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Syngenta Deal Could Pave Way for Biotech Acceptance in China

ChemChina's purchase of Syngenta could remove some of the suspicion around genetically modified crops and ultimately lead to more rapid user acceptance of biotechnology in food production in China, ac... Read More

(AUDIO) USDA Offers Help for Blizzard Stricken Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers with livestock losses from last week's blizzard are eligible for assistance from USDA's Livestock Indemnity Program. We visited with Deputy Director of the Farm Service Agency in Nebraska, Erin Clason this week about who is el... Read More

Proposal To Double Tax On Tobacco In Nebraska

Nebraska's tobacco tax could more than double under a bill that is drawing praise from health officials but strong criticism from retailers, grocers and smokers. A legislative committee heard testimony Thursday on a bill by Sen. Mike Gloor that ... Read More

(Audio) Gov Ricketts Talks About Taxes And Medicaid

Governor Pete Ricketts called the KTIC newsroom Thursday to talk about his property tax proposals, expanded Medicaid and his proposed transportation infrastructure bank. Click on news/podcasts above to hear his interview....... Read More

USDA Sees Strong Demand for Conservation Reserve Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the competitive sign-up deadline for its most popular voluntary conservation program, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), is Feb. 26, 2016. This will be one of the m... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball

Thursday's Games Indiana 85 ( 4) Iowa 78 California 83 (11) Oregon 63 Friday's Games No. 17 Arizona vs. UCLA, 9 p.m. No. 19 Dayton at Rhode Island, 7 p.m. No. 23 Southern Cal at Arizona State, 8 p.m. TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Thursd... Read More

NHL

NHL Thursday's Games Columbus 4, Anaheim 3, SO Calgary 6, San Jose 5, SO N.Y. Islanders 5, Los Angeles 2 Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 1 Colorado 4, Ottawa 3 Washington 4, Minnesota 3 Boston 6, Winnipeg 2 Dallas 4, Chicago 2 Edmonton 5, Toronto 2... Read More

NBA

NBA Thursday's Games Oklahoma City 121, New Orleans 95 Milwaukee 99, Washington 92 Friday's Games No games scheduled...... Read More

NCBA Continues to Express Concerns with Market Volatility

After hearing concerns from membership nationwide, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has instituted a working group with the CME Group to address volatility in the cattle markets. Working together as an industry is the best way to resolve t... Read More

Ag Committee Asks EPA to Pull WOTUS

In an all-encompassing hearing before the House Agriculture Committee, lawmakers pleaded with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to withdraw the waters of the United States rule. The rule remains in legal limbo as chall... Read More

Hawkeye women fall in High-Scoring Affair

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- If you're a fan of up-tempo women's basketball, you were in for a treat Thursday when No. 6 Ohio State and Iowa got together inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Combined, 179 points were scored, 140 field goals attempted, 11 3-pointers... Read More