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Zoetis Accepting Nominations for Pig Caregivers Award

Do you know a pig caregiver who goes above and beyond to consistently provide superior pig care? Nominate him or her for the Honoring Caregivers award from Zoetis. Nominations for the Honoring Care... Read More

Farm Bureau Applauds  Senate Move to Stop EPA Overreach

The American Farm Bureau Federation praised the bipartisan leadership of Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) today as they introduced the Federal Water Quality Protection Act, which would put in check the Environmental Protection A... Read More

Husker season awards announced for mens basketball

The Nebraska basketball team closed the book on the 2014-15 season with the annual team banquet this week. The event featured the annual team awards voted on by the Husker players, including the announcement of the Jack Moore MVP Award, which was pre... Read More

Husker softball rally comes up short against Illinois

Lincoln - The Nebraska softball team nearly mounted a remarkable comeback on Saturday afternoon, but the Huskers' rally fell just short in a 12-10 loss to Illinois in front of 990 fans at Bowlin Stadium. Nebraska trailed 10-0 following the top of ... Read More

Milkweed Planting Encouraged on Iowa CRP Acres to Improve Monarch Habitat

AMES, Iowa — Iowa farmers and landowners are encouraged to consider planting milkweed, the habitat of monarch butterflies, on their land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The Iowa office of the USDA Farm Service Agency, which a... Read More

Former FFA member donates money to address needs of agricultural education teachers

Herman Wilson of Houston, Texas was inspired by his agricultural education teacher in east Texas more than 62 years ago. That inspiration made an impact on him and his wife, and today they are giving back to ensure other students can have the same ex... Read More

U of Vermont team gets grant to study animal biosecurity

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) _ A team from the University of Vermont is helping lead a five-year $7.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to look for ways to reduce the impact of catastrophic disease outbreaks within the livestock industry.... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Saturday's Scores Final L-A Clippers 111 San Antonio 109 CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Cleveland vs. Chicago Monday, May 4: Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6: Chicago at Cl... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL PLAYOFFS SECOND ROUND (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Washington 1, N.Y. Rangers 0 Thursday, April 30: Washington 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 Saturday, May 2: Final N-Y Rangers 3 Washington 2 Monday, May 4: N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Wedn... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

Saturday's Scores AMERICAN LEAGUE Final N-Y Yankees 4 Boston 2 Final Minnesota 5 Chi White Sox 3 Final Toronto 11 Cleveland 4 Final Baltimore 4 Tampa Bay 0 Final Detroit 2 Kansas City 1 Final Houston 11 Seattle 4 Final Texas 8 Oakland 7... Read More

April economic report suggests slow growth ahead in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A new monthly survey report says April results suggest that slow economic growth remains ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states. The survey report issued Friday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose t... Read More