University of Nebraska names top teaching, research and engagement award winners

University of Nebraska Interim President James Linder, M.D., has announced the 2015 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement. The university-wide ... Read More

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza case confirmed in Crawford County

MANHATTAN, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified Tuesday that samples collected from a commercial poultry flock in Crawford County tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). The flock will be depopulated on T... Read More

Statement by Bob Stallman Regarding the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 – “State-led mandatory food labeling initiatives mislead consumers about the safety of GM foods, even though there is no credible evidence linking a food-safety or health risk to the consumption of GM foods. These... Read More

Scotts Bluff National Monument Supt. heading to Colo.

A familiar face for locals - and friendly face for tourists- will not be on hand for much of the busy season this year at Scotts Bluff National Monument. Park Superintendent Ken Mabery has been asked to do a special detail assignment at Colorado N... Read More

Soy Growers: GMO Labeling Bill would Provide Clarity with a National Non-GMO Label

ST. LOUIS (March 25, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) issued its firm support today for a bill introduced and referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee that would provide for a national labeling standard for non-GMO foods. The... Read More

Caution urged after bird flu turns up in Cheyenne-area goose

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges people to be careful with wild and domestic fowl now that Wyoming is among the states where a strain of bird flu has turned up in recent months. Officials announced Thursday that a goose from the Cheyenne... Read More

World corn harvest to drop 'sharply'

World corn production will see a "sharp" fall in 2015-16, thanks to a retreat in yields from bumper levels, with the reduced output driving a drop in inventories to a three-year low, the International Grains Council said. The intergovernmental gro... Read More

Nebraska senators delay vote to repeal prairie dog law

Nebraska lawmakers have postponed a vote on bill that would prevent counties from killing black-tailed prairie dogs when residents complain about the animals on their property. Lawmakers adjourned for the week on Thursday without taking action. Se... Read More

UAS Would Lower Costs and Environmental Impact of Farming

Unmanned Aerial Systems will make farming more efficient, lower operating costs, and reduce their environmental impact, NCGA Manager of Public Policy Clint Raine told a group of policymakers and reporters today during a panel about the applications o... Read More

Heightened charges to proceed stemming from 2013 fatal car accident

A Scotts Bluff County Judge has overruled a plea in abatement for a man who was allegedly behind the wheel when he critically injured another driver back in December, 2013. 22-year-old Michael Fiscus is challenging a charge of Motor Vehicle Homici... Read More

NMPF Applauds Introduction of Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Milk Producers Federation today praised the introduction of legislation in the House of Representatives that would establish federal standards for the safety and labeling of foods containing genetically modified organis... Read More