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Trucking Foundation committee awards $21,000 community college scholarships

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Trucking Foundation Board of Trustees awarded 14 scholarships of $1,500 each to support students pursuing careers in professional truck driving or diesel technology. T... Read More

Rural Mainstreet Index Hurt by Trade Concerns

The Rural Mainstreet Index, which measures the economic outlook in rural America, was hit hard by rural bankers who expressed concerns about trade tensions and their effect on the farm economy. “An unresolved North American Free Trade Agreement ... Read More

Earth Day Everyday

On Earth Day we celebrate the farmers, ranchers and foresters who’ve arranged their lives and livelihoods to improve the environment for us all. Every single day, these environmental stewards demonstrate that agriculture can be productive and regen... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” here in the Spring 2018 semester by talking with Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about "Celebrating Excellence Retireme... Read More

AG YOUTH COUNCIL CONNECTS CITY KIDS TO LIFE ON FARM

LINCOLN –This week, the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC) will introduce elementary-school students in the city to life on the farm. The NAYC’s annual Urban Youth Farm Tour connects students from Lincoln with nearby farmers and ranchers ... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces Primary Endorsements

LINCOLN, NE—NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska’s second largest general farm organization with over 3,500 farm and ranch families announced its Primary endorsements.  Additional endorsements will b... Read More

(Video) Governor Ricketts proclaims Rodeo Week in Nebraska

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts  proclaimed Rodeo Week in Nebraska while horseback with members of the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association. Before signing the proclamation,  Governor Ricketts sited Nebraska's rich agriculture roots and wes... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Welcomes South Korea’s Consul-General to Nebraska

Governor Pete Ricketts hosted South Korea’s Consul-General Jong-Kook Lee at the Nebraska State Capitol. Consul-General Lee serves at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago, which oversees 13 states in the American Midwest. “... Read More

New Memorial to Accompany Central Nebraska Veterans Home in Kearney

The Central Nebraska Veterans Home now under construction in Kearney will have a huge beautiful Veterans Memorial thanks to the efforts of several Central Nebraska communities. The city of Kearney and several local organizations and corporations have... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Signs Animal Massage Occupational Licensing Reform Bill

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a ceremonial signing event for LB 596, which exempts equine, cat, and dog massage practices from licensure and regulation, into law.  LB 596 was introduced by State Senator Mike Groene of North Platt... Read More

Nebraska State Fair to launch custom license plate

Grand Island, NE— Nebraska State Fair, in collaboration with the Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation, will launch a custom license plate featuring a nighttime panoramic view of the midway during the annual state fair as soon as the minimum number o... Read More