High corn prices and low demand for ethanol have shut down ethanol plants in at least 13 states, including Nebraska, over recent months. The industry is trying to change the... more››
Spending too much time on your smartphone or tablet computer can be a pain in the neck – literally. Looking down for too long sending text messages or reading a new e-book can... more››
High-grade medical marijuana, legal in Colorado, is “flooding” Nebraska where the drug remains illegal, according to law enforcement agencies.  The impact is being seen,... more››
Health-conscious consumers like raw milk cheese because it retains living microorganisms. But it is also getting more attention from state and federal regulators because, if... more››
Neurofibromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in the world. An estimated 100,000 Americans have it, impacting people of all races, genders, and socioeconomic status. Even... more››
Those who come first pave the way for those who follow – and as roles for women in Nebraska have changed, so has their participation in business. Female entrepreneurs and... more››
The number of women-owned businesses has increased by 54 percent in the last 15 years, but women still lag behind. Nebraska female business owners and entrepreneurs say the... more››
When a group of small farmers in the southeastern U.S. banded together to sue a powerful dairy cooperative a few years ago, many hoped the case would bring big changes to the... more››
In the wake of several recent mass shootings, the topic of gun control is once again at the forefront in politics.  Gun rights advocates are quick to point out things like... more››
Past seed innovations have pushed the boundaries of what the land can produce. The question that drives seed company executives and farmers alike is whether it is possible to... more››
Farmers would love to keep using their favorite seeds in generic form – saving money while getting the same biotech benefits. But they may find a limited window of opportunity... more››
The vast majority of the corn and soybeans in the United States grow from seeds that have been genetically modified. The technology is barely 30 years old and the controversy... more››

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