In September President Trump announced an end to the controversial Obama-era DACA program. It provides deportation protection and other benefits to thousands of immigrants... more››
Large farm groups say there is a shortage of farm labor in the U.S. and it has reached crisis levels. A proposal is working through Congress to increase the number of immigrant... more››
Nebraska regulators plan to announce their decision next week on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline route across the state.The Nebraska Public Service Commission will announce... more››
In the hopes of not repeating a problematic year for soybean crops, farmers across the U.S. are deciding how best to protect their crops and their livelihood next year from drift... more››
The Vietnam War figured prominently in the lives of many Americans, including those living on the Great Plains.On today's show we’ll hear how one Nebraska veteran remembers the... more››
The World Health Organization released recommendations this week to curb the use of antibiotics on farms. The United Nations’ public health agency says using fewer antibiotics to... more››
The last time the city of Lincoln faced serious water restrictions was the record-setting hot and dry year of 2012. With more drought likely in Nebraska’s future, how is the... more››
As Nebraska state prison officials scramble to keep employees on the job and locate new recruits, the state Legislature will be advancing proposals to increase pay.Governor Pete... more››
A project that sends water to Kansas to keep Nebraska out of legal trouble is running into complaints from some neighbors, upset about tumbleweeds -- and taxes. On a blustery... more››
The Trump administration is following up on promises to ease agriculture industry regulations. The latest rule to be withdrawn would have made it easier for producers to raise... more››
It’s not cheap to treat water that’s been polluted by farm runoff, and cities surrounded by farmland are concerned the cost is going to keep increasing. In Des Moines, Iowa, how... more››
When it comes to rebuilding war-torn countries, the international community relies on NGOs, nongovernmental organizations, for a lot of the heavy lifting. But a University of... more››