It’s hard work for a group to gather enough signatures on a petition to get an issue on the ballot in Nebraska.Getting voters to approve it is even harder.Since statewide ballot... more››
Supporters of Nebraska’s death penalty turned in what they hope are more than enough petition signatures Wednesday to put the issue on the ballot for voters to decide next year.... more››
It's been a big water year on the Platte. This year’s wet spring sent as much water down the Platte River in two months as usually passes through in an average year.Standing on... more››
The ability to store energy could revolutionize the way we make and use electricity. But for many utility companies and regular folks, energy storage is still way out of reach. ... more››
While other manufacturing industries have turned to robots and automated machinery, meatpacking hasn’t. The lack of robots in meat processing gives insight into the limits of the... more››
In My Farm Roots, Harvest Public Media shares the experience of what it’s like to be a farm kid in 2015 by asking a few of them to tell their stories. Farm folks are known to be... more››
Consumers might seek out organic food for its purity, but, among farmers, organic has a different meaning. There is sometimes a stigma against organic corn and soybean growers... more››
In the last three years, electricity generated by wind in Nebraska has more than doubled. And with the Environmental Protection Agency requiring big cuts in future carbon... more››
The 456th Bombardment Group was created in June 1943 for combat operations over Europe during World War II. 72 years later, only a handful of its former servicemen remain.... more››
A group of 60 doctors in Grand Island says they want to build a new hospital. The move stems from a dispute with the owner of the city's current hospital.Catholic Health... more››
Monsanto, the world’s largest seed company, is attempting to buy up the chemical operations of Syngenta, the world’s largest producer of pesticides and other farm inputs. The... more››
In My Farm Roots, Harvest Public Media shares the stories of what it’s like to be a farm kid in 2015 by asking a few of them to tell their stories. In the Midwest, agriculture... more››

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