Nebraska Corn Growers Joining Lawsuits against Swiss-Owned Syngenta

Yankton, SD – January 26, 2015  -- Nebraska farmers are joining a growing number of Midwest farmers who are filing lawsuits against Swiss-owned Syngenta alleging the corporation’s practices cause... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Monday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final (13) North Carolina 93 Syracuse 83 Final (15) Iowa St. 89 (19) Texas 86 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL< Final ( 1) South Carolina 79 (12) Texas A&M 61 Final OT (20) Iowa 78 (15) Nebra... Read More

Roberts names US Senate Agriculture Committee Staff

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts from Kansas has named senior staff for the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. Roberts is the committee chairman and named Julian Baer, formerly of OFW Law, as senior policy adviser for nutrition... Read More

National Pork Industry Forum Coming Up

The 2015 National Pork Industry Forum - with the theme People, Pigs, Planet - will take place March 5th through the 7th in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s theme goes hand in hand with the Pork Checkoff 2020 Strategic Plan - which is focused on anti... Read More

Huskers fall in top twenty showdown

Iowa City - Emily Cady produced 19 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, but No. 15 Nebraska suffered a 78-72 overtime loss at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday night. Tear'a Laudermill added 19 points, including 17 after halftime, but the Huskers h... Read More

Nebraska farmer visits South American counterparts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska farmer recently visited Colombia and Brazil to learn more about international markets for U.S. crops. The Nebraska Corn Board says John Greer from Edgar was part of a delegation with the U.S. Grains Council. Gree... Read More

Council fails to approve change in citizen agenda items

The Gering city council Monday evening failed to approve a proposed change in the way the city addresses citizen agenda items and will reconsider it  next week. The change would require citizens to fill out a form about their concerns and possibl... Read More

New theme for Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair has unveiled their theme for this year. It's "Fun is in the Fair". Marketing Director Shaun Schleif this year's theme "highlights the family focused fun that is the primary ingredient in every state fair." He adds that with "l... Read More

Olive Township's 'Naked Farmer' grateful for recovery

OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) _ Tim Vander Zwaag confidently walks through his house without assistance and has a firm handshake with a wide smile. And he laughs, even at his nickname _ The Naked Farmer. ``It's a very unique story,'' he told The H... Read More

Annual Research update set for High Plains Ag Lab Tuesday

The latest results from crop and livestock research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's High Plains Ag Lab near Sidney, faculty positions update, and building plans will be shared with the advisory board and the public at the annual research upda... Read More

USDA Creates More Bird Habitat Opportunities on Irrigated Farmland

WASHINGTON, Jan 26, 2015 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that the Conservation Reserve Program now will encourage more bird habitats to be established in irrigated farmland... Read More