A man who escaped custody while on work release from the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center February 5th will be sentenced Monday afternoon in Scotts Bluff County District Court. 26 year old James Thorpe had entered a no contest plea to an escap... Read More
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the deadline to provide public comment on the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) interim... Read More
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University researchers have released the equation for calculating Iowa’s Corn Suitability Ratings, the updated soil productivity index for the state’s soils. The updated Corn Suitability Rating 2 (CSR2) provides an in... Read More
Nebraska legislators who support a proposed minimum wage cut for student workers argue pay is less important for young employees than learning the value of hard work, but some teens say they're saving for college or helping pay families bills. The... Read More
"State Envirothon Gives Students Rare Opportunity to Apply Skills Towards Future In Natural Resources"
Lincoln, NE – The 2015 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia Team 1 will now prepare for the National Envirothon in Springfield, Missouri in July. This is Concordia High School’s third straight w... Read More
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, known as Gamma Sigma Delta, presented awards April 23 to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni, faculty and students. Maynard Hogberg, professor e... Read More
The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challenge, now in its second... Read More