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Noem signs law that targets companies marketing 'fake meat'

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem has signed legislation that requires "fake meat" products to be correctly labeled, hoping to reduce the impact of lab-cultured products on the local beef market.... Read More

Huskers Earn Sweep Of Michigan State

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (11-7, 3-0 Big Ten) completed a weekend sweep of Michigan State after its 6-2 win over the Spartans at Hawks Field on Sunday afternoon. With the win, Nebraska extends its winning streak to five cons... Read More

Rain could push swollen Missouri River even higher this week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Rain storms expected later this week could lead to another crest along the Missouri River and its tributaries just as residents are cleaning up from this spring's flooding. National Weather Service hydrologist Kevin Low said t... Read More

CME Group Announces Record Live Cattle Futures Open Interest, Surpassing 450,000 Contracts

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced Live Cattle futures open interest (OI) reached a record 453,659 contracts on March 21, surpassing 450,000 contracts for the first time. This marks five-consecuti... Read More

Severe Weather Awareness Week March 25-29, 2019

Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 25th through 29th, 2019. The week is designed to remind us that severe weather season is beginning and we all need to take steps to be ready, by making a safety plan and reviewing proper safety precauti... Read More

Ag college is hosting disaster benefit Tuesday

  CURTIS, Neb. – Aggies helping agriculture is ‘what’s for dinner’ Tuesday night in Curtis.                                                                         T... Read More

Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $3 billion. The ongoing floodi... Read More

Science on Screen® combines talk on natural resources decision-making with sci-fi film

The 2018-2019 Science on Screen film-and-discussion series continues at the Midwest Theater on Thurs., Apr. 4, with “Water, Agriculture, People & Change.” Weston Eaton – Assistant Research Professor in the Penn State Agricultural Economi... Read More

Department of Veterans Affairs to Honor Vietnam Veterans on Mar. 29th at the Black Hills National Cemetery

The Department of Veterans Affairs Black Hills National Cemetery and VA Black Hills Health Care System will honor the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of Vietnam Veterans and the families who stood alongside them during a Vietnam War Com... Read More

Nebraska Extension compiles flood recovery resources

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Extension has compiled information from a number of resources to aid people with flood recovery. Extension has compiled a list of the state's certified public health environmental laboratories where homeowners can o... Read More

State response to severe weather continues

Lincoln, Neb. – North Bend Central Public School is one of the few buildings unaffected by flood along the Platte River.  Since the school is largely unaffected by flood waters, the school has become a community center for response efforts in the... Read More