NHL Scores

NHL Thursday's Games= Calgary 4, Boston 3, SO Dallas 4, Florida 3, SO Arizona 3, Vancouver 2, SO Los Angeles 4, Montreal 3, SO Philadelphia 3, St. Louis 1 Minnesota 2, Washington 1 Tampa Bay... Read More

ND House to mull change to anti-corporate farming law

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A North Dakota House committee is slated to review Senate legislation that exempts dairy and swine operations from the state's anti-corporate farming law. The Senate voted last month to allow non-family farm corporations to o... Read More

FDA Analysis Demonstrates U.S. Milk Supply is Safe from Drug Residues

ARLINGTON, VA – A new report released Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration underscores the safety of the nation’s milk supply, and demonstrates that the regulations to keep drug residues out of milk are effective in protecting the public ... Read More

Romeo and Huskers scorch Illinois in Big Ten Tournament opener

Hoffman Estates, Ill. - Freshman guard Natalie Romeo tied a school record with seven three-pointers on her way to a career-high 26 points to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 pounding of 10th-seeded Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten... Read More

Good News for Parents: New Study Shows Kids Eating More Healthy Food at School, Throwing Less Food Away

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 – A new study from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut shows that children are eating healthier food at school and discarding less food since updated healthy school meal standards... Read More

Appeals court allows Nebraska gay marriage ban to stand

  OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has allowed Nebraska's gay marriage ban to stay in place, putting a federal judge's ruling striking down the ban on hold. The decision by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals means that Neb... Read More

USDA Designates Sumner County in Kansas as a Primary Natural Disaster Area With Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Sumner County in Kansas as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by a recent drought. “Our hearts go out to those Kansas farmers and ... Read More

Thune, Klobuchar Requested Report Outlines Rail Service Challenges in Upper Midwest

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) today commented on a newly released report that they called for from the U.S. Department of Agriculture examining the rail service challenges in the Upper Midwest in 2013 a... Read More

PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS TO SUPPORT CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

Des Moines, IA - Prominent leaders from agriculture's diverse value chain issued an open letter to policymakers and presidential hopefuls attending the first ever Iowa Ag Summit, urging them to consider Iowa's renewable energy record in wind, solar a... Read More

EITC vital in Rural and Small Town Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska - Today, the Nebraska Legislature’s Revenue Committee is hearing public testimony on LB 495 - a legislative proposal that would increase the state Earned Income Tax Credit to 13 percent of the federal EITC for tax years 2016 and b... Read More

World Dairy Expo Announces New Board Leadership

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo held its annual Board of Director and Committee Meetings March 2 and 3 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. Major stakeholder groups from across North America provided input and policy guidance for future E... Read More