European Union Gives Power to Ban GM Crop Cultivation

BRUSSELS (AP) _ The European Union is giving member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically-modified crops even if they have been approved by the bloc's food safety authority. The 28 E... Read More

EPA Likely to Receive Budget Cut

To no one's surprise, Republicans appear unlikely to grant the president's request for $8.59 billion to fund the Environmental Protection Agency in the coming fiscal year. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy testified last week before the House Appropria... Read More

Soy Checkoff Positions U.S. Soy Industry as Global Leader

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 27, 2015) – When farmer-leaders of the United Soybean Board (USB) wrote the organization’s current long-range strategic plan, they included their vision that U.S. soybeans will be the leader of the global oilseed industry. This su... Read More

Federal Judge Blocks State's Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge has blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect until March 9. U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon on Monday ordered the state to not enforce its ban. Seven same-sex couples filed a lawsuit last y... Read More

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts Denounces Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Gov. Pete Ricketts is denouncing a federal judge's decision to strike down Nebraska's constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between one man and one woman. The Republican governor said Monday that the issue should be left to Nebraskans... Read More

CPNRD Approves Project SENSE: New Nitrogen Management Program

(GRAND ISLAND, NE) On Thursday, the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors approved participation in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Project SENSE pilot program in the amount of $16,500/ year for three years.  The pi... Read More

Rawhide Corral Available for Rainwater Basin Wetland Grazing

Cattle producers who engage in wetland grazing programs or who work with public land agencies in the Rainwater Basin may avail themselves of a portable livestock corral and handling equipment through a no-cost lease. The Little Blue Natural Resour... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Sunday's Games= Vancouver 6, St. Louis 5, SO Winnipeg 5, Los Angeles 2 Florida 4, Tampa Bay 3 Pittsburgh 5, Columbus 3 Washington 4, Toronto 0 Anaheim 3, Dallas 1 Monday's Games= Nashville at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Carolina at Chicago... Read More