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The Maschhoffs Takes Swift Action to Ensure Responsible & Humane Animal Care

On May 25, The Maschhoffs became aware of an undercover video released by the Animal Legal Defense Fund that was taken at one of its sow farms in Nebraska. "As animal caregivers with a long-standin... Read More

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Gets Closer to Hemp Research

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Researchers in Nebraska are one step closer to starting research on using hemp as a field crop. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's agronomy and horticulture department received a permit last week that will allow it to resear... Read More

(AUDIO) Chief Industries Purchases Lexington Ethanol Plant

Chief has purchased substantially all assets of the Cornhusker Energy ethanol plant in Lexington, NE. The plant, previously owned by Cornhusker Energy Lexington, LLC, will begin operating as Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc. immediately. DJ Eihusen, Presi... Read More

USDA Extends Deadline for Recording Farm Structure

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations. This date is used to determine the level of inter... Read More

Water moving out of Riverside Park - Officials hope to reopen next week

The ingenuity of the Army Corps of Engineers and local officials may have solved the major flooding problems facing Riverside Park. Yesterday, they placed a piece of plywood and sandbags over a culvert that was spewing water into the park and dug ... Read More

UNL Receives Grants to Evaluate Land Conservation Stewardship

Lincoln, Nebraska, May 27, 2016 -- Simanti Banerjee, assistant professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has received a four-year, $498,641 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the effectiveness of c... Read More

River bank erosion threatens Gering water supply

Gering Public Works Director Pat Heath says an effort to repair North Platte River bank erosion that is threatening Gering's water supply will continue into early next week. The dredging and repair work began Thursday due to erosion on the north s... Read More

Partial decision on Crow Butte challenges

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board has released a Partial Initial Decision on challenges to renewal of the operating license of the Crow Butte uranium mine southeast of Crawford - and it's pretty much a split decisi... Read More

NHL

NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS - CONFERENCE FINALS - BEST-OF-SEVEN Thursday's Score Pittsburgh 2, Tampa Bay 1 - Pittsburgh wins series 4-3 Friday's Schedule No games scheduled Note: Stanley Cup Finals begin Monday with Pittsburgh hosting San Jose, 8 p... Read More

Major League Baseball

NBA PLAYOFFS - CONFERENCE FINALS - BEST-OF-SEVEN Thursday's Score Golden State 120, Oklahoma City 111 - Oklahoma City leads series 3-2 Friday's Schedule Cleveland at Toronto, 8:30 p.m. - Game 6 - Cleveland leads series 3-2    ...... Read More

Maschhoffs Reaffirms Commitment to Animal Care in Response to Video

This week, a major Nebraska pork producer pledged swift action, as an animal rights group releases undercover video showing allegations of abuse. The Animal Legal Defense Fund claims abuse on the part of The Maschhoffs, one of the top names in p... Read More