Last year, much of the country, including Nebraska, saw the hottest year on record, along with an ongoing drought. Climate change scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig of the NASA Goddard... more››
Americans like eggs. We consume about 250 eggs per person each year. However, the poultry business is often criticized for how it cares for the millions of hens that lay all... more››
Across the country people are eating fewer potatoes. Talk with a potato grower and they’ll blame anti-carb diets. To reverse the trend, the potato industry is giving the... more››
A former Nebraska teacher, state senator and business person is now living in the poverty-stricken country of Kenya.  David Bernard-Stevens is teaching leadership skills to... more››
More than 20 years after joining the endangered species list, the pallid sturgeon is treading water. The population is stable, but not recovering. But any plans to rebuild the... more››
Outdoor recreation brings close to $6 billion to Nebraska every year. That industry is fueled by people participating in activities like hiking, hunting, waterskiing, and bird... more››
A growing number of hog farmers are going their own way. By raising only purebred hogs on specialty diets they are prospering in a difficult industry. Their business model puts... more››
Government incentives have long been used to help foster business. There are incentives for farming, manufacturing, and retail. Now, a growing number of Nebraska residents are... more››
There is history painted on the walls of a dozen small town Nebraska post offices; murals that tell stories of our past. It is part of an innovative Depression era government... more››
Over the last two decades, many regional seed companies based in farm states like Nebraska have been taken over by large corporations such as Monsanto and DuPont. But some... more››
As millions of Americans reach retirement age on a yearly basis, the demand for more health care workers is increasing dramatically. The Department of Labor says the fastest... more››
Gluten-free diets are wildly popular. But only about 1 percent of the U.S. population suffers from the disorder that causes gluten intolerance. This diet fad and others are... more››

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