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R. L. Zeigler Co., Inc. Recalls Chicken and Pork Red Hot Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON – R. L. Zeigler Co., Inc., a Selma, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 11,664 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) poultry and meat sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. De... Read More

A peaceful Aggie campus

CURTIS, Neb. - This is a quiet time on the NCTA campus with most members of our college community at home with family enjoying the holidays and catching up on family events. However, responsibilities continue at the Nebraska College of Technical A... Read More

'Shop local' movement drives sales of American-made yarn

It began when Debbie McDermott allowed her daughter Jamie to raise two sheep for a 4-H project. Eventually, her 165-year-old farm was transformed into a successful, family-run, custom fiber processing mill. McDermott's Stonehedge Fiber Mill, which... Read More

Chemistry – a benefit to all majors

Courtesy/ Mid Plains Community College. Mid-Plains Community College student Kayla Harrison, of Richmond, British Columbia, and chemistry instructor Layne Sarvela, watch as student Laura Mata Garcia, of Barcelona, Spain, conducts a chemistry experim... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Fall 2018 semester.  He's once again joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This week, we talk about the Board of R... Read More

New Farm Bill is good news for conservation in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, more widely known as the Farm Bill, will increase overall funding for conservation programs in Nebraska. “In Nebraska, almost all wildlife habitat – and therefore almost all habitat i... Read More

Rural bankers survey climbs back up to growth level

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states suggests the regional economy is growing. The overall index of the Creighton University Rural Mainstreet survey for December climbed back above growth ... Read More

Butler County's

DAVID CITY, Neb. - The annual "Stuff the Cruiser" with the Butler County Sheriff's Department was once again a huge success. Courtesy Cheri Meysenburg, Communications Supervisor & one of the event coordinators, said so the community stepp... Read More

As farmers age, physical changes can lead to greater injury risk

Weakened bones, slower reflexes, changes in memory, vision and hearing can take a toll Wrinkles aren’t the only thing that come with an aging body. No one – including farmers – is immune from the cardiovascular changes, weakened bones, slo... Read More


Brandon Benitz continues his weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Fall 2018 semester. He's once again joined by a special guest, the President of the University of Nebraska system, Dr. Hank Bounds. This week, we talk about the ... Read More

Prescribed burn training workshops scheduled

LINCOLN, Neb. – Pheasants Forever and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host prescribed burn training workshops across the state early in 2019. These workshops will provide guidance and instruction for completing safe and effective pre... Read More

Farm Credit Services of America to Distribute 2018 Cash-Back Dividend of 90 Basis Points for Total Payout of Approximately $230 Million

OMAHA, Nebraska – At a time when agricultural producers face economic challenges, Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) has approved its largest cash-back dividend to date. The financial cooperative’s eligible customer-owners will recei... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Names 2019 Leadership Academy Class

LINCOLN, NEB. Ten farmers and ranchers from across Nebraska have been selected for Nebraska Farm Bureau’s 2019 Leadership Academy. The selected farmers and ranchers will begin a year-long program starting Jan. 24-25 at the Holiday Inn in Kearney. ... Read More

(Video) Silver bells, silver bells. It’s Christmas time in the capital city.

Silver bells, silver bells. It's Christmas time in the capital city. At the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda on Sunday, dozens of Nebraskans gathered for the 71st annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Ring-a-ling, hear them ring The ceremony was ... Read More