Neonicotinoids threaten bee populations, but instead of limiting their use, researchers look to evergreens and prairie strips for minimizing the threat.
As prices drop for conventional crops, some farmers are looking to organic.
Changing the food system is more complicated than simply "voting with your fork." Author Ted Genoways brings to light the challenges family farms face today.
Landowners and environmental groups wanted Keystone XL out of the Nebraska Sandhills, a region with sandy soil that is quick to erode and hard to restore.
The plan is to help farmers adopt practices that reduce the amount of nitrates getting into the groundwater and implementing more efficient irrigation methods.
Nearly one-third of Sidney, NE works at the headquarters of the outdoor retailer Cabela’s. Residents wonder what’s next as Cabela’s merges with a competitor.
The School Nutrition Association wants more flexibility in the nutrition rules to keep more kids buying lunch. It appears lawmakers are listening.
Farm debt is projected to pass $372 billion this year. Adjusting for inflation, that’s the most farm debt since the late 1970s.
Circle C Market serves the village of Cody, Nebraska. During the school day, local students perform tasks at the store as part of their classwork.
You don’t often see orange trees in Nebraska, but Russ Finch says growing citrus was a way of showing that his geothermal greenhouse could work.
Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.
Ecologists in Nebraska are trying to find out what the Great Plains looked like when homesteaders settled there in the 19th century.
Retail prices for choice cuts of beef are up 8 percent over the past year, but a rise in the nation's cattle numbers could mean relief for consumers.
Lindsey Price, a fourth-generation rancher, recently sold the largest conservation easement in Nebraska history, covering about 40 square miles.
40,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled after routine testing found E. coli.