USDA Expands Investments in Next-Generation Bioenergy Development

Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of up to $8.7 million in funding for bioenergy research and education efforts as well as publishing... Read More

Seton Hall edges Creighton by one...again

NEWARK, N.J. -- Angel Delgado's putback with 15.9 seconds left provided the winning margin as Seton Hall defeated Creighton 67-66 on Saturday afternoon in Newark, N.J. The win was the third straight game between the schools decided by one point, and ... Read More

Bill to change investigation, punishments of livestock cruelty cases

LINCOLN--Testimony at a public hearing Tuesday was equally divided on a bill that would change the way livestock cruelty cases are investigated and penalized. Legislative Bill 393, introduced by Sen. Ken Schilz of Ogallala, would do three things... Read More

Kansas State University's Everest and Danby are top Kansas planted wheats

Kansas Wheat Alliance varieties continue to be the leading hard red winter and hard white wheat varieties planted in the state of Kansas. Both developed by Kansas State University, the top hard red winter wheat was Everest and the top hard white whea... Read More

National Wheat Foundation Announces Wheat Yield Competition

PHOENIX, AZ – February 26, 2015 – Today the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) announced the creation and implementation of a National Wheat Yield Contest during a press conference at Commodity Classic. Through the primary support of BASF, NWF is ab... Read More

West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Johnson says one of the topics they discusses concern... Read More

USDA Releases Data Showing How Trans Pacific Partnership Benefits All 50 States

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 - In conjunction with a series of Made in Rural America Executive Actions announced today by President Obama and the White House, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released data today showing the opportunities for ag... Read More

Huskers drop series opener at LMU

Los Angeles – The Nebraska baseball team (4-4, 0-0 Big Ten) took a 1-0 lead in its series opener against the Loyola Marymount Lions (6-2, 0-0 WCC) on Friday night, but the Lions scored the final four runs of the game to take the opener, 4-1 on Frid... Read More

DuPont Leader Outlines Path for Growth in Agriculture and Nutrition & Health Segments

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 – DuPont Executive Vice President James C. Borel discussed growth priorities driven by key research advancements and product launches across the Agriculture and Nutrition & Health segments at today’s Bank ... Read More

Corn Growers to Congress: Don’t Turn Your Back on Ethanol and Other Renewable Fuels

ST. LOUIS (February 26, 2015) – Today, Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. National Corn Growers Association board member Keith Alverson of South Dakota issued the following state... Read More

US, Cuba restart embassy talks; breakthrough seems unlikely

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. and Cuba are holding a second round of negotiations on restoring diplomatic relations after a half-century interruption. An immediate breakthrough appears unlikely. Although the Obama administration wants embassies reope... Read More