Faces of Farming Online Voting Open

CHESTERFIELD, MO. (October 24, 2014) – Now, you can cast your vote for the next Faces of Farming & Ranching! Beginning October 24 through November 2, visit the Faces of Farming & Ranching On... Read More

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Huskers ready for Rutgers

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska football team held a 45-minute walkthrough on Thursday afternoon in the Hawks Championship Center in preparations for Saturday’s matchup against Rutgers. Head Coach Bo Pelini spoke to the media after practice. “We h... Read More

Fugate still seeking pardon over 50 years later

Two lawyers say a woman who was convicted as an accomplice in her boyfriend's 1958 killing spree will apply for a pardon. The Lincoln Journal Star reports Caril Clair, formerly Caril Fugate, was 14 when she accompanied Charlie Starkweather, who ki... Read More

State child advocacy group honors Harms

An organization that supports the needs of children, young adults and families at risk has honored State Senator John Harms for his efforts to protect children in the state. The Nebraska Children and Families Foundation presented Harms with is presti... Read More

KLA CONVENTION TO FEATURE DISCUSSION ON NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE

(TOPEKA) – Livestock producers attending the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention in Wichita will hear an investigative journalist present the case that nutritional science has it wrong with respect to the healthfulness of meat and dairy p... Read More

Broncos whip Chargers

DENVER (AP) _ Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week. Manning and Sanders connected for a trio of touchdowns Thursday night in t... Read More

FARM Program Report Shows Continued Widespread Adoption of Animal Care Practices

ARLINGTON, VA – Dairy farmers nationwide continue to demonstrate widespread adoption of industry standards that assure high-quality care for their animals, according to a report released today by the National Milk Producers Federation. The summa... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Announces Funding to Strengthen Rural Businesses and Cooperatives and Boost Economic Development in Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the selection of 43 organizations in 27 states for grants and loans to help create jobs and boost economic development activity in rural areas. The announcement culminates ... Read More

USDA Launches Site to Provide Climate Information to Producers

Earlier today, the USDA Climate Hubs web site was launched. The new site provides a portal for farmers, ranchers, forest landowners, and others to find useful, practical information to help cope with the challenges and stressors caused by a changing ... Read More

Game and Parks Commission authorizes big horn sheep permits

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners authorized one lottery and one auction bighorn sheep permit for 2015 at their meeting in Scottsbluff Thursday. The lottery permit is for residents only, while the auction permit is avail... Read More