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Nebraska State College board approves raises for leadership

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska State College Board of Trustees has approved raises for top leaders of the state college system. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the trustees gave approval Tuesday for 1.5 percent raises during a meeting at Hill... Read More

Trade War Costly for U.S. Farmers

The trade war between the U.S. and China is proving to be costly to U.S. farmers, just as President Trump announced the intent for further tariffs, escalating the tense state of affairs. University of Illinois agriculture economist Scott Irwin thi... Read More

Florida eliminates Texas from College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jackson Kowar struck out a career-high 13 in 6 2/3 innings, Jonathan India hit a three-run homer and defending national champion Florida eliminated Texas from the College World Series with a 6-1 win on Tuesday. Kowar (10-5) held th... Read More

Dentist sentenced for submitting fraudulent Medicaid bills

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska dentist has been sentenced to 10 months for submitting fraudulent bills to Nebraska and Iowa Medicaid programs. Authorities say 59-year-old Gregory Garro, of Omaha, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha... Read More

ASA: Soy Growers in Middle of Tariff Feud with China Stand to Suffer Most

Washington, D.C. June 19, 2018- America’s soy growers are lined up even more precisely in the crosshairs of President Trump’s contentious tariff confrontation with China. President Trump announced Monday that $200 billion in additional Chinese go... Read More

(Audio) Business & Farm Leaders Seek Relief from Limits on Nebraska Biofuels

LINCOLN, NE — In letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, over 100 business and farm leaders across seven Midwest states called on regulators to lift restrictions on the sale of ethanol, a crop-based biofuel that drives Neb... Read More

Mississippi State rolls North Carolina in CWS Winner's bracket game

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jordan Westburg hit a grand slam, doubled and drove in seven runs and Mississippi State went on to beat North Carolina 12-2 in the College World Series on Tuesday. The Bulldogs (39-27) continued their surprise postseason run and, w... Read More

Man who sent strippers to neighbor's home sentenced for porn

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A west Omaha man imprisoned for sending prostitutes dozens of times to strip on a neighbor's front porch has been sentenced for possessing child pornography. Records say 46-year-old Douglas Goldsberry was given six years in pris... Read More

Nebraska’s Shell Creek Watershed Makes History

Schuyler, NE -- The Shell Creek Watershed was officially removed from the Impaired Waters list for significantly reducing the amount of Atrazine, making it the first watershed in Nebraska and the United States to do so from a watershed management pla... Read More

New FFA Chapters Sprout Up

NELIGH, Neb. (DTN) -- There's no reason to be blue about FFA. In fact, it appears the national student organization, along with its iconic blue corduroy jacket, is making a comeback. The nation's largest student-led organization in the nation is g... Read More

Angus Genetic Evaluation Reaches Historic Milestone

The Angus genetic evaluation has now surpassed 500,000 genotypes in the database. The actual number stands at 500,879, which reflects a dual collection partnership between the American Angus Association® and the Canadian Angus Association. Startin... Read More

FDA to Hold Fake Meat Public Meeting

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comment on fake meat, or foods produced using animal cell culture technology. The FDA will hold a public meeting next month to gather comments. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the... Read More

(Audio) Fillmore County Wind Farm Well Underway

Catch the full interview with Bluestem Vice President, Adam Herink here. Activity has picked up at the Perennial Wind Farm with construction well underway and turbines are currently being erected The Bluestem developed “distribution connected ge... Read More

Guthard Receives DAISY Award For Nursing At LRHC

LEXINGTON - Deanne Guthard was the recipient of the DAISY Award on Monday Morning at the Lexington Regional Health Center. She accepted the award from Chief Nursing Officer, Nicole Thorell. DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune Sys... Read More