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Kansas State University Researchers Uncover New Genetic Wheat Markers

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University wheat scientists have completed the first study of a chromosome in a tertiary gene pool and have called it a breakthrough in exploring wheat wild relatives for fu... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Supports TPP Trade Deal

Statement by Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau President, Regarding Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal LINCOLN, NEB., – “The completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is welcomed news to Nebraska farm and ranch famil... Read More

Jail sentence imposed for shoplifting riding mower

A 49-year-old Cozad man will serve 90 days in the Dawson County Jail after being found guilty of Felony Theft of a riding lawn mower from the Lexington Walmart. The theft was reported around May 2, 2015 to the Lexington Police Department. At that tim... Read More

Kansas Cropland Values Slipping, But Pastures Up Nearly 7 percent

Kansas farmland values, which climbed and at times soared since 2006, started to level off in 2014 and have dipped so far this year, pulled down by lower grain prices, according to Kansas State University agricultural economist Mykel Taylor. The v... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Strongly Opposes Proposed TPP

Lincoln, NE:  John Hansen, President of Nebraska Farmers Union, a former USTR trade advisor for 14 years under Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama issued the following statement on behalf of his organization: “The recently finalized T... Read More

Perez sentenced to prison in Lexington child abuse case

A North Platte man was sentenced to prison Monday in connection with a Lexington child abuse case. The case against 22-year-old Christopher Perez stems from traumatic injuries caused to a then 17-month-old boy in February of 2014. Perez had previousl... Read More

Not All Groups Happy With TPP Deal

One of the few agriculture groups to express displeasure with the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement says the deal needs currency manipulation enforcement. National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson said Monday following the announcement of an a... Read More

CDC official stresses the importance of  flu shot

With flu season quickly approaching, health officials want to remind listeners about the importance of getting a flu shot. Dr. Michael Jhung  of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us who should get vaccinated... "the recommendat... Read More

Huskers Plan for Physical Wisconsin Offense

Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska football team practice for just under 90 minutes in sweats on Monday afternoon inside the Hawks Center, as it prepares to welcome the Wisconsin Badgers to Lincoln on Saturday. Defensive coordinator Mark Banker spoke ... Read More

Dispute over Kansas judicial funding moves to federal court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The fight over a move by the Legislature to defund the Kansas judiciary's budget has now landed in the federal courts. A court notice shows Kansas has moved the lawsuit filed by four judges to U.S. District Court in Topeka. ... Read More

Kansas Plans to Reduce Health Aid for State Workers’ Kids

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas has plans to reduce the insurance assistance for children of lower-income state workers next year and also allow those children to be enrolled in a federal health program. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports workers who qu... Read More