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October 12, 2015
Plowing farmland can help farmers deal with pests or control weeds, but it can also deplete moisture and nutrients in the soil. Generations of... more››
October 9, 2015
The population of monarch butterflies has declined dramatically; so much that the iconic insect is being considered for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife... more››
October 9, 2015
It takes a massive amount of resources to produce our beef, chicken and pork. Some savvy entrepreneurs see that as an opportunity to offer up... more››
October 8, 2015
The Nebraska Public Power District is proposing a rate increase that some customers are calling unfair. Others say it’s the only fair way to cover... more››
October 8, 2015
While the average American eats hundreds of pounds of meat every year, U.S. consumers are starting to cut back as health experts learn more about... more››
October 7, 2015
The antibiotics we depend on to defeat infections are in crisis, and the meat industry is partially responsible. Rules meant to target that part of... more››
October 6, 2015
The world’s appetite for meat helps shape the Corn Belt. Farmers planted close to 90 million acres of corn this season. A lot of that gigantic crop... more››
October 5, 2015
When most Americans sit down to dinner, meat is often on the table. That’s a custom the growing global middle class is beginning to adopt. As more... more››
October 2, 2015
China’s rapid industrialization and economic expansion over the past few decades has been a boon for U.S. farmers — especially soybean farmers. But... more››
October 2, 2015
The announcement that ConAgra will leave its longtime headquarters in Omaha and move to Chicago is a jolt to the state’s business scene. The company... more››