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ASA Praises House Passage of Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (May 1, 2015) – The House of Representatives passed its Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill earlier today, significantly increasing funding for... Read More

Agriculture Secretary to Travel to Colorado to Announce Funding for Conservation Projects in 50 States

DENVER, Colo.  May 4, 2015 – TODAY, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Colorado and join local leaders to announce a substantial investment to improve the nation's water quality, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and prot... Read More

NRCS Extends Comment Period for Agricultural Conservation  Easement Program Interim Rule

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the deadline to provide public comment on the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) interim... Read More

Iowa State University Soil Productivity Rating System Updated

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University researchers have released the equation for calculating Iowa’s Corn Suitability Ratings, the updated soil productivity index for the state’s soils. The updated Corn Suitability Rating 2 (CSR2) provides an in... Read More

Tornado Sightings In Southeast Nebraska

Two tornado sightings have been reported in southeast Nebraska. The National Weather Service says a member of law enforcement reported a twister crossing U.S. Highway 77 north of Cortland around 8:25 p.m. Sunday. No injuries or damage has been rep... Read More

Huskers Win Series On The Road

Evanston, Ill. – With the chance to win its first Big Ten road series of the year on the line, the Nebraska baseball team (33-17, 8-10 Big Ten) delivered an 11-0 shutout against the Northwestern Wildcats (15-31, 5-13 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon at... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Sunday, May 3= Washington 104, Atlanta 98, Washington leads series 1-0 Golden State 101, Memphis 86, Golden State leads series 1-0< Monday, May 4= Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Houston, 9:30 p.m.  ...... Read More

Lincoln, NE – The 2015 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia Team 1 will now prepare for the National Envirothon in Springfield, Missouri in July. This is Concordia High School’s third straight w... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE< San Francisco 5 L.A. Angels 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE= Sunday's Games= Cleveland 10, Toronto 7 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Minnesota 13, Chicago White Sox 3 Detroit 6, Kansas City 4 Houston 7, Seattle 6 Oakland 7, Texas 1 N.Y. Yank... Read More

Awards Presented by Iowa State University Agriculture Honor Society

AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, known as Gamma Sigma Delta, presented awards April 23 to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni, faculty and students. Maynard Hogberg, professor e... Read More

$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 startup funds. The challenge, now in its second... Read More