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July 16, 2013
There is a lot at stake in Nebraska’s struggle with Kansas over Republican River water: hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, not to... more››
July 15, 2013
Scientists are fanning out across the Midwest, testing rivers and streams for pesticides and nutrients used in agriculture. They are hoping to find... more››
July 12, 2013
While the farming community continues to age, fewer young people are filling the ranks, prompting the question: Do young people want to farm anymore... more››
July 12, 2013
State economic forecasters expect steady economic and job growth for most of Nebraska’s industries throughout 2015. But in a new report, they... more››
July 11, 2013
The U.S. House passed its version of farm bill legislation Thursday. The revamped bill strips out funding for food aid and deals only with farm... more››
July 11, 2013
An older generation provides leadership in Pittsfield, Ill., but that can't last forever. Many small, rural towns are losing young residents, and... more››
July 10, 2013
Starting a new farm takes a lot of money, a lot of time, and a lot of work. But some beginning farmers are showing you don’t have to be young... more››
July 9, 2013
What happens to a family farm as farm operators age? Sometimes families anticipate the coming changes and plan for how the land will pass on. But... more››
July 8, 2013
A growing share of farmers are past retirement age. After decades of work, many aging farmers are comfortable. They’re making a good living... more››
July 5, 2013
A proposed new beef packing plant in Scottsbluff, Neb. would provide a source of American beef for its South Korean investors. The plans may hold... more››