In the wake of several recent mass shootings, the topic of gun control is once again at the forefront in politics.  Gun rights advocates are quick to point out things like... more››
Past seed innovations have pushed the boundaries of what the land can produce. The question that drives seed company executives and farmers alike is whether it is possible to... more››
Farmers would love to keep using their favorite seeds in generic form – saving money while getting the same biotech benefits. But they may find a limited window of opportunity... more››
The vast majority of the corn and soybeans in the United States grow from seeds that have been genetically modified. The technology is barely 30 years old and the controversy... more››
It’s Valentine’s Day, and people are scrambling for a special way to convey their feelings.  As more and more personal communication takes place digitally, the rituals of... more››
The election is over. From Lincoln to Washington D.C., new lawmakers have been sworn in and are in office. But one thing doesn’t seem to have changed, and that is citizen... more››
Since 1856, wheat has been traded on the floor of the Kansas City Board of Trade. In the old days, there would be a swarm of traders around the pits, shouting orders, making wild... more››
The NET News documentary explores the origins and evolution of capital punishment in Nebraska.  "...until he is dead.  A history of Nebraska's death penalty" premieres this week... more››
How did Nebraska move from public hangings to lethal injection?  The NET News documentary, "...until he is dead.  A history of Nebraska's death penalty," shares the stories and... more››
The new NET News documentary "...until he is dead" explores the history of capital punishment in Nebraska.  Research for the program revealed fascinating details about how the... more››
When the economic recession hit in 2008, many industries experienced a drop-off in sales and growth. Not true for the craft brewing industry, which had double digit growth... more››
The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to modernize inspections at poultry processing plants, which date back to rules from the 1950s. Critics of the plan agree it is time for... more››