The United States is the world’s leading corn producer and exporter. But sending corn and other food abroad is just part of the equation when it comes to figuring out how we’ll... more››
At the same time extreme weather like flooding and drought is decreasing available land in Nebraska for farming and ranching, prices for agricultural products are climbing. You... more››
The Great Plains have undergone major changes through history.  The vast grasslands are now threatened by everything from climate change to grazing.   Nature photographer Michael... more››
The debate surrounding what we eat and how it’s made is nothing new. The various sides are reaching out in new ways and in new places. Even when the opposing camps actually reach... more››
For young people between the age of 15 to 24, sports are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injury. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says sports... more››
With the election over, Nebraska faces some important decisions that could affect health care for tens of thousands of the state’s residents.Addressing a Platte Institute meeting... more››
The Dust Bowl of the 1930s left an indelible mark on the Midwest and on history. It is the drought against which all others are measured. And it was a man-made disaster that... more››
With the election over, lawmakers now return to Washington. Their schedule is packed, but House majority leader Eric Cantor has said addressing the now expired farm bill is on... more››
Wildfires ravaged hundreds of thousands of acres of Nebraska land in the last few months, but while the flames have been quenched, the damage remains – and experts say this isn’t... more››
Wildfires have burned 335,000 acres of Nebraska land so far in 2012. That’s less than one percent of the state’s total area – but it’s 85,000 acres more than the previous record... more››
Republican Deb Fischer will be Nebraska’s next U.S. Senator after defeating former Senator and Governor Bob Kerrey in Tuesday’s election.Shortly after 10 p.m. Fischer strode to... more››
Welcome to the NET News page for Election Day 2012; throughout the afternoon and evening today, we'll be posting information, links, photos, results and more for Nebraska and... more››

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