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NIC earns international award as best ‘new’ research campus

Reflecting five years of momentum, Nebraska Innovation Campus was honored with the Emerging Research Park Award from the Association of University Research Parks on Oct. 6. The award, among several... Read More


Brandon Benitz is once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, for our weekly “Chat with the Chancellor”, here in the Fall 2017 semester. UNK is in the process of consolidating from 4 colleges ... Read More

CME Group declares victory over cattle market volatility

CHICAGO (Reuters) - CME Group Inc (CME.O) plans no further moves to reduce volatility in its cattle futures market, after making a series of changes to rein in wild price swings that drove away hedgers, a managing director said on Wednesday. Over th... Read More

Husker-led E. coli research wins USDA award

LINCOLN — A seven-year national research project led by Nebraska scientists will be recognized today (October 12) for its efforts to reduce food-borne illness caused by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli. The Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) o... Read More

Farmer Appreciation in Alma

ALMA - National Farmer's Day falls on Thursday, Oct 12. The day has traditionally been a day to recognize farmers and thank them for all of their endless hard work. Harlan County Health System celebrated by delivering 30 sack lunches to farmers at... Read More

Student Scientists Invited to Apply for Scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference

The National Biodiesel Board is offering scholarships for students interested in attending the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 22 – 25 in Fort Worth, Texas. The application process for no cost registration, travel scholarships, bi... Read More

Wheat Growers Voice Support for Crop Insurance

Opponents of agriculture recently gathered in Washington, D.C., to strategize for ways to dismantle farm policies in the upcoming Farm Bill. Crop insurance was among their targets – specifically making insurance protection less affordable and av... Read More

USDA Reports Preview

Some of you who watched the NFL's Monday Night Football game this week (the Minnesota Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 20-17, if you're interested) were probably doing so just to see the premier of the trailer for the new Star Wars movie, "The Last Jed... Read More

R-CALF USA to Hold Meetings in Nebraska

Bill Bullard, R-CALF CEO and Tatum Lee, R-CALF Development Director will be in Nebraska next week having 2 meetings! October 19th in Valentine, NE ---Rollover Auction benefiting R-CALF USA. Calf donated by Kenny & Roxie Fox---MEETING to follo... Read More

West Nile Virus  Positive Horse SWNPHD Health District

  The first positive West Nile Virus horse has been reported in the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) nine county health district for 2017. “Horses cannot transmit West Nile Virus to other horses, animals or to humans.... Read More

Specialty Crop Survey Results Complete

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Recent years have seen increased enthusiasm for specialty crop agriculture, and opportunities for growth exist in this sector of agriculture throughout Kansas. To support and expand this growth in the specialty crop industry, the ... Read More