USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods

ORLANDO, Fla., April 1, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national organizations to support programs that h... Read More

EPA will require weed-resistance restrictions on glyphosate herbicide

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators will put new restrictions on the world's most widely used herbicide to help address the rapid expansion of weeds resistant to the chemical, Reuters has learned. The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed it will requ... Read More

K-State, Iowa State to do research on childhood obesity

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Researchers from Kansas State University and Iowa State University are using a $2.8 million grant to research a school-based program that combats childhood obesity. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last month that t... Read More

Nebraska Lawmakers Divided Over Fuel Tax

A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers began debate Tuesday on a measure that would phase in a 6-cent increase o... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Tuesday's Games= Ottawa 2, Detroit 1, SO Vancouver 5, Nashville 4, SO Boston 3, Florida 2 Washington 4, Carolina 2 Columbus 3, New Jersey 2, OT Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 1 N.Y. Rangers 3, Winnipeg 2 Wednesday's Games= Toronto at Buffalo,... Read More

Sorghum Industry Pleased With Increase In Acres

The United States Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report released Tuesday shows estimated sorghum planted acres will reach 7.9 million in 2015, up 11 percent from the 7.1 million the previous season. "A surge in demand sent a mes... Read More

Record crowd watches another pitching gem for the Huskers

Lincoln – In front of 7,319 fans, the largest crowd ever for a regular-season game between Nebraska and Creighton in Lincoln, the No. 18 Nebraska baseball team concluded its 16-game homestand on Tuesday night with a 5-1 win over the Creighton Bluej... Read More

Huskers lose second player in two days

Lincoln - University of Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday evening that freshman guard Tarin Smith has decided to transfer from the Husker program following the spring semester. “My family and I have intensely thought ... Read More

Holman selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Nebraska junior volleyball player Briana Holman is one of 12 players selected to the U.S. Collegiate National Team that will play in the 2015 World University Games July 2-12 at Gwangju, South Korea. It is the second car... Read More

Three Husker volleyball players set to transfer

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Alexa Ethridge, Maddie Haggerty and Kira Larson are leaving the Nebraska volleyball program. Each player has been given a full release to transfer. “We are very... Read More

Two Huskers honored by the Big Ten

Lincoln – Following a 4-1 week for the Nebraska baseball team, that included a sweep of the nationally-ranked Texas Longhorns, senior Kyle Kubat was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week and freshman Elijah Dilday was named Big Ten Co-Freshmen of the W... Read More