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WNCC softball hosts NJC in final regular season game Sunday

The Western Nebraska Community College softball team realizes how important Sunday regular season final games are as they prepare for the Region IX playoffs. The Cougars will host Northeastern Junior... Read More

Appropriations Committee ready to present proposed two year budget

Appropriations Committee Chair John Stinner says the budget that will be presented to the legislature includes using $172 million from the state's rainy day fund to balance the biennial budget. Stinner says the rainy day fund money will be used to... Read More

Huskers Sweep Rams in Front of Full House in Kearney

Kearney, Neb. – In front of a packed house of 2,040 fans at Kearney High School on Saturday afternoon, the Nebraska volleyball posted a 25-17, 25-16, 25-17 sweep of the Colorado State Rams. With the departure of four seniors, including three All... Read More

Huskers Drop Game Two, Rubber Match Set for Sunday

Minneapolis, Minn. – The Nebraska baseball team (22-15-1, 6-4-1 Big Ten) fell to Minnesota, 5-3, at Siebert Field on Saturday afternoon, evening the weekend series at 1-1. On Friday night, the Huskers captured the opener by a 5-3 margin. Senior ... Read More

Agate Fossil Beds Plans Burn on Carnegie Unit in Late April or Early May

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument is planning a prescribed burn within the next few weeks (April 21 through May 20) as the weather forecast and local conditions permit. The burn will occur in the Carnegie Unit at the east end of the monument and co... Read More

Local extension educators are part of farming collaboration in China

A collaboration between Nebraska and China, years in the making has finally put down roots in China's Shaanxi province. In November of 2016, Governor Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development had signed an agreement w... Read More

Candidates Sought For National Sorghum Checkoff Board

LINCOLN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for sorghum producers to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program board of directors.  There are five producer positions that will become vacant on the United Sorghum C... Read More

Nebraska preliminary March jobless rate drops to 3.1 percent

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point in March, hitting 3.1 percent compared with 3.2 percent in February. The January rate was 3.3 percent. The department said in a report relea... Read More

USDA to Consider Release of GM Moths, GM Virus

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- In the past two weeks, USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released documents on proposals to release two genetically modified (GM) organisms: diamondback moths and a virus designed to control the ci... Read More

Dow Blasts AP for Chlorpyrifos Article

This week, the Associated Press published an article about chlorpyrifos and Dow’s push to ignore findings from federal scientists; however, Dow released a statement today (April 21) noting that the article “contained a number of misleading and in... Read More

WI State Lawmaker: Canada Doesn't Grasp Urgency of Milk Crisis

A Wisconsin state lawmaker says Canadian officials don't appear to have a sense of urgency about helping dozens of Wisconsin dairy farmers who face going out of business after a change in Canada's domestic pricing policy evaporated demand for U.S. mi... Read More