FARM Program Report Shows Continued Widespread Adoption of Animal Care Practices

ARLINGTON, VA – Dairy farmers nationwide continue to demonstrate widespread adoption of industry standards that assure high-quality care for their animals, according to a report released today by th... Read More

UNL suspends FarmHouse fraternity

  Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 23, 2014 – The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended its chapter of FarmHouse fraternity following a university police investigation into events leading up to the death of a UNL freshman in early September, V... Read More

Deadline nearing for Central Nebraska Business Idea Contest

The Deadline for the Central Nebraska Business Idea Contest is 5 p.m. on Monday. UNK Director for Rural Research and Development, Sean Kaskie, says ideas don't have to be fully thought out. "It's pretty easy. All you have to do is email us a two-m... Read More

Bethel Lutheran Church having presentation

Bethel Lutheran Church in Holdrege is having a presentation on Saturday called "Culture Wars in the Christian Church." Pastor Jamie Strickler has more. "In the late 1700's in the Enlightenment Period of time some modern type Theolosians have taken... Read More

USDA Launches Site to Provide Climate Information to Producers

Earlier today, the USDA Climate Hubs web site was launched. The new site provides a portal for farmers, ranchers, forest landowners, and others to find useful, practical information to help cope with the challenges and stressors caused by a changing ... Read More

Nebraska and Kansas Reach Agreement Approved by the Republican River Compact Administration

Imperial, Neb. – An agreement reached Wednesday gives Nebraska 100 percent credit for augmentation water NRDs are pumping this year to maintain compliance with the Republican River Compact, and ensures water being stored in Harlan County Reservoir ... Read More

Governor Backs Kansas High Court Justices' Ouster

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is endorsing an effort to persuade Kansas voters to remove two justices from the state Supreme Court. Brownback said during a news conference Thursday that he's voting against retaining Justices L... Read More

Work on airport's terminal project to start soon

The executive director of the Central Nebraska Regional Airport says demolition work should begin soon for its passenger terminal project. The $14.1 million passenger terminal is the largest project the airport has ever undertaken. The new term... Read More

NFU Says WTO Ruling On COOL Shows USDA Moving in Right Direction

WASHINGTON (Oct. 23, 2014) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) clearly shows U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed in r... Read More

Overton Teacher receives funds for Going to Game Night

Overton Public School's Alicia Lassen had a $173 Going to Game Night project funded through U.S. Cellular's Calling All Teachers program. Lassen, who is 6th Grade Language Arts & Media, says she applied for the funds online. "I submitted an id... Read More

Los Angeles City Officials To Consider GMO Free Zone

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a proposal to ask the City Attorney’s office to draft a measure to make the city GMO free. The proposal, largely supported by council member Paul Koretz, would ban the sale and planting of any genetically... Read More