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SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Centers to Close in Fremont

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA will close its Fremont Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Dodge County at 6 p.m. on Thursday... Read More

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Brandon Benitz hosts a special “Chat with the Chancellor” segment this week.  For the final time, he's joined by Dr. Hank Bounds, the outgoing President of the University of Nebraska system. We chat about the appointment of a 23-member Presid... Read More

Investing in an Aggie internship

CURTIS, Neb. - A summer internship can be an important part of a college student’s education. Faculty supervising student internships report that the job experience provides many benefits. By applying skills in a real-life setting, students deve... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about the 23-membe... Read More

NASS releases Census of Agriculture Congressional District Profiles and Rankings

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the Congressional District Profiles and Rankings from the 2017 Census of Agriculture on the NASS website. This summary presents data by congressio... Read More

WATCH LIVE: Trooper Jerry Smith funeral service

Live coverage of the Memorial Service for Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Jerry Smith (Badge #373), who was killed in the line of duty in Morrill County, Nebraska on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Live from Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff. ... Read More

Linking NCTA in Nebraska and around the globe

CURTIS, Neb. - Now that summer is officially upon us and July is around the corner, this week we bid farewell to the 2019 group of NCTA-UNL agricultural scholars. The 50 students from Rwanda conclude their NCTA experience on Thursday. They will re... Read More

Nebraska archeologists hope to find nothing in flooded farms

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Archeologists surveying recently flooded Nebraska farms are hoping — for once — to not find anything historically significant as such a discovery could delay federal aid to the beleaguered farmers. After the massive sprin... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by a special guest, Dr. Ronnie Green, the Chancellor of University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This week, we chat about... Read More

Minimal tuition increases highlight lean 2019-20 University budget

Most Nebraska undergraduates would pay $5 to $7 more per credit hour each of the next two years under a proposed operating budget released today by University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds. The proposed 2019-20 budget, which will be considered b... Read More

President Donald J. Trump Approves Disaster Declaration for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and ordered Federal aid to supplement the Tribe’s efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from March 13 to April 1, 2019. Federal... Read More

Ruiz Foods Products Inc. Recalls Bacon Breakfast Wrap Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON – Ruiz Foods Products Inc., a Denison, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) breakfast wrap products containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, speci... Read More

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Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” segment here in the Summer 2019 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, Chancellor Kristensen tal... Read More

Ricketts Urges Ag Producers, Business Leaders to Join Upcoming Trade Mission to Vietnam & Japan

Governor Pete Ricketts wants to remind farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness leaders interested in attending the Governor’s September trade mission to Vietnam and Japan that the deadline to register is June 30, 2019. “Vietnam is one of the fastest... Read More