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 The latest rule to be withdrawn would have made it easier for producers to raise...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››
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue was in Omaha, Nebraska, Monday to add to his top staff at the Department of Agriculture. He also discussed recent Trump administration... more››
When we talk about working with the land, sometimes that means literally getting your hands dirty. And sometimes, it means knowing the differences in the dirt itself.Many... more››
Some of the best places to generate wind energy in Nebraska are also home to many species of grassland birds. New research offers a better understanding of how one prairie bird... more››
The tech sector in Lincoln and elsewhere in Nebraska is booming, and some companies are having a hard time attracting employees. There are some reasons why, and things being done... more››
When should a juvenile accused of a crime be treated like an adult?Juvenile and county court judges make that call inside courtrooms across Nebraska. They’ll tell you it’s not... more››
Update: On Oct. 20th, 2017, Bluestem Energy Solutions, LLC asked to withdraw its application to build a gas-fired power plant in Beatrice, NE. The company said while it disagreed... more››
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited Nebraska Friday.Participants in a meeting with Pruitt held at the governor’s mansion said he talked about his... more››
National Endowment for the Humanities Acting Chairman Jon Peede was in Omaha recently, his second visit away from Washington D.C. since he was appointed to the role by President... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Thursday he is appointing Theresa Thibodeau to replace Sen. Joni Craighead in the Nebraska Legislature.  Craighead resigned her position.  Thibodeau... more››