USDA Review Panel Releases Preliminary Report on MARC Center

Yesterday - USDA released its report on animal treatment at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Nebraska - according to The Hagstrom Report. USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Animal Handling ... Read More

Resolution Recognizes Value of Locally-Led Soil and Water Conservation Efforts

WASHINGTON, DC--March 30, 2015--A bipartisan, concurrent resolution recently introduced in the U.S. Senate and House recognizes the value of locally-led soil and water conservation and the role of conservation districts within those efforts a... Read More

Pork Producers Committed To Addressing Resistance

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 27, 2015 – Responding to today’s release of the White House “National Action Plan For Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria,” the National Pork Producers Council said the U.S. pork industry is committed to continuing... Read More

Highway 275 Study Nearly Completed

Once upon a time, Nebraska had a “big picture” plan for roads.  It was called the Expressway System, and it was designed to better connect our urban and rural areas and improve connectivity between our state’s diverse regions.  Much of it h... Read More

Omaha Headed To Frozen Four

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – For the first time in school history, the Omaha hockey team earned a berth in the NCAA Frozen Four, beating RIT 4-0 in the Midwest Regional finals on Sunday night at Compton Family Ice Arena at Notre Dame. Ryan Massa made 40 save... Read More

Conventional Soybean Oil Fattens Mice in New Study

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Soybean oil might be making Americans fatter and sicker, according to new research from University of California-Riverside (UCR) scientists. They found that, despite eating the same amount of food, mice fed with a diet rich in con... Read More

Tractor Program Still in Effect

USDA NRCS continues to accept applications for FY2015 funding consideration under the EQIP National Air Quality Initiative (NAQI).  The NAQI priorities are placed on replacing and destroying in-use off-road farm equipment powered by Tier 0 diesel en... Read More

Greetings from the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association

It’s another exciting year for the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association, and we’re pleased to share this information with our alumni, friends and members. Join us for our 2015 rodeo Please join us April 17 – 18 for the University of ... Read More

Huskers bring brooms and complete sweep of the Longhorns

Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team (21-7, 3-0 Big Ten) completed a three-game sweep of the No. 16 Texas Longhorns (17-11, 5-1 Big 12) on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field with a 6-2 win. The Huskers have posted sweeps in each of their last three we... Read More

April 6th Is Date For 4-H Public Speaking Contest

The Custer County 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be held Monday, April 6 at the 4-H Building in Broken Bow, beginning at 6:30 p.m., according to Colleen Peterson, 4-H Aide at the Nebraska Extension - Custer County Office. Registrations are due by M... Read More

Corn Sales to Western Hemisphere Surge

As of March 12, the Western Hemisphere claimed nearly 708.6 million bushels in outstanding sales and accumulated exports of U.S. corn for the 2014/2015 marketing year, 102 million bushels more than last year at the same time, the U.S. Grains Councol ... Read More