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EPA Wants to Extend Effective Date of WOTUS by Two Years

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to prevent the controversial 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule from taking effect while the agency undertakes a complete re... Read More

Scottsbluff man charged with third degree sexual assault of  a child

A 42 year old Scottsbluff man accused of inappropriately touching a young girl  several times has been charged with third degree sexual assault of a minor. Court documents say an arrest warrant for Doug Fox was issued after a forensic interview w... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years

American Farm Bureau Federation’s 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.87. T... Read More

Nebraska unemployment for October lowest since 1999

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped slightly in October to 2.7 percent, reaching a low that hasn't been seen since 1999. The department said in a report released Friday that the figure was one-tenth... Read More

Farm Groups React to House Passage of Tax Reform

Farm groups offered a mixed reaction to House passage of a tax reform package. The American Farm Bureau Federation called the action a “step closer to a tax code that works for all farmers and ranchers.” The National Cattlemen’s Beef Associa... Read More

U.S. Farm Exports Hit Third Highest Level on Record

Agriculture exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, according to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. The Department of Agriculture announced the... Read More

Keystone pipeline leak days before Nebraska expansion ruling

The Keystone pipeline has leaked 210,000 gallons of oil in rural South Dakota but officials don't believe it has polluted water. The pipeline operator, TransCanada Corp., says it has shut down the system and the state has sent an inspector to the si... Read More

Focus Shifts to Senate Where Tax-Reform Battles Continue

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to approve a nearly $1.5 trillion tax overhaul bill. The bill passed with a 227-to-205 vote. President Donald Trump traveled to Capitol Hill ahead of the House vote Thursday morning ... Read More

Husker Women Shut Door on Razorbacks

Lincoln - Freshmen Taylor Kissinger and Kate Cain combined for 37 points, 12 points and six assists, including 18 of Nebraska's final 26 points to lead the Huskers to an 80-69 women's basketball win over Arkansas on Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank... Read More

Huskers aim to increase diversity in agricultural science workforce

A new project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is focused on increasing women and minority interest in science-technology-engineering-and-mathematics-related agricultural majors and careers. The project is called Cultivate ACCESS: Agriculture Ca... Read More

Huskers Fall at St John's

Queens, N.Y. – James Palmer Jr. had a team-high 13 points, but the Huskers could not survive a cold-shooting performance, falling to St. John’s 79-56 Thursday night at Carnesecca Arena in the Gavitt Tipoff Games. Palmer’s third straight dou... Read More