New Discovery May Unlock Higher Soybean Yields in Northern U.S.

A joint research project from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln may have just led to the next elite soybean cultivars for the Northern U.S. The researchers’ discovery invol... Read More

Rain Keeps Riders Stuck At Cuming County Fairgrounds

More than 300 riders on three separate trail rides are on their way to Omaha as part of the River City Rodeo and Stock Show. About 40 riders are participating in the Northeast Nebraska trail ride, which made it as far as West Point today (Tuesday). ... Read More

Nebraska high school football rankings

Nebraska Prep Rankings,743 Nebraska AP high school football rankings By The Associated Press= Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous w... Read More

Congressman Fortenberry Says New V-A Secretary Wants Creative Solutions To Omaha V-A Hospital

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, in West Point Tuesday morning for the grand opening of the new campaign office for Pete Ricketts and Lydia Brasch, also took part in a conference call with the new Secretary of the V-A, Robert McDonald, and the rest of t... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Support Schools to Enhance Math and Science Programs

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2014) – Eleven Nebraska school districts have received $170,000 in grants this year from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program partners with farmers to support rural public s... Read More

Politicians Gather In New GOP Office In West Point

State Senator Lydia Brasch, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry,  Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Ricketts and his running mate Mike Foley gathered in West Point Tuesday for the opening of a new campaign office for Brasch and Ricketts. About thr... Read More

Facing Likely Defeat, EPA Abandons Key Farm Case in West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 22, 2014 -- The EPA’s decision not to appeal a key federal ruling in favor of West Virginia farmer Lois Alt highlights the cynicism that drives the agency’s water agenda, the American Farm Bureau said today. The U.S... Read More

 USDA Weekly Crop Progress Corn 7% Harvested; Soybeans 3%

OMAHA (DTN) -- Forty-two percent of the nation's corn crop had reached maturity as of Sept. 21 and 7% of the crop had been harvested, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress and Condition reports. The maturity percentage rose 15 percentage p... Read More

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WHO Monitoring New Threat to Animal Health and the Poultry Industry

A new strain of bird flu is being closely monitored by the World Health Organization and other groups on animal health as it is being considered a new threat to animal health and the poultry industry. the H5N6 strain of avian influenza first reported... Read More

Ricketts And Brasch Open New Campaign Office In West Point This Morning

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts and his running mate Mike Foley will join State Senator Lydia Brasch in West Point this morning for the grand opening of their new campaign office at 130 East Walnut. Also joining them will be Congr... Read More