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 influ... 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

Farmer Co-ops Applaud Introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Washington, D.C. (March 25, 2015)-The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) today applauded the introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, by Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.). The legislation w... Read More

Subcommitee looks at potential retaliation against U.S. over COOL

Today, Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee, held a public hearing to examine the implications of potential retaliatory measures against the United States in response... Read More

Gov. Ricketts calls on Ernie Chambers for apology for comparing police to ISIS

A well-known Nebraska senator is facing more criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group.  The governor is calling for an apology  and one lawmaker is calling for his resignation. The backlash continued Thursday against Senator Ernie Ch... Read More

NSAA announces Academic All-State awards

A number of area student-athletes have been honored by winning  Winter 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association Academic All-State Awards. The Nebraska School Activities Association has recognized students with these awards during the fa... Read More