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Hog farmers more likely to carry drug-resistant bacteria: U.S. study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hog farmers are six times more likely than the general population to carry an infectious bacteria that can cause skin and respiratory problems and resists treatment from multiple d... Read More

Keil To Transfer From NU

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and we w... Read More

Trueblood joining Husker basketball program

Lincoln -- University of Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Tuesday that Johnny Trueblood will join the Husker basketball team as a walk-on for the 2015-16 season. Trueblood, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound guard, comes to Nebraska after a decorated career ... Read More

Keil to transfer from Nebraska to Florida State

Lincoln – University of Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Melanie Keil has decided to transfer to Florida State, where she will be eligible to play this fall. “Mel has chosen to finish out her career elsewhere and w... Read More

Sorghum Scholarship Winners Named

The Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association has named two Nebraska high school seniors to receive their 2015 NeGSPA Scholarship.  Selected are Kailey Conway daughter of Robert and Kelli Conway of Campbell, NE and Carly Hunzeker daughter of Marc... Read More

Moran’s Memo: A Tradition of Listening to Kansans

Far too often, elected officials do too much talking and not enough listening. As Kansas’ United States Senator, I have the privilege of taking my marching orders directly from Kansans. When it comes to making certain your voice is heard on Capitol... Read More

Netflix to Stream Farmland Movie

LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2015) – Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature-length documentary, FARMLAND, is now available for streaming on Netflix.com. With 57 million subscribers worldwide, Netflix is considered a premium destination fo... Read More

Nebraska senators vote for livestock friendly development

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska counties looking to expand livestock operations could receive extra funds for planning and improving infrastructure under a bill that cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. Senators voted 37-0 Monday on a meas... Read More

AARP State President Visits Washington Lamakers

AARP Nebraska State President Bob Eppler paid a visit to Washington D.C. last week to discuss several issues with  Nebraska lawmakers. Areas discussed included The Older Americans Act, Social Security, Financial Conflicts of Interest, Assisting C... Read More

Livestock market operation suspends sales for summer

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say Nebraska Livestock Sales of Norfolk has suspended its summer schedule. Jim Barta owns the operation, and he said Monday that, ``due to the declining number of cattle in the area, we are going to go with seasonal ... Read More

USDA Rural Development Announces Availability of Loan Programs to Support Rural Economic Development

Lincoln, Neb., May 4, 2015 – Nebraska State Director Maxine Moul today announced that Rural Development is accepting applications for loans to support community development projects, business startups, growth and job creation. Assistance is bein... Read More