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Grazing Native Plants Balances Economics and Ecology

AMES, Iowa –Can raising cattle support conservation goals? Researchers are investigating how grazing livestock on native plants can yield agronomic, economic and ecological benefits by mimicking nat... Read More

CHOICES students create Living Museum History Exhibits

Scottsbluff Public Schools CHOICES students Wednesday brought life to characters from history in their Live Museum History Exhibits. Social Studies instructor David Bollish tells KNEB News the students have created timelines, top ten events, and d... Read More

Bayer CropScience and Flagship Ventures form strategic innovation partnership to fund leading-edge agriculture ventures

Monheim, May 5, 2015 - Striving to push the bounds of agricultural innovation, Bayer CropScience today announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture creation firm. The partnership also incl... Read More

Deadly overturn another reason to ‘Keep Kids Away from Tractors’

What began as “quality time” for a 56-year-old man and his 7-year-old grandson ended with both dead following a tractor overturn. The grandfather was attempting to pull a tree out of the ground with a chain when the tractor flipped over backwards... Read More

White paper on socially responsible farmland investing shows benefits of new practices

CLIVE, Iowa – Changing demographics is driving a trend by next-generation landowners to manage for appreciation and create sustainability through socially responsible farming practices, a new white paper published by agricultural real estate broker... Read More

WNCC expands Nursing at Alliance and Sidney campuses

Western Nebraska Community College expands opportunities in nursing to its Alliance and Sidney campuses with an Advanced Placed program for Associate Degree Registered Nursing (AD-N) students. The program allows current Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN... Read More

USDA Announces $235 Million Available for Innovative New Conservation Partnerships

LINCOLN, May 5, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced an investment of up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.... Read More

CSC expects more than 360 to graduate Saturday

Chadron State College spring commencement exercises are set for Saturday. Dr. Margaret Crouse will speak at the graduate ceremony in Memorial Hall at 8 a.m. Crouse is retiring after 36 years on the faculty and in the administration at CSC. Dis... Read More

Comm Center looking for dispatcher applicants prior to Friday cutoff

The Scotts Bluff County Communications Center has openings for two dispatchers, and are still hoping to get more people to apply prior to this Friday's cutoff for applications. Communications Director Ray Richards says the applicants need to be fl... Read More

Kansas Farm Bureau unites farmers and foodies at Zest and Zing event

MANHATTAN, KAN. – More than 100 foodies and farmers attended “Zest and Zing” April 30 at Abode Venue in Wichita. This event offered foodies the opportunity to meet the farmers who grow their food while watching a heated chef vs. chef competitio... Read More

Australian Producers Defend Sheep Industry from PETA Attacks

In the United States, we frequently see push back from animal activist groups against animal agriculture. Unfortunately, it isn't just limited to the states. Australia’s sheep industry was recently attacked by People for the Ethical Treatment of An... Read More