Editor's note: at the bottom of this story see a video about growing native grasses on marginal land.In the parched, rolling hills of western Missouri, you might expect to see a... more››
Some Nebraska college students are finding one of the best ways to learn is to do something for others. Take as an example two University of Nebraska Kearney students: Zack... more››
There’s a particular stretch of Highway 2 near Ansley, Nebraska, running parallel to train tracks, that lazily winds through the Sandhills toward Broken Bow. It doesn’t seem like... more››
Farmers and weeds are in a constant competition. But when the herbicide called Roundup came along it gave farmers a clear edge. Now, after years of exposure, weeds are beginning... more››
In Nebraska’s Third Congressional District, three-term Republican Representative Adrian Smith is being challenged by political newcomer Mark Sullivan, a Democrat.It’s a big job.... more››
Gary Plunkett was giddy with anticipation.The farmer and seed dealer was harvesting corn near Maxwell, Iowa, and he was about to bring in his first-ever sample of a so-called... more››
The president of the Canadian development company behind plans for a niobium mine in southeast Nebraska told NET News he is  “definitely committed to developing” the ore deposits... more››
OMAHA, NEB. - “One day, all of a sudden, I woke up and I just couldn’t even get out of bed,” said Lynden Scahill of Lincoln, Neb. “I got out of bed finally and just fell on the... more››
Marv Fritz runs a 24-acre greenhouse in O’Neill, Neb., in the north-central part of the state. The seven-year-old greenhouse produces about 250,000 pounds of tomatoes a week... more››
LINCOLN, NEB. - Republican Deb Fischer and Democrat Bob Kerrey came together for their 3rd and final debate under the studio lights at NET in Lincoln on Monday night. The... more››
Nebraska State Sen. Amanda McGill was 26 years old when she was first elected to the legislature in 2006; Sen. Danielle Conrad was elected the same year at age 29.“When myself... more››
The current farm bill expired at the end of September and lawmakers didn’t pass a new one, thanks largely to election-year politics. Despite the partisan bickering in Washington... more››

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