New theme for Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair has unveiled their theme for this year. It's "Fun is in the Fair". Marketing Director Shaun Schleif this year's theme "highlights the family focused fun that is the primary ing... Read More

ASA Announces Regional Winners of 2015 Conservation Legacy Awards

ST. LOUIS (Jan. 26, 2015) –The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce Steve Berger, Wellman, Iowa (Midwest Region); Mike Starkey, Brownsburg, Ind. (Northeast Region); and Jimmy Thomas, Timberlake, N.C. (South Region), as the regi... Read More

Airport hoping appeal may keep A.D.I. bid alive

The Western Nebraska Regional Airport board is sticking with their recommendation of A.D.I. to provide subsidized flights to Denver, despite the DOT's rejection of the bid last week. The U.S. Transportation Department said in an order late last we... Read More

Cattlemen Urge Renewal of Trade Promotion Authority

WASHINGTON (January 26, 2014) - As trade negotiators meet again this week, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association urges the renewal of Trade Promotion Authority, legislation that gives the President authority to negotiate trade agreements with a... Read More

Free Webinars Help Growers Make Farm Bill Decisions

Three hour-long webinars this week, sponsored by Illinois Corn, will detail the three decisions farmers face when it comes to commodity programs in the 2014 Farm Bill: Keep or update yields? Retain or reallocate base acres? Which program to choose to... Read More

U.S. Pork Producers ‘All In’ On TPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2015 – With negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal hanging in the balance, the National Pork Producers Council today threw its support behind renewal of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which will ... Read More

Stinner bill reacts to concerns about proposed Sioux wastewater disposal well

Senator John Stinner has introduced legislation that would require out of state energy companies to pay fees if they wish to dispose wastewater from their energy production in Nebraska. The legislation comes from an effort by Terex of Broomfield, ... Read More

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy. As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. The association says it need... Read More

Cernjul Named B1G Women's Field Athlete of the Week

Marusa Cernjul was named the Big Ten Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week on Monday, following a career-best performance over the weekend. Cernjul cleared a personal-best 6-1 1/4 (1.86) in the high jump on Saturday to win the Mark Colligan Memor... Read More

Nebraska Women’s Gymnastics: Lambert Collects Weekly Honor After Big Weekend

The No. 7 Nebraska women’s gymnastics team earned its second conference honor of the season as sophomore Ashley Lambert captured Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week announced by the conference Monday. Lambert earned her first career weekly honor a... Read More

USDA Seeks Applications for Conservation Innovation Grants

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that applications are being accepted for up to $20 million in grants to facilitate the creation of new, innovative markets for carbon credits, providing additional revenue ... Read More