Health-conscious consumers like raw milk cheese because it retains living microorganisms. But it is also getting more attention from state and federal regulators because, if... more››
Neurofibromatosis is the most common genetic disorder in the world. An estimated 100,000 Americans have it, impacting people of all races, genders, and socioeconomic status. Even... more››
Those who come first pave the way for those who follow – and as roles for women in Nebraska have changed, so has their participation in business. Female entrepreneurs and... more››
The number of women-owned businesses has increased by 54 percent in the last 15 years, but women still lag behind. Nebraska female business owners and entrepreneurs say the... more››
When a group of small farmers in the southeastern U.S. banded together to sue a powerful dairy cooperative a few years ago, many hoped the case would bring big changes to the... more››
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››