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Rural ACT Test Takers Suffer from Weak Technology

A new study finds that high school students in rural parts of the U.S. face significant challenges accessing technology that may adversely affect their learning. Specifically, the report “Rural Stud... Read More

Valmont Continues Geographic Expansion of North America Coatings Footprint

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure development and irrigation equipment and services for agriculture, to... Read More

*Audio* Calling all Entrepreneurs! Shark Tank is coming to Nebraska

If you’ve got an innovative idea or product you want to develop commercially, start prepping your sales pitch. ABC’s "Shark Tank" television show is coming to Lincoln on April 5-6, courtesy of the Engler Entrepreneurship program at the Univer... Read More

Kansas State University collaborates with the ASA to launch aqua-feed program in Cambodia

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Scientists and leaders from Kansas State University announced last week the creation of a unique project that brings together soybean growers in the United States and fish farms in Cambodia to build sustainable food and trade netw... Read More

Quarterly Webinar Series to Address Land Management Issues

Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb. 6, 2019 – The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar series debuts at 6 p.m. CST Feb. 18. The series will offer management advice and insight for Nebraska landowners, agricultural producers and others with an interes... Read More

USDA Launches High-Speed Broadband e-Connectivity Resource Guide

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2019 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched a new toolkit to help support the deployment of high-speed broadband e-Connecti... Read More

Genetic Mapping Offers New Promise for Proso Millet

Ames, Iowa (AgPR) January 31, 2019 — Proso millet could become a key crop in water-limited areas now that its genome has been sequenced, opening the door greater and more rapid yield improvements than in the past. An international consortium of C... Read More

Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Chicken Nugget Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON – Tyson Foods, Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,420 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food ... Read More

South Central Water Conference

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) -- Looking for a diversion from the dead of winter? The public is invited to attend the 25th annual South Central Water Conference (formerly known as the Holdrege Water Conference) on Feb. 5 at the Phelps County Ag Center. Water i... Read More

Lindsay and Nutrien Ag Solutions Partner to Improve Agricultural Water Use Efficiency

OMAHA, Neb./PRNewswire/ -- Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, and Nutrien Ag Solutions, the retail division of Nutrien Ltd. (NYSE: NTR), the world... Read More

Lindsay Corporation to Ring NYSE Opening Bell Jan. 28

Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, will ring the Opening Bell ® at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Monday, Jan. 28, commemorating the 50th a... Read More