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Only Three Percent of High School and College Students Are Aware of Ag Job Prospects

While agriculture has become a hot sector for job growth (USDA Employment Opportunities Report, 2015), a just-released survey shows only 13 percent of high school and college students are interested i... Read More

Facility staffer who bore teen's child convicted in sex case

YORK, Neb. (AP) _ A 38-year-old woman has been convicted of having sex with a teenager at a York facility for troubled children. Online court records say Jamie Bishop, of Seward, pleaded no contest Tuesday to felony sexual assault of a minor. Her ... Read More

US - Chinese Talks Falter in WTO Farm Subsidy Spat

U.S. and Chinese trade officials were unable to resolve their disagreements over the Obama administration's allegations that Beijing provided more than $100 billion in "illegal" government subsidies for producing rice, wheat and corn. The U.S. now p... Read More

October Pork Exports Largest Since 2014; Beef Exports Remain Strong

U.S. pork and beef exports continued to build momentum in October, with both achieving double-digit increases from a year ago, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). October pork exports t... Read More

Woman sentenced in river assault

A woman convicted in an assault in the Platte River was sentenced to Monday in Dawson County District Court. A 29-year-old woman reported being "jumped" by another woman at the Dogwood Wildlife Management Area in rural Dawson County on June 11... Read More

Cozad City Council Meets

COZAD - The Cozad City Council met on Monday to discuss several issues including problems at the recycling center. The city has been having problems with illegal dumping from people outside of Cozad using the recycling center. In an effort to curt... Read More

Kansas State University Scientists Using Air Bubbles to Improve Dairy Products

Kansas State University researchers are deploying small air bubbles invisible to the human eye in a quest to improve several popular dairy products and co-products. Food scientist Jayendra Amamcharla said his research team is perfecting a process ... Read More

Lincoln chancellor informs faculty of possible cutbacks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor has told the faculty that the state's projected revenue shortfall could require the Lincoln campus to cut $6 million from its budget next spring.  Last month university system Presid... Read More

Statement by AFBF President Zippy Duvall, Regarding Appointment of New EPA Chief

“President-elect Trump’s selection of Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency is welcome news to America’s farmers and ranchers—in fact, to all who are threatened by EPA’s regulatory overreach—and should help provide a ne... Read More

Wendy's Joins U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

DUBLIN, Ohio, /PRNewswire/ --  Wendy's® announced its partnership with the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and a commitment to advancing sustainability efforts throughout the U.S. beef value chain. With a forty-six year commitment to serving o... Read More

Creighton Beats Nebraska Again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Maurice Watson Jr. scored a season-high 25 points, Cole Huff added 13 and No. 10 Creighton dominated the second half in a 77-62 victory over in-state rival Nebraska on Wednesday night. The Bluejays (9-0) have won 15 of 18 meeting... Read More