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CAB offers $40,000 in Colvin Scholarships

Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) is now accepting applications for its annual Colvin Scholarship, awarded to college juniors, seniors and graduate students committed to the beef industry. The Colvin ... Read More

Nebraska Extension offers 2018 training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted use pesticides (RUPs) ... Read More

Canada and Mexico Working to Strengthen Trade Ties

While the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are in between rounds, Mexico and Canada are still busy talking trade. Canada’s Ag Minister just wrapped up a two-day trip to Mexico City aimed at strengthening their bilateral relationship... Read More

Frost wins Eddie Robinson coach of the year award

DALLAS - Scott Frost, who led Central Florida to a perfect regular season before taking the Nebraska job, has won the Eddie Robinson Award as the national coach of the year. The Football Writers Association of America and the Sugar Bowl announced ... Read More

GHS students win state award again in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest

For the second year in a row, students in Gering High School teacher Justin Reinmuth's engineering class have won the state award in the National Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Reinmuth's students' project this year is a three-stage filtering... Read More

Kansas Water Authority Approves 2018 Surplus Water Report

This week the Kansas Water Authority (KWA) met in the city of McPherson for their December meeting. They also had the opportunity to tour the Kansas Municipalities Utilities (KMU) Facility. The KWA received updates on vital water projects and issues... Read More

Legacy of the Plains

The Legacy of the Plains Museum has announced its newest upcoming Christmas event. Yuletide Lights on the Prairie will take place this Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and are inviting everyone to come see the museum in a whole new light. Staff and vol... Read More

Commodity Organizations Support Science-Based Trade Regulations At WTO Ministerial

Members of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), USA Rice, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) and the National Barley Growers Association (NBG... Read More

Report: Nebraska 911 plan would allow for text, photo, video reports

Nebraska's 911 director is proposing a plan that would enable emergency reporting via text, photo or video. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Director David Sankey updated Nebraska lawmakers Wednesday on a plan to implement an upgraded 911 syste... Read More

USDA Seeks Public Input on Child Nutrition Food Crediting

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a public invitation to submit ideas on food crediting, the system that defines how each food item fits into a meal for the National School Lunch Program and oth... Read More

Cattle industry leaders mentor NCTA Aggies

CURTIS, Neb. - Aggie students are joining cattle producers and industry leaders as members of Nebraska’s largest beef industry organization. Animal Science students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis recently attended the N... Read More