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NU Board of Regents to meet March 29

Lincoln, Neb. -- The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 11 a.m. The meeting will lead off with presentations on the university's efforts to meet N... Read More

Lopers Have Good Road Trip

Kearney, Neb. –Nebraska-Kearney scored an unprecedented 31 runs to sweep a double header from Lincoln, 9-8 and 22-13, Saturday afternoon in Jefferson City, Mo. The Lopers improve to 8-14 (4-4) while the Blue Tigers fall to 4-24 (1-11). UNK amassed ... Read More

Tough winter leads to challenging spring for state’s cattlemen

GARDEN CITY, Kan. – Kansas cattle producers are coming off what one Kansas State University official calls “one of the roughest winters” in recent memory, adding that the situation has created the need for extra attention this spring. Justin W... Read More

Noem signs law that targets companies marketing 'fake meat'

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem has signed legislation that requires "fake meat" products to be correctly labeled, hoping to reduce the impact of lab-cultured products on the local beef market. A product is misbranded if it intentionally la... Read More

Impacted by Recent Flooding?  Here’s how to Apply for Help

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraskans in nine counties impacted by the recent flooding are immediately eligible to apply for state and federal disaster to help jump start their recovery.  It’s as easy as a 20-minute phone call or a click online. Pres... Read More

Dairy Producers Enrolled in Livestock Gross Margin Program Eligible for 2018 MPP

Dairy producers who participated in the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program now can participate in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy for 2018 coverage. The Department of Agriculture announced the eligibility last week. Producers ... Read More

Huskers Come Up Short In Texas

The Nebraska men’s basketball team saw its season end Sunday night in an 88-72 loss to TCU in the second round of the NIT Tournament at Schollmaier Arena. James Palmer Jr. scored 19 points in his final game – all in the second half – to fini... Read More

Huskers Earn Sweep Of Michigan State

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (11-7, 3-0 Big Ten) completed a weekend sweep of Michigan State after its 6-2 win over the Spartans at Hawks Field on Sunday afternoon. With the win, Nebraska extends its winning streak to five cons... Read More

Rain could push swollen Missouri River even higher this week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Rain storms expected later this week could lead to another crest along the Missouri River and its tributaries just as residents are cleaning up from this spring's flooding. National Weather Service hydrologist Kevin Low said t... Read More

Nebraska could raise legal age for e-cigarettes to 21

Lincoln, Neb. --  An apparent surge in vaping among Nebraska teenagers is prompting a new push from lawmakers to raise the age limit on e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 and ban their use in bars, restaurants and workplaces. School officials say the cra... Read More

CME Group Announces Record Live Cattle Futures Open Interest, Surpassing 450,000 Contracts

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced Live Cattle futures open interest (OI) reached a record 453,659 contracts on March 21, surpassing 450,000 contracts for the first time. This marks five-consecuti... Read More

Ag college is hosting disaster benefit Tuesday

  CURTIS, Neb. – Aggies helping agriculture is ‘what’s for dinner’ Tuesday night in Curtis.                                                                         T... Read More

Food Replacement, Energy Assistance is Available for Some Affected by Natural Disasters

Lincoln – Nebraskans who utilize DHHS administered assistance programs and who have been impacted by the recent blizzard and floods may be eligible for additional food, energy and heating assistance. SNAP Replacement Those who rely on the ... Read More

Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $3 billion. The ongoing floodi... Read More