Subsidized crop insurance is the centerpiece of federal farm support in the farm bill. Taxpayers pay a share of farmers’ premiums and underwrite crop insurance companies. To... more››
Drones are already being used in many ways, from the military to engineering to journalism.  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has created its own drone journalism lab to... more››
It’s been a tough year for Nebraska’s wheat farmers. This week the USDA reported more than half of the state’s winter wheat crop was in poor or very poor condition. Some farmers... more››
Storytelling is an ancient art that still lives on today in daily conversations, on long road trips, and around campfires. But it’s also present in school classrooms, and... more››
Community Supported Agriculture operations, CSAs, are a popular way small farms sell local food. For customers, they are a way to restore a connection to the foods they eat. For... more››
Last year, one of the largest Community Supported Agriculture share providers went bankrupt. The story behind why Grant Family Farms went bankrupt is complicated. But it also... more››
As a legislative committee gears up to study possible changes in the state’s tax system, Nebraskans are expressing a wide range of views. That range was on display outside a... more››
The foreign-born population of Nebraska has tripled since 1990, and almost 10 percent of working age Nebraskans are now foreign-born. But despite all the attention given to the... more››
Could the way men are portrayed in movies and other media make them feel bad about their bodies?  A new study by psychologists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says it’s not... more››
A project called Lexicon of Sustainability uses pictures of farmers and their own words to explore the meaning of certain farm methods. The California-based group recently came... more››
The Nebraska Constitution includes freedom of speech, but what about the freedom to farm? Every state has a right to farm law, but in some states farm groups claim their members... more››
The Nebraska Legislature wrapped up its work for the year this week. Lawmakers approved a budget that loosened the purse strings that were tightened in recent years, and took... more››