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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:... 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

Two Dead In Butler County Crashes

Authorities say two people died and at least four others were hurt in two weekend crashes in Butler County. The Lincoln Journal Star reports  the fatal accident happened Saturday evening on U.S. Highway 81, north of where it meets Nebraska 64. ... Read More

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Travels to Turkey for G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Istanbul, Turkey, next week to meet his counterparts at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting that will focus on food security. "The G20 ministerial provides an i... Read More

Huskers Wrap Up Strong Regular Season

Lincoln - The Nebraska softball team closed out the regular season with its 17th run-rule victory of the season, defeating Illinois, 9-1, in five innings Sunday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium. On Senior Day, Husker seniors Kylee Muir and Steph Pasquale ... Read More

GPAC Track And Field Results

(Sioux Center, Iowa) – The Doane College women and Concordia University men claimed team titles on Saturday at the 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Tiger women scored 225 points, while the Bull... Read More

Valmont Coatings Division Wins the Prestigious

OMAHA, Neb., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity.  Its products ... Read More

Zoetis Accepting Nominations for Pig Caregivers Award

Do you know a pig caregiver who goes above and beyond to consistently provide superior pig care? Nominate him or her for the Honoring Caregivers award from Zoetis. Nominations for the Honoring Caregivers award — which recognizes exemplary pig ca... Read More

Behind the Words: What Meat Labels Mean

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Overwhelmed, confused and unsure are just a few words to describe how many consumers feel when purchasing foods, particularly meat products. Today, the average meat case at a large retail store has more than 135 different items... Read More