Kansas and Nebraska’s dispute over the Republican River continues to head for a decision by the Supreme Court. The latest chapter in the border water battle comes as many farmers... more››
The 2012 to 2013 flu season is in full swing in Nebraska. It struck earlier than usual, and is sending around 500 Nebraskans a week to the doctor. The flu has been linked to at... more››
This year’s drought delivered a pricey punch to U.S. aquaculture, the business of raising fish like bass and catfish for food. A record hot and dry year in 2012 hurt many U.S.... more››
When it comes to contemporary art, forget paintbrushes, blocks of stone or pottery wheels; for some Nebraska artists, it’s all about supercomputers, lines of code and robots. But... more››
A biosecurity lab aimed at protecting the U.S. food supply continues to run into opposition. In Manhattan, Kan., the site of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is still... more››
The world’s largest retailer is muscling in on one of the fastest growing segments of American agriculture - local food. There’s no doubt this move has shaken up the food supply... more››
A passion for juvenile justice kept County Court Judge Gerald Rouse in the same job for more than forty years.  Upon his retirement he reflects on four decades of changes in the... more››
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan led to groundbreaking innovations in new technologies. Many of those advances came in the form of unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs. In February... more››
The Nebraska Legislature begins its 2013 session Wednesday without a looming crisis facing the state. Nevertheless, lawmakers will have to make some big decisions about the... more››
The Food and Drug Administration recently unveiled the first batch of its new food safety rules. These regulations—covering everything from sanitation to record-keeping—are being... more››
2012 was a drought year for  the record books. It was the warmest year ever recorded in Des Moines, Iowa, Topeka, Kansas, and Columbia, Missouri and the driest ever in Grand... more››
Nebraska’s economy appears to be healthy as we enter the new year. That’s the opinion of economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of... more››