National Corn Yield Contest Offers Tips from Top Growers

The National Corn Growers Association released a video today offering tips from perennial high-yield entrants of the National Corn Yield Contest during a breakfast at Commodity Classic in Phoenix hono... Read More

Court arguments Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Monday in a lawsuit over a recent roundup of hundreds of wild horses from the open range in western Wyoming. U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal will hear arguments at the Univ... Read More

NCGA Past President: Diversity Makes Us a Better Industry

Speaking on a panel of female, minority, veteran, and young farmers at Commodity Classic, National Corn Growers Association Past President Pam Johnson highlighted the importance of diversity to the agricultural industry. "As an industry, we are bet... Read More

Omaha woman imprisoned for poisoning margaritas to be freed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha woman who has been in prison since 2004 for poisoning her sister-in-law's margaritas has been granted parole. Omaha television station WOWT reports that the Nebraska Parole Board unanimously granted parole to Maureen ... Read More

Nutrition Subcommittee Holds Hearing to Review SNAP Recipient Characteristics and Dynamics

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a public hearing to review the characteristics and dynamics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. The comm... Read More

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 the final rule for a program that provides incent... Read More

Kubat delivers in 8-to-1 win

Los Angeles, Calif. – Behind the arm of senior Kyle Kubat and a season-high 15-hit effort from the Husker offense, the Nebraska baseball team (5-4, 0-0 Big Ten) evened its three-game series with the Loyola Marymount Lions (7-3, 0-0 WCC) with an 8-1... Read More

Huskers to celebrate most successful senior class ever

The Nebraska women’s basketball team closes its 2014-15 home schedule by sending off the most successful senior class in school history when the Huskers take on Ohio State Sunday afternoon in Lincoln. Tip-off between the Big Red (20-8, 10-7 Big ... Read More

Husker men capture Big Ten indoor track and field title

GENEVA, Ohio - The Nebraska men's track and field team took home its first Big Ten Track and Field Indoor Championship on Saturday evening, running away with the trophy with 127 points at the SPIRE Institute. The Huskers entered the day... 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