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Search begins for next Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute executive director

The University of Nebraska announced today that it has begun an international search for the next executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The next director will succeed... Read More

Seventeen Trait Approvals Cap Wild Week for Biotech in Brussels

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) - After expressing severe frustration with the European Commission’s proposal to allow EU member states to opt out of the import of food and feed containing biotechnology traits earlier in the week, the Ame... Read More

Wyo vehicle crashes return discussion to Interstate 80 safety

Wyoming lawmakers are considering a third lane for Interstate 80 following a series of pileups that blocked the highway for long periods of time. Former legislative transportation chairman Sen. Michael Von Flatern says a third lane would have prov... Read More

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues. The list includes the budget, property taxes, medical marijuana and a death-pen... Read More

American Farm Bureau Appeals  Flawed Privacy Decision

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015— The Environmental Protection Agency’s public release to environmental groups of personal details about the home locations and contact information of tens of thousands of farm and ranch families was unlawful. A lo... Read More

Bearcat basketball youth camp coming up

The Scottsbluff High School boys basketball program is offering a youth basketball camp for any interested boys in western Nebraska June 1-4. The camp will be instructed by SHS head boys coach Tony siske.  Current and former SHS players will assi... Read More

Global Soybean Stakeholders Monetize Biotech-Approval Delays

A new white paper shows that a three-year postponement in global approval of biotech-enhanced soybean traits any time in the next 10 years would cost farmers and consumers a total of nearly $19 billion, compared with typical approval timelines. Th... Read More

Cougars sweep Miles CC Sunday and take series

                  MILES CITY, Mont. -- The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team remained alive for a Region IX tournament playoff berth after weeping an Empire Conference doubleheader from Miles Community College ... Read More

NCGA Moves Put New Emphasis on Market Development and Sustainability

The National Corn Growers Association today announced changes to strengthen the organization’s efforts to build new corn market demand.  NCGA will begin an immediate search for a Vice President of Market Development, who will be responsible for ma... Read More

NU's  Freefall Continues

Iowa City, Iowa – The No. 19 Iowa Hawkeyes (30-11, 13-2 Big Ten) finished off a three-game sweep of the Nebraska baseball team (30-16, 6-9 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep. The Hawkeyes walked off the Huskers, 3-2, in the 10th... Read More

Huskers Roll Wisconsin

Madison, Wis. - The Nebraska softball team polished off a three-game sweep of the Wisconsin Badgers with a 9-0 five-inning victory in the series finale Sunday at Goodman Diamond. In the circle, freshman right-hander Kaylan Jablonski and junior right-... Read More