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Awards Banquet Highlights CASNR Week Activities

Lincoln, Neb., April 16, 2015 -- The 15th annual CASNR Week awards banquet, which took place April 12 at the Nebraska Union, honored students, faculty, staff and alumni in UNL's College of Agricultura... Read More

Kansas Corn Planting Will Soon Move into High Gear, but Drought Persists

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Corn planting in Kansas will soon be in full swing, but dry soils are making for a less than ideal start to the season. Kansas received just 19 percent of the amount of moisture it normally receives during March, said Mary Knap... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS Friday's Games Washington 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 (series tied 1-1) Montreal 3, Ottawa 2, OT (Canadiens lead series 2-0) Vancouver 4, Calgary 1 (series tied 1-1) Nashville 6, Chicago 2 (series tied 1-1) Saturday's... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS - Game 1 Friday No games scheduled Saturday's Games Washington at Toronto, 12:30 p.m. New Orleans at Golden State, 3:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Engaging Chefs with Beef Cuts, Culinary and Creativity

At the beginning of April, the beef checkoff hosted a dynamic group of chefs and center-of-the-plate specialists from Performance Foodservice for a one-of-a-kind beef culinary immersion in Charleston, SC. As one of the nation’s leading foodservice ... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games Detroit 2, Chicago White Sox 1 Atlanta 8, Toronto 7 Boston 3, Baltimore 2 N.Y. Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 4 L.A. Angels 6, Houston 3 Kansas City 6, Oakland 4 Minnesota 3, Cleveland 2, 11 Te... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union Receives Grants from Nebraska Environmental Trust & Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

Lincoln, NE – April 16, 2015 –Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) announced today that it will receive two grants for their “Food Waste Reduction through Vermicomposting and Composting” project. The Nebraska Environmental Trust Board announced f... Read More

NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation

NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation The National Sorghum Producers welcomed the introduction yesterday of bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority legislation that will establish the necessary rules and guidelines for trade agreeme... Read More

Statement by Bob Stallman, President,  American Farm Bureau Federation,  Regarding the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – “Farmers and ranchers need tax laws that protect their family businesses. They don’t want to be punished for their success. With House passage of the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, we are one step closer to tax... Read More

Relay For Life Draws Crowd To Nielsen Community Center

Friday nights' Relay for Life of the Cuming County Area was a huge success, according to organizers. Motorcycles and an honor guard entered the Nielsen Community Center to start the event at 6 p.m. Final donation totals  haven't yet been announce... Read More

Central Nebraska Family Wins Conservation Award

LINCOLN, April 17, 2015 – The Shaw family is the recipient of the 2015 Leopold Conservation Award in Nebraska. This award, given by the Sand County Foundation in partnership with Nebraska Cattlemen, Cargill, and a diverse group of agriculture and c... Read More