National Corn Yield Contest Offers Tips from Top Growers

The National Corn Growers Association released a video today offering tips from perennial high-yield entrants of the National Corn Yield Contest during a breakfast at Commodity Classic in Phoenix hono... Read More

Girls State Basketball Pairings

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Kansas school funding plan aimed at ending budget surprises

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Top Republican officials in Kansas are working on a plan to overhaul funding for public schools designed to prevent unanticipated demands for new spending. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is calling on the GOP-dominated Legislatur... Read More

Court arguments Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Monday in a lawsuit over a recent roundup of hundreds of wild horses from the open range in western Wyoming. U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal will hear arguments at the Univ... Read More

Tree Pile Burning Workshop in Guide Rock

NORTH PLATTE -- Pheasants Forever and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) will host a tree pile burning workshop at the Guide Rock Community Center, 355 University Ave. on March 3. Presentations will include: Learning the tips and tricks o... Read More

NCGA Past President: Diversity Makes Us a Better Industry

Speaking on a panel of female, minority, veteran, and young farmers at Commodity Classic, National Corn Growers Association Past President Pam Johnson highlighted the importance of diversity to the agricultural industry. "As an industry, we are bet... Read More

Fischer reacts to Sasse proposal

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse has come out with a proposal in the event the Supreme Court knocks down the Government Subsidies through the Federal Exchanges. U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says everyone needs coverage. "One of the main things that we are consi... Read More

Omaha woman imprisoned for poisoning margaritas to be freed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha woman who has been in prison since 2004 for poisoning her sister-in-law's margaritas has been granted parole. Omaha television station WOWT reports that the Nebraska Parole Board unanimously granted parole to Maureen ... Read More

Kansas Legislators On Break Until Wednesday

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are on break until Wednesday. State lawmakers usually take several days off after the "turnaround" deadline that passed Friday. Most bills that have not been approved by their chamber of origin were discard... Read More

Davis shares observations about LB176

State Senator Al Davis recently shared some observations about LB176. Davis feels the bill could affect the marketing of cattle in Nebraska. "LB176 was introduced by Senator Schilz, and removes restrictions on packer ownership of live hogs. You mi... Read More

Nutrition Subcommittee Holds Hearing to Review SNAP Recipient Characteristics and Dynamics

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a public hearing to review the characteristics and dynamics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The comm... Read More