Cougars drop doubleheader to Trinidad

The Western Nebraska Community College baseball team still struggles in getting that clutch hit as the Cougars dropped a doubleheader to Trinidad State Junior College in Empire Conference action Satur... Read More

Huskers knock off No. 11 Arizona in sand volleyball finale

Tucson, Ariz. - The No. 15 Nebraska sand volleyball team capped off a remarkable week of action with its biggest win of the season, defeating unbeaten No. 11 Arizona 3-2 on Saturday morning to win the Wildcat Spring Challenge. The Huskers finishe... Read More

Corn Sales to Western Hemisphere Surge

As of March 12, the Western Hemisphere claimed nearly 708.6 million bushels in outstanding sales and accumulated exports of U.S. corn for the 2014/2015 marketing year, 102 million bushels more than last year at the same time, the U.S. Grains Councol ... Read More

Huskers beat Longhorns in 15 innings

Lincoln – Deadlocked in a scoreless game in the bottom of the 15th inning, senior Austin Darby delivered a one-out base hit to left field and Texas’ Ben Johnson booted the ball, allowing Tanner Lubach to score from second base for the game-winnin... Read More

Huskers fall late to Minnesota

Lincoln - For the second straight day, clutch hitting powered No. 12 Minnesota to a hard-fought victory over the Nebraska softball team, as the Golden Gophers pulled away late for an 8-3 win Saturday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium. Minnesota scored f... Read More

Focus On Summer Camp

Summer camp is a great opportunity for kids to branch away from home and make new friends. However, the idea of leaving home for the first time can be scary for children. It isn’t unusual for first-time campers to feel uncertain about being away fr... Read More

March 31 Deadline for Farm Bill Approaching; Extension Available in FSA Offices

With less than one week until the sign-up deadline, 77 percent of farmers have made their election into the farm bill risk management program, according to USDA Farm Services Agency officials testifying today at a hearing of the House Agriculture Sub... Read More

Nebraska USDA Rural Development Launches New Website

Lincoln, March 26, 2015 – USDA Rural Development has launched a new website in Nebraska to enhance program accessibility and customer service.   The new website (http://www.rd.usda.gov/ne) features quicker and more intuitive access to pr... Read More

“Today in Energy” brief looks at how U.S. ethanol exports last year were the highest in three years

“According to EIA monthly supply data through December 2014, which EIA released in late February, U.S. exports of fuel ethanol in 2014 reached their second-highest level at a total of 826 million gallons. This level was second only to the 1.2 billi... Read More

NPPD issuing reminders to residents for Severe Weather Awareness Week

Nebraska's largest public power utility is urging residents to be prepared for possible power outages due to spring storms. The Nebraska Public Power District's warning comes in observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week. Joel Dagerman with N... Read More

USDA Announces Grants for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs

WASHINGTON - March 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the USDA awarded $9 million in grants to develop childhood obesity intervention programs through colleges and universities in 12 states and Puerto Rico. The grants are ... Read More