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USDA Announces $3 Million in Funding for Critical Agriculture Production Research

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced nearly $3 million in grants to address critical issues affect... Read More

Monsanto slashing 2,600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall

Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market that it expects to squeeze results well into 2016. ... Read More

Nebraska Corn opens invitation for bus trip to Kansas Speedway for October 18 NASCAR race

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA — NASCAR fans, start your engines and join Nebraska corn farmers as we head to the races! The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association has an open invitation to consumers interested in attending the Sunday, Octobe... Read More

Obama Administration Makes TPP Sales Pitch to Agriculture

The Trans-Pacific Partnership sales pitch to American agriculture is that the 500 million or so people outside the U.S. represented by the trade deal includes a rapidly-expanding middle class that will want more U.S. food products. "I will tell ... Read More

Monsanto Pledges Support to National Wheat Yield Contest

Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills. The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, model... Read More

The Implant Question

Implanting beef calves is one practice where there can be benefits whether you do or you don't. Getting those benefits comes down to just how serious you are about your marketing program. For those who opt to use implants, it's all about the pou... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

VOLLEYBALL= Amherst def. Ansley-Litchfield, 25-21, 25-27, 25-23, 25-13 Aquinas def. Schuyler, 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 Arlington def. Raymond Central, 25-15, 25-12, 25-12 Ashland-Greenwood def. Yutan, 25-19, 25-16, 25-14 Aurora def. Kearney, 24-17, 2... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Tuesday (10/06/2015) Aquinas Catholic 15, North Bend Central 7 Holdrege 12, Lexington 9 Papillion-LaVista 12, Elkhorn South 0 Ralston 5, Lincoln Pius X 1 Southern Valley/Alma 12, Blue Hill 0...... Read More

Major League Baseball Playoff Schedule

WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, New York 0 Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago (Arrieta 22-6) at Pittsburgh (Cole 19-8), 8:08 p.m. (TBS) DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League Kansas City vs. New York-Houston winner Thursday,... Read More

Over 4,700 Nebraskans Affected by Breach of T-Mobile Data Housed by Experian

Credit reporting bureau Experian recently reported that an unauthorized party gained access to a database that contained personal information of an estimated 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers, including 4,790 Nebraskans. The co... Read More

Dodge Man Gets 50 Years For Child Sex Assault

A Dodge man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl has been sentenced to decades in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old Henry Carstens was sentenced Monday in Dodge County  District Court to 48 to 50 years in prison for first-deg... Read More