

Husker season awards announced for mens basketball

The Nebraska basketball team closed the book on the 2014-15 season with the annual team banquet this week. The event featured the annual team awards voted on by the Husker players, including the announcement of the Jack Moore MVP Award, which was pre... Read More

Husker softball rally comes up short against Illinois

Lincoln - The Nebraska softball team nearly mounted a remarkable comeback on Saturday afternoon, but the Huskers' rally fell just short in a 12-10 loss to Illinois in front of 990 fans at Bowlin Stadium. Nebraska trailed 10-0 following the top of ... Read More

Nebraska senators to debate new State Patrol leader

LINCOLN, Neb. Nebraska senators will vote on the appointment of a new State Patrol superintendent who was ensnared in a gender-discrimination lawsuit more than a decade ago. A legislative committee voted 8-0 Friday to recommend the appointment of ... Read More

Milkweed Planting Encouraged on Iowa CRP Acres to Improve Monarch Habitat

AMES, Iowa — Iowa farmers and landowners are encouraged to consider planting milkweed, the habitat of monarch butterflies, on their land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The Iowa office of the USDA Farm Service Agency, which a... Read More

UNL to open Student Veterans Resource Center in fall

LINCOLN, Neb.  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's student military veteran population will soon have a center dedicated to supporting them with all aspects of university life. UNL's new Student Veterans Resource Center will open in the fall and... Read More

Former FFA member donates money to address needs of agricultural education teachers

Herman Wilson of Houston, Texas was inspired by his agricultural education teacher in east Texas more than 62 years ago. That inspiration made an impact on him and his wife, and today they are giving back to ensure other students can have the same ex... Read More

Krzyzanowski of North Platte Wins 16-Yard Title at Cornhusker Trapshoot

DONIPHAN, Neb. – Zack Krzyzanowski of North Platte repeated as the 16-yard champion in the senior high division at the 46th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot. He broke all 75 clay targets, and then later broke all 100 in a shoot-off. While Krzyzanowski,... Read More

Eight-Run Inning Powers Nebraska Past Illinois

Lincoln - An eight-run fourth inning was all the offense the Nebraska softball team would need Friday night, as the Huskers run-ruled Illinois, 8-0, in five innings at Bowlin Stadium. The Huskers sent 13 batters to the plate in the decisive fifth ... Read More