Obama aide asks Congress for enhanced trade-deal authority

The Obama administration's top trade official says Congress must return enhanced negotiating powers to the White House in order to cut important trade deals with Pacific-rim nations and others. U.... Read More

Food Processing Center Offers Seminar for Entrepreneurs

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 – The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides the National Food Entrepreneur Program, which is specifically designed to assist individuals who want to start a food business.       The p... Read More

2015 Kansas Farmers Market

Farmers’ markets are growing across the state and continue to be an important source of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy and other value added agricultural products from small towns to large metropolitan areas. Markets in Kansas h... Read More

Women In Agriculture Conference to Celebrate 30 Years of Programming

LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 — Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for their farms and ranches, their communities, their families and themselves at the 30th Women in Agriculture Conference, the longest-running w... Read More

Nebraska AG vows to continue fight against Colorado pot

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is defending his state's lawsuit against legalized marijuana in Colorado, saying he doesn't want Colorado's ``failed experiment'' to spill over into Nebraska. The new Republican attorney general argued in a... Read More

Growers Statwide to Share On-Farm Research

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 27, 2015 Farm operators and agronomists from across the state are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research update program Feb. 13 at the Hall County Extension Office located on the College Park Campus in Gr... Read More

Rural Radio Network Adds Two New Employees

The New Year has also brought new staff to the farm department at KRVN. You might have already heard the recent hires, Jesse Harding and Trey Blomenkamp, on the air. They both have hit the ground running in producing reports and traveling the coverag... Read More

Scottsbluff Police warn of counterfeit $100 bills

Scottsbluff Police are warning businesses and individuals to take appropriate measures to ensure that currency they receive is valid. Sgt. Lance Kite says the department has taken two complaints of counterfeit $100 bills from two local businesses.... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau to Hold Conference Call to Talk Foundation for Property Tax Relief

Members of the news media are invited to participate in a Nebraska Farm Bureau conference call for an announcement regarding property tax relief efforts in the Nebraska Unicameral. The call will be held Tues., Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. CST. Participants... Read More

Two football players return to panhandle to play for CSC

Two Panhandle natives are among five student-athletes who joined the Chadron State College football team at the start of the second semester. The two are Andrew Aratani of Scottsbluff and Jaime (Hime-ee) Gonzalez of Bridgeport. The remaining th... Read More

Keni Thomas to speak and perform at WESTCO meeting Thursday

Country singer Keni Thomas' song "Hold The Line" was featured in the 2014 feature documentary, "The Hornet's Nest", which uses real footage to tell the story of an elite group of U.S. troops sent on a dangerous mission deep inside one of Afghanistan... Read More