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Florida eliminates Texas from College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jackson Kowar struck out a career-high 13 in 6 2/3 innings, Jonathan India hit a three-run homer and defending national champion Florida eliminated Texas from the College World Seri... Read More

(Audio) Business & Farm Leaders Seek Relief from Limits on Nebraska Biofuels

LINCOLN, NE — In letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, over 100 business and farm leaders across seven Midwest states called on regulators to lift restrictions on the sale of ethanol, a crop-based biofuel that drives Neb... Read More

Mississippi State rolls North Carolina in CWS Winner's bracket game

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jordan Westburg hit a grand slam, doubled and drove in seven runs and Mississippi State went on to beat North Carolina 12-2 in the College World Series on Tuesday. The Bulldogs (39-27) continued their surprise postseason run and, w... Read More

Nebraska’s Shell Creek Watershed Makes History

Schuyler, NE -- The Shell Creek Watershed was officially removed from the Impaired Waters list for significantly reducing the amount of Atrazine, making it the first watershed in Nebraska and the United States to do so from a watershed management pla... Read More

New FFA Chapters Sprout Up

NELIGH, Neb. (DTN) -- There's no reason to be blue about FFA. In fact, it appears the national student organization, along with its iconic blue corduroy jacket, is making a comeback. The nation's largest student-led organization in the nation is g... Read More

Ricketts: Secure the border, keep Families and Children together

Governor Pete Ricketts says the United States should secure our borders, but separating children from families while doing it should not be part of our policy . Ricketts said, "Children should not be separated from their families. The previous pol... Read More

Angus Genetic Evaluation Reaches Historic Milestone

The Angus genetic evaluation has now surpassed 500,000 genotypes in the database. The actual number stands at 500,879, which reflects a dual collection partnership between the American Angus Association® and the Canadian Angus Association. Startin... Read More

FDA to Hold Fake Meat Public Meeting

The Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comment on fake meat, or foods produced using animal cell culture technology. The FDA will hold a public meeting next month to gather comments. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the... Read More

Goodbye Trans Fats, Hello High Oleic Soybeans

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Monday marks the deadline for the American food industry to rid itself of trans fats, and it couldn't come at a better time for the high oleic soybean industry. Trans fats are a type of unsaturated fat that are a major contri... Read More

Prison sentence upheld for Scottsbluff Burger King burglar

The man convicted for the December 25, 2015 break-in at the Scottsbluff Burger King has lost his appeal. The Nebraska Court of Appeals has upheld the prison sentence for 45-year-old Anthony De Los Santos, who was sentenced to 12 to 20 years in pri... Read More

Senate Bill Creates Group to Study Trucking Regulations

Legislation introduced last week in the U.S. Senate would revise existing trucking regulations to make the rules more flexible for drivers hauling livestock, according to the National Pork Producers Council. The “Modernizing Agricultural Transpo... Read More