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Kansas and Missouri beef farmers cashing in on high prices

LA CYGNE, Kan. (AP) _ If beef is on the menu, firing up the grill this year will cost you more than ever before. And not just a bit more. The average price of a sirloin steak is up almost 20 perce... Read More

Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in Southwest Nebraska

Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.) is a dioecious broadleaf annual weed species that has created significant problems for growers in the Mid-South over the past 10 years due to its resistance to glyphosate and its prolific seed production.... Read More

Dawson County Ag Groups Donate Beef To Area Schools

The Dawson County Cattlemen and Farm Bureau joined forces along with Tyson Fresh Meats to offer the beef as part of a healthy and nutritious lunch.   Dawson County Farm Bureau President Britt Anderson says the idea came from a county office in West... Read More

Hog farmers more likely to carry drug-resistant bacteria: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple drugs, according to a new U.S. research study. T... Read More

OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.  Backers of Measure 2-89, the Lo... Read More

Hernandez pleads not guilty to murder charge in Goshen County District Court

A 47-year-old man accused of killing a 21-year-old Torrington woman has pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces. David Hernandez is charged with the murder of Ashley Craig. In Goshen County District Court today, Hernandez was arraigned on the c... Read More

Nebraska Forest Service Offers Assistance For Woody Biomass Heating

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 -- Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the 325-plus Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant-growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebraska Forest Service is promoting woody biomass heatin... Read More

Keil To Transfer From NU

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and we w... Read More

Trueblood joining Husker basketball program

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career ... Read More

Nebraska senators approve controversial State Patrol leader

Senators have approved Gov. Pete Ricketts' choice to lead the Nebraska State Patrol despite concerns about his involvement in a gender discrimination lawsuit 10 years ago. The Legislature voted 32-7 Tuesday to approve Bradley Rice of Elkhorn. R... Read More

Keil to transfer from Nebraska to Florida State

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and w... Read More