A June 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension field to table tour will give educators, nutritionists, health professionals, farmers and the public more information about breeding and growing organic wheat for bread quality and health.
Posted: 9:46 AM
Nebraska farmers are almost done with planting the corn crop and are making good process on finishing the soybeans.
Posted: 6:53 AM
The maker of the beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics says it's laying off 86 employees from its South Dakota corporate office, and company officials are blaming what it calls a "campaign of misinformation."
Posted: 4:22 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be fanning out across Nebraska next month to collect crop information on this year's harvest.
Posted: 3:33 PM
Property owners have until June 15 to apply for financial assistance in improving their land in one of four impaired Nebraska watersheds.
Posted: 6:57 AM
An agriculture chemical company faces a $102,000 federal penalty for mislabeling pesticides at facilities in Nebraska and Missouri.
Posted: 6:48 AM
Nebraska farmers have taken advantage of drier weather to get most of the corn planted and make good progress on the soybean crop.
Posted: 10:22 PM
A South Dakota beef company says it plans to close processing plants in three states because of the controversy surrounding a product that critics have dubbed "pink slime."
Posted: 10:18 PM
More than 40 speakers from around the world will offer diverse perspectives on water and food security at the fourth global Water for Food Conference, May 30-June 1, in Lincoln, Neb.
Posted: 5:16 PM
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension's Mid-Plains BEEF Educational Series begins in June at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.
Posted: 5:13 PM
The government plans to speed up the process for testing E. coli in meat, a move that will help authorities more quickly track the source of the deadly bacteria and hasten recalls.
Posted: 12:04 PM
Cameras are being installed along the Platte River to capture changes in the river basin.
Updated: 6:02 AM
Bayer CropScience has leased 400 acres in Seward County to develop a wheat breeding station.
Posted: 4:18 PM
Conserving water is becoming more and more important to Nebraska farmers, and tools to measure water use and a network of information sharing is helping that effort.
Updated: 5:24 AM
A southeast Nebraska county is joining the ranks of the state's "Livestock Friendly" areas.
Posted: 5:32 PM
Nebraska has issued an importation order for livestock entering the state from New Mexico after a confirmed case of a viral disease in a horse.
Posted: 6:19 PM
The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved a five-year, half-trillion-dollar plan to overhaul the nation's food and farm policies.
Posted: 8:42 AM
Nebraska farmers have taken advantage of drier fields to make progress on getting the corn crop planted.
Posted: 11:45 PM
Nebraskans are encouraged to plant trees and shrubs as windbreaks and to provide wildlife habitat.
Posted: 10:15 AM
Federal officials say the mad cow recently discovered in California had been euthanized after it became lame and started lying down.
Posted: 11:30 AM
Child labor groups say they are stunned and disappointed the Obama administration is backing off a plan to keep children from working in hazardous jobs on farms.
Posted: 11:19 AM
Under heavy pressure from farm groups, the Obama administration is dropping an effort to prevent children from doing hazardous work on farms owned by anyone other than their parents.
Updated: 11:20 AM
A 29-year-old man has died while working on a utility pole at a feedlot in northeast Nebraska.
Posted: 2:26 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture survey report for last week says about 14 percent of the expected corn crop has been planted, compared with 4 percent last year and 9 percent on average.
Posted: 8:18 PM
Mild temperatures and low precipitation levels could mean a record year for corn production.
Updated: 7:05 AM
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