Craig Rowles grew up on an Iowa farm, and like a lot of farm kids, he's done his share of heavy lifting. "I know what that means to carry feed in 5-gallon buckets through the... more››
For more background on Republican River issues, go to NET News' Republican River Currents The Republican River winds through Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas. Along the way,... more››
If you just watched ads on TV, you might think that the biggest issues in the Nebraska U.S. Senate campaign are where Democrat Bob Kerrey has lived, or how Republican Deb Fischer... more››
Editor's note: This report is part of NET's science and environmental reporting project, QUEST Nebraska. The whine of the hydraulic lift on the back of a cargo truck is sweet... more››
When a cow is stressed from the heat, it can hurt a producer's bottom line. The animal eats less, meaning less mass for beef cattle. Dairy farmers can suffer a 10 percent to 20... more››
Crops are not the only things wilting in the sweltering summer of 2012; cattle, the largest animals on the farm, are also under stress. Some cattle producers are protecting... more››
It's a warm summer morning in Omaha. A team of teenagers adorned in green T-shirts is cleaning up tree and shrub debris south of 36th and F streets. Christopher Butler is one of... more››
It's not easy to convince people at the Winnebago Tribe Powwow to talk about politics and the upcoming election. It's not only talking over the steady, infectious rhythm of the... more››
Outside the abandoned ALCO discount store in Alliance, Neb., it looked like Black Friday. Dozens of people were camped out on a hot July night, sitting in lawn chairs, listening... more››
Nebraska will give companies about half a billion dollars in tax incentives under the "Nebraska Advantage" program over the next decade. Supporters say that's worth it for the... more››
Farm-based tourism attractions like u-pick berry patches, wine tastings, dude ranches and guided hunting trips have been in the Midwest for years - but California, Texas and... more››
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part Signature Story report on "The Future of Nebraska Energy." You can find part one here. Robert Byrnes' small farm near Lyons in... more››

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