Input needed on Targeted Grazing Survey

Input needed on Targeted Grazing Survey

The American Sheep Industry Association is writing a second volume of the Targeted Grazing Handbook that was first published in 2006. The purpose of this volume is to provide practical information to individuals considering the use of targeted grazing either in their personal operation or as a service to others. In addition,…
UNL Receives Federal Grant to Support Research and STEM Education

UNL Receives Federal Grant to Support Research and STEM Education

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the National Science Foundation announced that the University of Nebraska – Lincoln is receiving a $593,240 federal award to support research into a novel manufacturing process that could enhance water purification, gas and liquid…
New collection Recognizes Raz as Poet and Nebraska Literary Lion

New collection Recognizes Raz as Poet and Nebraska Literary Lion

As well as demonstrating her virtuosity, a newly published Hilda Raz poetry collection pays tribute to her contributions to Nebraska’s cultural landscape as longtime editor of the nationally regarded Prairie Schooner literary quarterly. “Letter from a Place I’ve Never Been: New and Collected Poems, 1986-2020” was edited by Kwame Dawes,…
NSP Troopers to Aid Texas in Border Crisis Management

NSP Troopers to Aid Texas in Border Crisis Management

Governor Pete Ricketts today announced that Nebraska would be sending Nebraska State Patrol troopers to Texas in response to a request for support in managing the ongoing crisis in communities along the border of the United States and Mexico. “Nebraska is stepping up to help Texas respond to the ongoing…
Nebraska Engineering Students Craft Prosthetic for Cat

Nebraska Engineering Students Craft Prosthetic for Cat

Olive may have nine lives, but she had just three legs. Until the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Abby Smith, Harrison Grasso and three fellow seniors in biological systems engineering put in the legwork that gave her another to stand on, that is. With the help of a 3D printer at Nebraska…
Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Intent to Nominate Representative Xochitl Torres Small

Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Intent to Nominate Representative Xochitl Torres Small

WASHINGTON – “Representative Xochitl Torres Small’s nomination to serve as Under Secretary for Rural Development reflects the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to advancing rural prosperity. Her nomination is responsive to rural stakeholders and Congress; both have emphasized the importance of having a dedicated advocate for rural communities among the Department’s Subcabinet. As the…
Regional West Physicians Clinic Offering Sports Physicals this Summer

Regional West Physicians Clinic Offering Sports Physicals this Summer

Regional West Physicians Clinic-Family Medicine and Urgent Care are now offering sports physicals for area athletes in grades 8 through 12 for $45, or use your insurance wellness benefit for a well-child exam. Talk to your provider, physician, nurse, or front office staff at Regional West to find the option…
June 26 is Curtis Aggies Day

June 26 is Curtis Aggies Day

CURTIS, Neb. – All Curtis Aggies high school and college alumni, along with former faculty, staff and administrators and friends are invited to the Curtis Aggies Alumni Day at NCTA on Saturday, June 26. “The daytime event is open to all to visit campus, tour and see what’s new, and…