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(AUDIO) NE Brand Committee and Executive Director Under Investigation

The Nebraska Brand Committee (NBC) is finding themselves in the middle of an investigation. An audit was released on Tuesday, July 26, to the public. It focuses on executive director, Shawn Harvey, an... Read More

Glyphosate Panelists Sought for Panel Scheduled to Meet in October

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a scientific advisory panel meeting this fall to review the widely used herbicide glyphosate, but offers no indication in a Federal Register notice Tuesday, if the panel will consi... Read More

Greeley Remembers Native Son

Greeley-Sam Foltz's hometown of Greeley is remembering the popular Husker punter this week. Citizens gathered at the park on Tuesday night and painted 54 N's that will line Hwy 281 and Hwy 56 for the Foltz Family. Sam's number with the Huskers was 27... Read More

Certified Angus Beef LLC to receive Don L. Good Impact Award

Certified Angus Beef LLC, the world’s largest and most successful branded beef program, has been selected to receive the 2016 Don L. Good Impact Award. With nearly four decades of leadership in the beef business, the CAB brand in fiscal 2015 report... Read More

BBGH board appoints Interim CEO

The Box Butte General Hospital Board of Trustees has appointed Lori Mazanec as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Lori has worked at BBGH for 15 years, continually increasing her responsibility from Finance Assistant to becoming ... Read More

(Video) Big Ten Football Media Day 2 Report

The annual Big Ten Football Media Days wrapped up on Tuesday in Chicago. Jayson Jorgensen has this report. https://youtu.be/_k4TzNnmPMQ...... Read More

(Video) Leidner Hopes To Leave His Mark

Chicago-This will be the final go around for Minnesota Senior Quarterback Mitch Leidner. The native of Lakeville, Minnesota is heading into his final season with the Gophers.  Last year he played through ligament damage in his toes to lead Minnesota... Read More

High Caterpillar Populations in Corn, Soybeans and Cotton

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- It's a good year to be a caterpillar. Bollworm populations are thriving in the Midsouth, and entomologists from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and New York are reporting higher than normal numbers of western bean cutworm. Growers wh... Read More

UNMC receives $5.5 million grant to launch mobile simulation initiative in rural Nebraska

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has received a $5.5 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to use mobile, high-tech simulation trucks to provide training opportunities on life-saving procedures for rural emer... Read More

Audit reveals deficiencies against Nebraska Brand Committee

Multiple tips to the Nebraska State Auditor Office spurred the recent audit of the Alliance based Nebraska Brand Committee. The audit noted several deficiencies of the Nebraska Brand Committee, including misuse of a state vehicle by Executive Shaw... Read More

New Online Forecasting Tool to Assess Cropping Systems

A web tool was developed by Iowa State University personnel to help farmers make in-season and pre-season crop management decisions based on real-time information and predicted outcomes. The Forecast and Assessment of Cropping sysTemS (FACTS) was rec... Read More