Omaha’s version of a world’s fair in the late 1800s put the city and the region in the spotlight. Now, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor is hoping the public will come... more››
With Congress going back into session, farm groups are demanding action on a new farm bill. The current law expires at the end of September. But an issue that goes beyond the... more››
Across much of the Midwest, the sub-par corn harvest of 2012 is coming in early, after the worst growing conditions in more than two decades.  Farmers and seed companies alike... more››
On a former golf course just south of Pacific and 132nd streets in west Omaha, cranes and excavators noisily reinvent the landscape. You have to use your imagination to see past... more››
John Ferguson’s grass, or what’s left of it, makes a crunching sound when you walk through it. The yard surrounding his ranch-style house in the central Nebraska village of... more››
Brandt Dairy sits on Swan Creek at the end of a meandering gravel road in Linn, Mo. The farm is bucolic with its twin silos, red barn and black-and-white Holstein cows. But the... more››
Last summer, farmers along the Missouri River in Nebraska and Iowa were watching an historic flood wash away their fields. Now they’re dealing with the worst drought in decades.... more››
Hundreds of Nebraskans gathered inside the Heartland Events Center on the state fairgrounds in Grand Island Saturday to witness the first debate between U.S. senate candidates... more››
Livestock producers are watching their feed costs rise with corn prices, and they're taking their concerns to Washington, D.C. The Environmental Protection Agency is under... more››
Over the last 18 years, genetically modified food has become common in the United States. During that same period, a growing number of children have developed allergies to food.... more››
It’s a six hour drive from O’Neill, in north central Nebraska, to the north Kansas community of Oberlin.  Those are the northern and southern borders of Ryan Winberg’s territory... more››
Gabby Douglas is a world-class athlete - she's the first African-American gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion. Yet much of the conversation... more››

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