When Congress recessed for the election season without passing a new farm bill, many observers thought farmers would demand explanations as campaign trails blazed through small... more››
70 percent of Americans age 18 and older shop online – and that number is only expected to increase, according to a 2012 report from Forrester Research. But to reach those... more››
While many farmers were bringing in this year’s harvest, they were also planting cover crops to grow over the winter. Cover crops are becoming more popular across the Midwest... more››
Schools across the U.S. are making room for more fruits and vegetables on lunch trays by serving less meat and bread. The nationwide changes are meant to counter childhood... more››
Food safety officials would like to be able to find where unsafe food comes from and where it is going before people get sick. Doing that quickly is complicated, particularly for... more››
Taxes, spending and our trillion dollar federal budget deficit; how government collects and spends money has been on the minds of Nebraskans recording videos at libraries,... more››
Since March, Nebraskans have recorded videos on a variety of subjects for the NET News “Voter Voices” project. They’ve recorded at libraries throughout the state, as well as... more››
Nebraskans will be asked to vote next month on four changes proposed to the state’s constitution: extending term limits, raising senators’ pay, allowing impeachment for campaign... more››
In a substantive and spirited hour, incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Terry met with Democratic challenger John Ewing in Omaha Monday night. It was the first of two debates... more››
When five Lincoln residents gathered for the latest NET News Voter Voices discussion, it wasn’t difficult to get a wide range of opinions.  These were all regular patrons of the... more››
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››