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EPA Announces Innovative Research in Kansas, Nebraska to Address State Environmental Issues

(Lenexa, Kan., August 22, 2017) - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced research projects addressing priority environmental and human health problems in 14 states through pa... Read More

Scotts Bluff County episode of waterfowl hunting show premieres

Back in January, a crew of about two dozen hunters, cameramen, and outfitters were in Scotts Bluff County for the week filming an episode for a future hunting TV show. This week, The Grind Waterfowl TV debuted their episode of 'Nebraska Waterfowl ... Read More

Fischer promoting development of rural broadband in new infrastructure bill

Senator Deb Fischer is continuing to promote improving the state's rural infrastructure during August recess visits around the state. While Fischer is in Omaha Tuesday talking to trucking, rail and aviation industry leaders, she spoke about improv... Read More

Aug. 22, 2017

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 2.94 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 2.94 (-0.09) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 2.94 (-0.09) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.49 (-0.09) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.49 (-0.09) Frenchman Valle... Read More

National Young Farmers Coalition’s Lindsey Shute receives Eating Well Magazine’s 2017 American Food Heroes Award

HUDSON, NY – Aug. 22 – Lindsey Lusher Shute, the Co-founder and Executive Director of the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC), has been named one of EatingWell magazine’s top ten 2017 American Food Heroes for her work supporting young ... Read More

Macie Wippel Ag Educator attends CASE Conference and Develops Soybean Classroom Curriculum

(FAIRBANKS, ALASKA) – Macie Wippel has completed a STEM based CASE (Curriculum for AgriScience Education) training the past two weeks in Fairbanks, Alaska on Natural Resources and Ecology.  Through a Nebraska FFA Foundation scholarship, funded by ... Read More

EU Probes Bayer's Planned Buyout of Monsanto

The European Union's anti-trust watchdog said Tuesday that it has launched a probe into German chemical maker Bayer's planned acquisition of U.S. seed and weed-killer company Monsanto. The European Commission, which polices competition in Europe, sa... Read More

GRASSLAND STUDIES FALL SEMINAR SERIES BEGINS AUG. 28

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – The 23rd annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands, including what drives profits, fitting p... Read More

Long-term benefits of eclipse visitation cited

A local tourism official says the thousands of people who visited the area during Monday's eclipse and the planning for the event will have long-term benefits for the community. Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Karla Niedan-Streeks s... Read More

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 22, 2017 – Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll. Local grocery stores maintain market sha... Read More

(VIDEO) 2017 Midwestern Crop Tour Kicked Off Monday

The Farm Journal Midwestern Crop Tour, for the western leg, started Monday morning in Sioux City, South Dakota. participants made their way to Grand Island, Nebraska, on several different routes. Final averages of corn yields and pod bean coun... Read More