Will the transition from coal to renewables threaten the reliability of our nation's energy grid?  Inside Energy explores what’s wrong with the grid and what needs to be done to... more››
About 10,000 people are homeless in Nebraska each year. Recently two names dropped off that list, an Omaha couple who were living in a tent camp. In February we introduced you to... more››
Landcover 6K is an international project comprised of researchers examining how adaptations of landscapes by humans throughout history might have had an impact on today's climate... more››
In the U.S., farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year to protect their crops from weeds and insect damage. But sometimes those chemicals drift onto... more››
For this year’s My Farm Roots, Harvest Public Media is sharing stories from farm kids about what it’s like growing up in a changing rural America. Midwest kids have a strong... more››
Smart meters were supposed to transform the nation's electricity grid.  But has that happened? Where is that smart grid?  Inside Energy explores what’s wrong with the grid and... more››
Every day, we rely on people with a Commercial Driver’s License—or C-D-L—to deliver the food we eat, the clothes we wear, and the gas we put in our cars. The Nebraska Department... more››
Technology has transformed farming, one of the Midwest’s biggest industries. Equipment is larger while fewer people are now needed to actually work the farm field. But, at the... more››
Our electricity system is a complicated machine, And one complication is the infrastructure needed to keep our power running smoothly -- people don't want it in their backyards.... more››
Farmers count on chemical herbicides to keep their fields weed-free. But exposure to weed-killing chemicals could come at a cost. Scientists recently looked at two of the most... more››
Is there a link between what kids watch on TV and the type of person they'll grow up to be? NET News’ Ben Bohall talks with a former University of Nebraska-Lincoln and current... more››
Many of the more than 3 million migrant farm workers who plant and pick the fruits and vegetables we eat live on the farms they work for. But the rules governing farmworker... more››