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October 27, 2015
Americans eat more chicken than any other meat, an average of 89 pounds a year.That enormous demand for a high protein source that’s considered... more››
October 27, 2015
Teachers from the baby boom generation are retiring – and that’s causing problems for schools across Nebraska and beyond.  The northwest... more››
October 26, 2015
A few years ago, alpacas looked like the next hot thing coming to backyard farmers. Alpaca investors sank thousands of dollars into top-of-the-line... more››
October 23, 2015
Nitrogen fertilizer on farm fields helps crops grow. But if there’s too much left over in the soil, it can pollute water supplies as nitrates. A big... more››
October 21, 2015
A rate hike approved Wednesday for some Nebraska Public Power District electricity customers is likely to be challenged in court.Meeting in Grand... more››
October 19, 2015
Meatpacking plants offer a decent paycheck to refugees and immigrants. Many meatpacking towns haven’t hosted diverse populations in the past, but... more››
October 16, 2015
The debate has continued in Nebraska for several years over what students should be learning about sex in public schools. Being a teenager is... more››
October 15, 2015
Four lakes in Nebraska started autumn with a summertime problem. In years past persistent blooms of toxic blue-green algae and E. coli would have... more››
October 12, 2015
Plowing farmland can help farmers deal with pests or control weeds, but it can also deplete moisture and nutrients in the soil. Generations of... more››
October 9, 2015
It takes a massive amount of resources to produce our beef, chicken and pork. Some savvy entrepreneurs see that as an opportunity to offer up... more››