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Global Soybean Stakeholders Monetize Biotech-Approval Delays

A new white paper shows that a three-year postponement in global approval of biotech-enhanced soybean traits any time in the next 10 years would cost farmers and consumers a total of nearly $19 billio... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, April 26= Cleveland 101, Boston 93, Cleveland wins series 4-0 L.A. Clippers 114, San Antonio 105, series tied 2-2 Washington 125, Toronto 94, Washington wins series 4-0 Dallas 121, Houston 109, Houston leads series 3-1 Monday, A... Read More

Local Citizens Develop Water Saving Taskforce

EMPORIA, Kan. – Some of the best tasting tap water in the world comes from Emporia, Kansas. The Neosho River and the Council Grove Reservoir, located northwest of Lyon County are the sources for the town’s award-winning drinking water. In F... Read More

NACD President Participates in Climate Change Panel

WASHINGTON, DC-- April 24, 2015—National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) President Lee McDaniel represented the nation's 3,000 conservation districts at a climate change forum yesterday in Lansing, Michigan. McDaniel participated in a ... Read More

Bancroft Named

More than 180 people spent Sunday evening at the Nielsen Community Center in West Point at the Cuming County Economic Development annual banquet. A number of awards were handed out including the "Community of the Year" award which went to the vill... Read More

Jerry and Cindy Hugo Named Theater Volunteers Of The Year At Red Carpet Gala

Congratulations to Jerry and Cindy Hugo of  West Point for being named "Volunteers of the Year" at Saturday night's Red Carpet Gala at the West Point Community Theater. "There were nomination forms available for anyone who would come to movies or... Read More

USDA’s New Climate Strategy A Positive Step Forward For Agriculture And Environment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today a new national climate strategy aimed at reducing emissions from the agriculture and forestry sectors. USDA will partner with farmers and ranchers on voluntary and incentive-based approaches to imple... Read More

UNL scholar among team that quantifies ecosystem loss in Science study

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln rangeland ecologist is among the co-authors of a study published in Science that has quantified land use change and the reduction of ecosystem and cropland productivity stemming from large-scale expansion of oil and g... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report dated April 20, 2015, an inch or more of precipitation was common throughout the state, with two to three inches reported in west central counties. Temperatures averaged six degrees above n... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday, April 26= Minnesota 4, St. Louis 1, Minnesota wins series 4-2 Montreal 2, Ottawa 0, Montreal wins series 4-2< ^Monday, April 27= Tampa Bay at Detroit, 7 p.m. NY Islanders at Washington, 7:30 p.m.       ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE N-Y Yankees 6 N-Y Mets 4 Monday Houston (McHugh 3-0) at San Diego (Shields 2-0), 10:10 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Detroit 8, Cleveland 6 Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 1 Baltimore 18, Boston 7 Chicago White Sox 3, Kansas... Read More