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EPA Head Says His Agency Is Getting Back To Basics

Speaking at an Earth Day Texas forum Friday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt refuted the notion his agency would sit idle under President Donald Trump's watch. He also chall... Read More

Planting Delays Possible if Forecasts for Above Normal Precipitation Hold True

Planting is underway in Nebraska but briefly stalled mid-week due to several storm fronts moving through. As of Monday 3% of the state’s corn crop was in the ground, compared to 6% last year, and equal to the five-year average of 3%, according to t... Read More

Scouting Advised for Alfalfa and Clover Leaf Weevils

Alfalfa weevils have been reported damaging alfalfa in north central Kansas and western Nebraska. As temperatures warm up, expect to see alfalfa weevil larvae in southern Nebraska and slightly later, in northern Nebraska. Both the alfalfa an... Read More

Central Platte NRD Receives Grassland Grant from Nebraska Environmental Trust

(GRAND ISLAND, NE)- The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) announced  that it will receive $305,100 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for the “Central Platte Grassland Conservation Project”.  CPNRD applied for the grant... Read More

Huskers Sweep Rams in Front of Full House in Kearney

Kearney, Neb. – In front of a packed house of 2,040 fans at Kearney High School on Saturday afternoon, the Nebraska volleyball posted a 25-17, 25-16, 25-17 sweep of the Colorado State Rams. With the departure of four seniors, including three All... Read More

(Audio) Mobile Children's Museum Spends Weekend In West Point

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with museum director Will Volker) The Mobile Children's Museum is parked outside the Nielsen Center in West Point this weekend as part of Nebraska's 150 Celebration.     Ho... Read More

Huskers Drop Game Two, Rubber Match Set for Sunday

Minneapolis, Minn. – The Nebraska baseball team (22-15-1, 6-4-1 Big Ten) fell to Minnesota, 5-3, at Siebert Field on Saturday afternoon, evening the weekend series at 1-1. On Friday night, the Huskers captured the opener by a 5-3 margin. Senior ... Read More

Candidates Sought For National Sorghum Checkoff Board

LINCOLN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for sorghum producers to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program board of directors.  There are five producer positions that will become vacant on the United Sorghum C... Read More

USDA to Consider Release of GM Moths, GM Virus

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- In the past two weeks, USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released documents on proposals to release two genetically modified (GM) organisms: diamondback moths and a virus designed to control the ci... Read More

Register Now for Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics in May

Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state each month. An experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor will be available to address farm and ranch issues relate... Read More

Dow Blasts AP for Chlorpyrifos Article

This week, the Associated Press published an article about chlorpyrifos and Dow’s push to ignore findings from federal scientists; however, Dow released a statement today (April 21) noting that the article “contained a number of misleading and in... Read More