Most young people get into agriculture by becoming a part of the family operation. It’s been this way as long as Nebraskans have been farming and ranching. But there are many... more››
For Leo Biga, an Omaha based journalist and film buff, it could not have been a better moment.Alexander Payne was driving Biga back from one of the final screenings of his latest... more››
The recession hit Americans across the country, but its effect on each generation varied drastically; as a result, there’s a marked difference among how Baby Boomers, Gen X and... more››
Conventional wisdom says if there is less grass on the ranch, the problem is too many cows. But that is not always the case. Researchers believe the plodding hooves of cattle may... more››
The world’s soil is in eroding away, even in the fertile Midwest, and what happens next has implications for agriculture and the environment. Researchers are hoping native... more››
While Americans debate federal surveillance of private communications, law enforcement agencies across the nation, including in Nebraska, are scanning people’s license plates.... more››
A new study by the Washington-based Pew Research Center shows there are shortages of dentists across the nation. Those shortages are limiting the access to dental care for... more››
In 2006, Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted the largest workplace raid in the nation’s history, sweeping meat packing plants across six states—including one in Grand... more››
Tourism in Nebraska is a multi-billion dollar industry. However, a recent study by the Nebraska Tourism Commission shows many people, including Nebraskans, don’t think of the... more››
Thieves look for metal because it is easily sold and hard to trace. The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports metal thefts have increased 36 percent since 2010. In rural areas... more››
After foregoing insecticides for a decade, some corn growers are returning to powerful chemicals to control their No. 1 pest, the corn rootworm. That’s because the insect has... more››
As medical marijuana finds greater acceptance in Colorado, individuals who use cannabis in Nebraska claim to have benefited from its increased availability and potency.  Users... more››