Americans waste a staggering amount of food. Instead of letting it rot and wreck the environment, some entrepreneurs want to put it to work feeding insects, and see the potential... more››
Twenty years ago, a farmer in western Nebraska came upon the bones of a prehistoric elephant in his gravel pit. Learn how that discovery fits in to Nebraska’s rich... more››
Move over turkey. Step aside stuffing. Green Bean Casserole, an iconic Thanksgiving dish, turns 60 years old this year and it’s as popular as ever. Love it or loathe it, the... more››
Millions of women and children are victims of sex trafficking in India, according to U.S. state department estimates. Here is the story of one business that’s trying to help some... more››
There’s been bad news about Nebraska’s state budget recently. With low farm prices weakening tax receipts, the state is projected to face a $900 million budget shortfall over the... more››
If you’re looking for some good legal advice, you may have to look a little harder if you live in the country.  Attorneys are getting harder to come by in rural areas, but... more››
As another harvest season wraps up, Midwest farmers are once again facing low commodity prices amid enormous supplies of corn, soybeans and other crops. Agronomists can give... more››
As early childhood care costs and demand are on the rise, a new report shows how Nebraskans are responding to issues such as low worker wages and access to care. NET News talks... more››
For the last six years, conservation work in Nebraska has received help from a growing force of motivated volunteers known as Nebraska Master Naturalists. On a Saturday afternoon... more››
Many veterans making the tough transition home find a new sense of purpose in the field, tending to vegetables or livestock. They’re aided by groups like the Farmer Veteran... more››
Decades have passed since the war in Vietnam, but impacts and memories are still strong for the millions of Americans who fought there. On this Veterans Day, we report on lessons... more››
The days of Nebraskans being able to buy things online from out-of state companies without paying sales tax may be coming to an end – at least if the state’s brick-and-mortar... more››