• UN-L leads research into heat-tolerant crops

    Harkamal Walia, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the affects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice.

  • What producers should know about gluten sensitivity

    Gluten-free diets are a booming fad across America and much of the developed world.

  • Taxes, trade, on NFB priorities list

    Improving Nebraska’s tax system to reduce the overreliance on property taxes and expanding markets for Nebraska agricultural commodities through international trade are among the list of policy priorities adopted by the Nebraska Farm Bureau’s State Board of Directors during the organization’s board meeting held Aug. 8 in Norfolk.

  • New book touts economic benefits of organic ag

    The significant and long-lasting economic benefits that organic agriculture can offer local communities are featured in an important new publication released Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors, The new book, Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities, is a compilation of research, essays and reports exploring how the growing popularity of locally sourced food can be harnessed to boost economic opportunities for rural and urban communities.

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Young farmer outlines priorities for NAFTA modernization before House Subcommittee

York County Farm Bureau President Jason Perdue outlined a series of key agriculture objectives for modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Trade Su

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South Dakota beef specialist to serve as bridge in feedlot specialist position

Dr. Robbi Pritchard, noted feedlot nutrition and management professor from South Dakota State University, has been contracted to help guide the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research Feedlot north of Scottsbluff until a replacement is hired for Dr. Mat

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Explore the good life in the Cornhusker State

It’s July in Nebraska, which means you can see corn and soybeans maturing and county fair season is right around the corner.

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Pilot program has teens as teachers for elementary students

A pair of Scottsbluff High School Students, one who graduated in 2017 and one who will be a senior in the fall, are exchanging roles this summer, becoming teachers to younger students at a Scottsbluff elementary school.

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‘Lucky Me’ at Theatre West

Theatre West Summer Repertory invites the community to the upcoming production of “Lucky Me.”

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