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Senators Vote Down Wind Energy Credits

A bill designed to attract more wind farms to Nebraska has stalled in the Legislature. Conservative senators mounted a filibuster Tuesday to block the proposed tax credit, arguing that the state s... Read More

NHL Scores

Tuesday, May 5= Chicago 1, Minnesota 0, Chicago leads series 3-0 Calgary 4, Anaheim 3, OT, Anaheim leads series 2-1 Wednesday, May 6= N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.        ..... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE N-Y Mets 3 Baltimore 2 Wednesday's Games= Baltimore (U.Jimenez 2-1) at N.Y. Mets (deGrom 2-3), 7:10 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE= Tuesday's Games= N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 3 N.Y. Mets 3, Baltimore 2 Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0 Kansas Ci... Read More

(Video) Dawson County Ag Groups Donate Beef To Area Schools

The Dawson County Cattlemen and Farm Bureau joined forces along with Tyson Fresh Meats to offer the beef as part of a healthy and nutritious lunch.   Dawson County Farm Bureau President Britt Anderson says the idea came from a county office in West... Read More

US trade deficit jumps to 6-year high of $51.4 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. trade deficit in March jumped to the highest level in more than six years as a small increase in exports was swamped by a flood of imports from autos to cellphones. The Commerce Department says the deficit rose to $51.4 ... Read More

Energy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Attorneys general from two energy-producing states say the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mo... Read More

Kansas and Missouri beef farmers cashing in on high prices

LA CYGNE, Kan. (AP) _ If beef is on the menu, firing up the grill this year will cost you more than ever before. And not just a bit more. The average price of a sirloin steak is up almost 20 percent from a year ago. An 8-ounce filet mignon costs ... Read More

EPA sends biofuels volumes targets to White House

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent blending targets for the country's renewable fuels program to the White House for review ahead of a fast-approaching June 1 deadline for publicly releasing its proposal, according to industry so... Read More

Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in Southwest Nebraska

Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.) is a dioecious broadleaf annual weed species that has created significant problems for growers in the Mid-South over the past 10 years due to its resistance to glyphosate and its prolific seed production.... Read More

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 drugs, according to a new U.S. research study. T... Read More

OSU says GMO measure could hamper research

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) _ Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.  Backers of Measure 2-89, the Lo... Read More