National Farmers Announces Key Policy Positions  at Annual Meeting in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2015)—National Farmers members stated their position on several key policy issues at their annual ag business conference in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday. Members re-affir... Read More

Boatmans Honored as Hereford Herdsman of the Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ¬¬¬— Tom and Tammy Boatman, Rockford, Ill., were selected as the 2015 Hereford Herdsman of the Year at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver. Tom and Tammy were selected for the award by their peers — other Hereford... Read More

Drones for Ag featured at National Farmers Ag Business Conference

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2015)—What’s a smart farmer to do when someone comes to him and tells him he needs a drone if he wants to step up his grain game the way he wants? Aaron Sheller buys one; then he teams up with other smart aggies and sta... Read More

VanMatre and Bicak Appointed to CPNRD Board of Directors

(GRAND ISLAND, NE) The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s board of directors appointed two new directors to serve on the board for two-year terms at their January board meeting on Thursday.  Deb VanMatre of Gibbon was elected to Subdistri... Read More

Census of Ag Analysis Provides Valuable Insight into Value of Industry to Elected Officials

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its analysis of statistics from the 2012 census of agriculture as they relate to Congressional districts. This document, which provides insight into the characteristics and value of farming and ranch... Read More

Nebraska Water Use Drops in 2014,  Aquifer Conditions Sustainable

Water used for crop irrigation dropped by 30% across a wide swath of Nebraska in 2014 and a recent report indicates that, on average, thecondition of the Ogallala Aquifer in Nebraska is stable and significantly healthier thanin all other states overl... Read More

Huskers hold on against Michigan State

Terran Petteway and Shavon Shields combined for 53 points, as Nebraska built a double-digit lead and withstood a frantic Michigan State comeback in a 79-77 win Saturday afternoon. The Huskers thrilled a sellout crowd of 15,757 on #AveryStrong ... Read More

Creighton loses Zierden to knee injury again

Creighton University guard Isaiah Zierden has suffered a season-ending knee injury for the second year in a row. The Bluejay sophomore from Minneapolis, Minn., suffered a partially torn medial collateral ligament and patella injury in his right kn... Read More

Cattlemen's College Highlights

Tuesday, February 3rd  Bonus Tract!    Don't forget that the Cattlemen's College will begin on Tuesday, February 3rd with a hands on demonstration from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Trade Show Arena!  Cattlemen's College Part I:   Han... Read More

Huskers sweep track and field titles

The Nebraska track and field team captured both the men's and women's titles in the scored Mark Colligan Memorial on Saturday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track. Nebraska garnered 23 event titles in sweeping the event in front of... Read More

Huskers vault to win at Rutgers

New Brunswick, N.J. – The No. 6 Nebraska women’s gymnastics team captured three individual event titles including the all-around competition to finish first place in a quad meet at Rutgers. The Huskers, tabbed a 196.25 to top Rutgers, who finishe... Read More