In recent years, farmers in the Midwest have transformed millions of acres of prairie grass to rows of corn. High crop prices are a big motivation, but some also believe crop... more››
Editor's note: If you want to try to sign up to the health care exchange by telephone, the number is 1-800-318-2596The health care exchange, where people are supposed to be able... more››
The U.S. Department of Agriculture was forced to send home tens of thousands of employees because of Tuesday’s government shutdown. As a result, the agriculture department and... more››
The National Pork Board’s work is supported through a check-off program paid into by hog farmers. That funding helps pay for scientific research to improve the $20 billion... more››
A local battle is brewing over the future of one of Nebraska’s most visible attractions, the Great Platte River Road Archway, which spans I-80 near Kearney. The question? In the... more››
While the nation’s economy slumped over the last five years, companies making farm equipment did remarkably well. But falling commodity prices and the potential loss of a major... more››
A mysterious, and potentially explosive, foam sometimes forms on manure stored beneath hog confinement buildings. It’s being blamed for flash fires and explosions. Both farmers... more››
Nebraska ranks high nationally for wind energy potential, but lags behind neighboring states in wind generation. It also hosts millions of migrating birds every year, including... more››
More and more young people in Nebraska are concerned about what they're buying - but not necessarily just about the price or quality. They're also concerned about how products... more››
Parents and recreational drug users are being warned:  man-made products promising a high similar to marijuana may cause serious harm.  It is a recurring issue since ‘synthetic... more››
The farm bill expires soon but Congress is currently occupied by other debates over the budget and the debt ceiling. What are farmers to do? Farmville, the popular Facebook game... more››
What could be the country’s largest herd of domesticated water buffalo makes its home in a Colorado state prison. At the unusual dairy operation, past the razor-wire fences,... more››

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