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St. Clair named HVAC-R “Head of the Class”

  Lyndell St. Clair has been named “Head of the Class” for the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program at North Platte Community College. The honor is pa... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board extends District 5 application deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board is seeking applicants for its District 5 region, which includes Buffalo, Dawson, Hall, Howard and Sherman counties. The position was reopened in an effort to seek candidates from the District. Current dire... Read More

Minutemen Stars Headed To Columbus

Lexington High School soccer stars David and Jesus Jimenez signed letters of intent on Tuesday to play soccer next season at Central Community College in Columbus. They were each key contributors to Lexington's success this season as the Minutemen we... Read More

Lincoln man charged with murder in campus area killing

Lincoln, Neb. --  A Lincoln man has been charged with second-degree murder and other offenses in connection with the killing of a man near the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. The Lincoln Journal Star reports a judge on Monday set th... Read More

Nebraska farmer testifies to Senate Ag Committee

WASHINGTON – Matt Rezac, a fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer from Weston, Nebraska, said today in testimony to the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee that farmers’ commitment to future generations, paired with their willingness to embrace... Read More

UNMC’s Agricultural Safety and Health Center to co-host a child agricultural injury prevention workshop in Des Moines, June 23-24

A national workshop dedicated to childhood agricultural safety is scheduled for June 23-24 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will co-host the event along wit... Read More

Levels of Wheat Diseases Low, But Likely to Increase

A survey of wheat fields May 13-16 in the southeast, south central, southwest, and southern Panhandle regions of Nebraska revealed trace to low levels of disease, with the majority of fields showing a luxuriant green (Figure 1) with a high yield pote... Read More

Perdue Says No “Long-Term Fallout” From Dispute with China

The U.S. trade talks with China seem to be a long way from wrapping up. However, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue is trying to assure producers that when an agreement is finally reached, it will be good for farmers’ pocketbooks. When that agreement is rea... Read More

Board of Regents seeks nominations for Presidential Search Advisory Committee

    The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska is seeking nominations for students, faculty, staff, alumni, supporters and members of the public to serve on a Presidential Search Advisory Committee that will play a key role in the sel... Read More

Mexico/Canada Removing Retaliatory Duties on Red Meat

The Mexican government published an official notice that Mexico has removed its retaliatory duties on U.S. pork. Canada’s Department of Finance announced that Canada will immediately eliminate the 10 percent tariff that Canada imposed on prepared b... Read More

China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-t... Read More