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Bird flu virus creeps across Missouri, prompts more culling

ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri. The Missouri Department of Agriculture confirmed... Read More

USDA Announces $235 Million Available for Innovative New Conservation Partnerships

LINCOLN, May 5, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced an investment of up to $235 million to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.... Read More

Kansas Farm Bureau unites farmers and foodies at Zest and Zing event

MANHATTAN, KAN. – More than 100 foodies and farmers attended “Zest and Zing” April 30 at Abode Venue in Wichita. This event offered foodies the opportunity to meet the farmers who grow their food while watching a heated chef vs. chef competitio... Read More

Australian Producers Defend Sheep Industry from PETA Attacks

In the United States, we frequently see push back from animal activist groups against animal agriculture. Unfortunately, it isn't just limited to the states. Australia’s sheep industry was recently attacked by People for the Ethical Treatment of An... Read More

Aggie Women win rodeo title at Hastings

Curtis, Neb. – Winning performances in barrel racing and goat tying helped the Lady Aggies of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture win a team title at a weekend rodeo in Hastings. The NCTA Aggies were led by Lexus Kelsch of McLaughlin, ... Read More

Huskers Gain Walk On

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career at ... Read More

Senators Vote Down Wind Energy Credits

A bill designed to attract more wind farms to Nebraska has stalled in the Legislature. Conservative senators mounted a filibuster Tuesday to block the proposed tax credit, arguing that the state shouldn't subsidize wind energy. Senators voted 30-... Read More

Day One of Kansas Wheat Tour Shows Stressed Fields

Crop scouts on the 2015 Hard Red Winter Wheat Tour reported that fields of stunted, stressed wheat were the norm Tuesday as they made their way west from Manhattan toward Colby, Kansas. In many instances, the crop appearance and yield estimates mirr... Read More

High School Soccer Scores

Tuesday (05/05/2015) Bellevue East 3, Papillion-LaVista 2 Blair 3, Omaha Roncalli Catholic 0 Columbus Scotus 4, Schuyler 1 Gretna 5, Waverly 0 Hastings 5, York 0 Lexington 10, Scottsbluff 0 Lincoln North Star 1, Grand Island 0 Millard West ... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Tuesday, May 5= Atlanta 106, Washington 90, series tied 1-1 Memphis 97, Golden State 90, series tied 1-1 Wednesday, May 6= Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

NHL Scores

Tuesday, May 5= Chicago 1, Minnesota 0, Chicago leads series 3-0 Calgary 4, Anaheim 3, OT, Anaheim leads series 2-1 Wednesday, May 6= N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.        ..... Read More