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U.S. Pork Industry Seeks 2018 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow

DES MOINES, IOWA – Oct. 23, 2017 – The National Pork Board is searching for the next Pig Farmers of Tomorrow, with applications now open for the industry award through Nov. 21 at http://www.... Read More

Report: Farm Lending Stabilizing

The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank reports farm lending has stabilized, but risks remain. The Federal Reserve’s Agricultural Finance Databook shows risks in the sector have remained alongside a persistently weak agricultural economy. The volume o... Read More

Huskers Win Exhibition Opener

Starkville, Miss. – James Palmer Jr. had a game-high 17 points, as Nebraska built a 23-point lead and held on down the stretch in posting a 76-72 win over Mississippi State Sunday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum.  Palmer hit 5-of-6 shots from t... Read More

Brave leaders and more tech will buck rural trends, speaker says

  LINCOLN -- Rural communities are economic dead zones, so say leading economists, bankers and accountants. Chuck Schroeder of the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln calls those people "doom-ographers," and claims t... Read More

Nebraska seat belt usage increasing

The Nebraska Department of Transportation seat belt usage rate has increased for the third consecutive year. The newest survey shows Nebraskans seat belt usage is 86%. The previous high mark was 85% in 2009. It then decreased and leveled off at 79... Read More

1939 Christmas dinner planned at Fort Robinson

Fort Robinson State Park in Crawford will again hold its annual historical Christmas dinner this year. The dinner will be held December 2, featuring the menu of the original Fort Robinson Christmas dinner in 1939. That's the year World War II bro... Read More

HS volleyball: Alliance captures Pilfold Invite title

2017 Pilfold Invite Results Pool A (comprised of seeds #1, #4, and #5) Game 1 1 vs. 5 Alliance vs. Red Cloud (Alliance over Red Cloud 25-7, 25-10) Game 2 4 vs. 5 Chadron vs. Red Cloud (Chadron over Red Cloud 25-12, 25-11) Game 3 1 vs. 4 ... Read More

WNCC sweeps Trinidad for 27th win of season

Brooke Kaawa and Joise Maldonado combined for 33 kills and the Western Nebraska Community College volleyball team swept past Trinidad State Junior College 31-29, 25-16, 25-13 in a Region Ix South sub-region contest Saturdayafternoon in Trinidad Colo... Read More

WNCC men's soccer top Northwest, advance to regional playoffs semifinals

Silvio Xavier scored a hat trick and Lawan Abary scored two goals as the Western Nebraska Community College men’s soccer team registered a 5-1 Region IX Playoff first-round win over Northwest College Saturday at the Landers Soccer Complex. WNCC ... Read More

Long plays help Eagles down Hardrockers 29-17

CHADRON, Neb. -- October 21, 2017 -- Long plays that opened and closed the scoring helped the Chadron State College football team to a 29-17 victory over South Dakota Mines during a windswept Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game here Saturday aft... Read More

Huskers Top Illinois 3-1

Huskers Battle Past Illinois, 3-1 LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 7 Nebraska volleyball team completed the first half of its Big Ten schedule with a 3-1 (25-19, 24-26, 25-20, 25-17) win over Illinois on Saturday night in front of a Bob Devaney Sports C... Read More