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10-28-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     309       Beans - 912 Humphrey     Corn -    311    Beans - 914 Monroe      Corn -   311    Beans - 916 O... Read More

New Research Shows Potential of Great Northern Beans

Lincoln, Nebraska, Oct. 28, 2016 – New research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Food Science and Technology has determined that adding great northern beans to a diet rich in fatty foods may prevent weight gain, fatty liver d... Read More

USDA Invests $1.7 Billion to Protect Sensitive Agricultural Lands through CRP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will issue nearly $1.7 billion in payments to more than half of a million Americans who have contracts with the government to protect sensitive agricultural lands. The investment, part of the voluntary USDA C... Read More

Report Finds WOTUS Rule Motivated By Politics

A new report released this week by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee details findings of a two-year investigation into the waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS). The report found the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of... Read More

Space Farming? NASA Crew Plants Lettuce on the International Space Station

Astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS) are starting to plant their third on-orbit lettuce. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a new crew member aboard the ISS, started the Veg-03 experiment, which is a validation of the tools and procedu... Read More

NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was sent on behalf of U.S. biodiesel producers nationwi... Read More

Aggie barrel racer leads national ranks

Fargo, N.D. – Two rodeo athletes from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Neb., won awards at the Bison Stampede last weekend in Fargo. The contest amid Great Plains Region college teams was hosted by North Dakota State Univ... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

Thursday's Scores< By The Associated Press= VOLLEYBALL= Arcadia-Loup City def. Ainsworth, 25-20, 25-14, 25-10 Arlington def. Ashland-Greenwood, 26-24, 25-14, 13-25, 25-19 Broken Bow def. Hershey, 25-18, 25-21, 25-16 Central City def. Centenn... Read More

Ricketts Joins Pence At Omaha Rally

Donald Trump's running mate is hoping to shore-up deeply conservative Nebraska by referencing the state's beloved Cornhuskers football. Mike Pence is comparing what he calls national media bias against Trump to Nebraska playing constantly "on the ... Read More

Morningside men's basketball drops opener

Saint Mary rode an early scoring flurry to post a wire-to-wire 86-75 victory over Morningside in the men’s basketball opener for both teams on Thursday in Leavenworth, Kan. The host Spires went on a 15-3 scoring run over the first five minutes o... Read More

Clarkson/Leigh comes up short at Nebraska City Lourdes

Nebraska City-The Clarkson/Leigh Football team saw their season come to an end Thursday night as the Patriots lost 52-8 at Nebraska City Lourdes in the first round of the playoffs. Clarkson/Leigh was led by Bradley Bunner, who ran the ball 20 time... Read More