Animal Scientist Funston Gets Regional Extension Award

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Extension beef cattle reproduction specialist Rick Funston has been honored for his beef and heifer management work. Funston won the 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension... Read More

Environmental Groups Petition EPA to Drop States' NPDES Authority

State environmental and conservation organizations increasingly are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw their state's' authority to run their own Clean Water Act permit programs, according to Deborah Nagle, Water Permits Divis... Read More

Yarger's Diamond Center Closing After 65 Years In West Point

Jim Yarger has decided to close the doors to the business his father started 65 years ago. Yarger Jewelry has been part of West Point since 1948. "He (his father) decided he wanted to start a jewelry store. He had a little bit of watchmaking exper... Read More

NFU Calls Delay of 2014 RFS Volume Standards a ‘Serious Disappointment'

The National Farmers Union calls the EPA’s decision to delay the Renewable Fuels Standard requirements for 2014  disappointing but a hopeful opportunity that will allow EPA time to get the targets right.  NFU President Roger Johnson said “the p... Read More

No Budges on Tax Break

In what’s becoming a Christmas tradition for Congress, no one has budged to help move expired tax breaks along. The Hill reports both sides want to wrap up talks soon over the so-called tax extenders, which come up about every two years for re-aut... Read More

Ferguson Protests Worse Than In August

The police chief in St. Louis County, Missouri says violent protests following the announcement that a white police officer would not be indicted in the shooting death of a black 18-year-old are ``much worse'' than protests that occurred right after... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Growers Association to hold annual meeting, followed by meeting of Nebraska Wheat Board

The Nebraska Wheat Growers Association (NWGA) will hold its annual meeting Monday, December 8, 2014 at the West Central Research and Extension Center located at 402 West State Farm Rd., North Platte, NE 69101. The NWGA meeting will be followed by a b... Read More

No Charges Against Prison Employees In Sentencing Fiasco

None of the state employees who were blamed for Nebraska's prison sentence miscalculations will face criminal charges. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly announced the decision Monday as they released th... Read More


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Exeter Milligan Wins D2 Title

Lincoln-Exeter-Milligan rallied with four touchdowns in the fourth quarter to down Anselmo-Merna 40-26 on Monday for the Class D2 state football championship. Anselmo-Merna led 18-14 early in the fourth quarter before Exeter-Milligan scored with 8:52... Read More

USDA Disaster Assistance to Help Thousands of Honeybee, Livestock and Farm-Raised Fish Producers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA today announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for lo... Read More