Heineman asked about property taxes during Call-in Show

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman responded to a property tax question during Monday's Statewide Governor's Call-in show. Heineman says decisions should be made locally. "The real key to property tax... Read More

Eight Finalists Named for UNK Homecoming Royalty

Eight finalists for homecoming royalty at the University of Nebraska at Kearney were announced Monday. The king and queen will be crowned at 9 p.m. Thursday at the Health and Sports Center. They also will be recognized during halftime of UNK’s f... Read More

Governor appoints two new representatives to Nebraska Wheat Board

Governor Dave Heinemann recently appointed Bob Delsing of Hemingford, Neb. and Steve Wiese of Wilber, Neb. as directors for Districts 1 and 6 respectively on the Nebraska Wheat Board. Delsing, his wife Karen, now deceased, and their three children... Read More

Northeast Health Professionals Learn How Farmers are “Raising the Steaks”

As part of its Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI), the checkoff recently hosted a “Raising the Steaks” immersion event for eager health and nutrition professionals at Hedgeapple Farm in Buckeystown, Md. The tour was Sept. 9, with more t... Read More

National Research Council Public Hearing Opens Doors to Biotech Opponents

OMAHA (DTN) -- Some of the most vocal critics of genetically engineered crops will get a spotlight shined on them this week in Washington, D.C., as the National Research Council holds two days of hearings as part of the group's latest review of crop ... Read More

7 protected white pelicans shot in Kansas

MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — A game warden in northern Kansas is asking the public for help to find anyone connected to the shooting death of seven American white pelicans. Jewell County game warden Mike Peterson says he found the federally protected bi... Read More

Dawson County Board of Commissioners meet

Chuck Olsen gave a Johnson Lake Trails proposal at Monday morning's Dawson County Board of Commissioners meeting. Olsen says the plan this fall is to construct trail to the east. "Our plans this fall are to construct about 2 miles of trail on the ... Read More

First freeze causes little damage to U.S. Northern Plains crops

(Reuters) - The U.S. northern Plains and far western Midwest crop regions saw their first freeze of the season but the cold temperatures were only in pockets of the belt, limiting damage to immature corn and soybeans, agricultural meteorologists said... Read More

Agriculture hall of fame has budget struggles

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) _ The leaders of the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs are trying _ again _ to figure out how to ensure its future. The hall closed for the season in May because of financial troubles, the seco... Read More

Huskers Pierson-El earns Special Teams Player of the Week

Following Big Ten football games on Sept. 13, the offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week and freshman of the week in the Big Ten were announced this morning. Below are this week's honorees: Offensive Player and Freshman of the... Read More

National Pork Board Selects Kincannon & Reed for CEO Search

DES MOINES, IOWA - Sept. 15, 2014 - The National Pork Board has selected Kincannon & Reed to assist in the search, screening and recruitment of the organization's new chief executive officer. On Sept. 2, the Pork Checkoff announced that Chief Exe... Read More