The dairy industry is more efficient than ever, but ramping up production is costly and often out of reach for some small dairies. That's one reason why more than half of the... more››
Is it possible to make a contest based on debate over the great ethical dilemmas of our time? Not only is the answer “yes,” but a team of students from the University of Nebraska... more››
Used wisely, risk management tools can insulate farmers from price swings. But learning the markets can be hard. That's why some farmers are using an online game to sharpen their... more››
Distracted driving is an important concern affecting safety on the road.  It's one of the key elements of a package of vehicle safety legislation introduced this session in the... more››
The average age of American farmers has been climbing for decades, and many say rural towns are at-risk without new blood. There are enough people who want to farm, but there’s... more››
Nebraska’s immigrant population is increasing. According to the most recent census data, foreign-born people calling Nebraska home make up about six percent of the state’s total... more››
Residents across the Midwest are struggling with tight propane supplies, especially in this cold winter. Ballooning propane prices are making life difficult for poultry and hog... more››
When it comes to keeping data secure, farmers are worried about some of the same issues as the rest of us. Precision data from the farm could help drive new levels of... more››
The Nebraska State Legislature will consider a plan to reform the state’s guardianship system. The bill (LB 920) advanced by the Judiciary Committee would budget around $1... more››
With the price of farmland at record levels across the Corn Belt, many farmers have been renting acres to plant. Now, with grain prices down, farmers who depend on renting risk... more››
When President Obama signs the new farm bill into law, both farmers and food stamp advocates will give a sigh of relief. Passing the legislation was an up and down process, and... more››
The movie “The Monuments Men” opens Friday, Feb. 7. It’s the story of an unlikely platoon of soldiers sent to Europe toward the end of World War II to rescue art masterpieces. It... more››

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