The antibiotics we depend on to defeat infections are in crisis, and the meat industry is partially responsible. Rules meant to target that part of the problem are coming, but as... more››
The world’s appetite for meat helps shape the Corn Belt. Farmers planted close to 90 million acres of corn this season. A lot of that gigantic crop will go to fatten up the... more››
When most Americans sit down to dinner, meat is often on the table. That’s a custom the growing global middle class is beginning to adopt. As more meat eaters come along, farmers... more››
China’s rapid industrialization and economic expansion over the past few decades has been a boon for U.S. farmers — especially soybean farmers. But China’s economy is slowing... more››
The announcement that ConAgra will leave its longtime headquarters in Omaha and move to Chicago is a jolt to the state’s business scene. The company is known for popular brands... more››
Historian David Reynolds' lecture and audience question and answer recorded Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha. "World War One: Remembering... more››
ConAgra has announced it is moving its headquarters out of downtown Omaha to downtown Chicago. When it does, the city will lose more than a thousand jobs and a longtime corporate... more››
Throughout the late 1950’s and early 60’s, 12 Atlas F intercontinental ballistic missile sites were constructed and operated around the Lincoln Air Force Base in eastern Nebraska... more››
A committee of the Nebraska Legislature is wrestling with who should be responsible for overseeing regulation of the oil industry in this state. It’s a task that has implications... more››
TransCanada, the pipeline company that wants to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline across Nebraska, announced Tuesday it will restart its application process for approval of its... more››
What can a new sports arena mean for a university and the economy of a city? The University of Nebraska at Omaha will find out when its new Baxter Arena on its south campus opens... more››
Farmers are used to playing the commodity markets when they sell their crop. But a different kind of market could be emerging. Federal regulators are advancing the idea of... more››