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$145,000 Up for Grabs:  Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in ... Read More

GPAC Track And Field Results

(Sioux Center, Iowa) – The Doane College women and Concordia University men claimed team titles on Saturday at the 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Tiger women scored 225 points, while the Bull... Read More

Valmont Coatings Division Wins the Prestigious

OMAHA, Neb., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity.  Its products ... Read More

Zoetis Accepting Nominations for Pig Caregivers Award

Do you know a pig caregiver who goes above and beyond to consistently provide superior pig care? Nominate him or her for the Honoring Caregivers award from Zoetis. Nominations for the Honoring Caregivers award — which recognizes exemplary pig ca... Read More

Behind the Words: What Meat Labels Mean

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Overwhelmed, confused and unsure are just a few words to describe how many consumers feel when purchasing foods, particularly meat products. Today, the average meat case at a large retail store has more than 135 different items... Read More

Huskers outhit Wildcats but lose 5-to-0

Evanston, Ill. – Behind complete-game shutout from junior Matt Portland, the Northwestern Wildcats (15-30, 5-12 Big Ten) evened its series with the Nebraska baseball team (32-17, 7-10 Big Ten) on Saturday with a 5-0 win. The Huskers outhit the Wild... Read More

Kenny Bell headed to Tampa Bay

Nebraska receiver Kenny Bell became the third Husker chosen in the 2015 NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon. The record-setting receiver was taken by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round, being selected with the 162nd overall pick in the draft. ... Read More

Farm Bureau Applauds  Senate Move to Stop EPA Overreach

The American Farm Bureau Federation praised the bipartisan leadership of Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) today as they introduced the Federal Water Quality Protection Act, which would put in check the Environmental Protection A... Read More

Husker season awards announced for mens basketball

The Nebraska basketball team closed the book on the 2014-15 season with the annual team banquet this week. The event featured the annual team awards voted on by the Husker players, including the announcement of the Jack Moore MVP Award, which was pre... Read More

Husker softball rally comes up short against Illinois

Lincoln - The Nebraska softball team nearly mounted a remarkable comeback on Saturday afternoon, but the Huskers' rally fell just short in a 12-10 loss to Illinois in front of 990 fans at Bowlin Stadium. Nebraska trailed 10-0 following the top of ... Read More

Milkweed Planting Encouraged on Iowa CRP Acres to Improve Monarch Habitat

AMES, Iowa — Iowa farmers and landowners are encouraged to consider planting milkweed, the habitat of monarch butterflies, on their land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The Iowa office of the USDA Farm Service Agency, which a... Read More