For a day or two every year, a Scottsbluff-area farmer sets aside his usual farming routine to delve into science.
This roasted beet salad recipe from Robin of The Mom Foodie blog incorporates beets, greens, and honey–three traditional ingredients for Rosh Hashanah. Beets symbolize the hope that enemies will be removed in the new year since the Hebrew word for remove (selek) is similar to the word for beet.
Like beets, greens can symbolize a departure of enemies or renewal for the new year. Swiss chard is common at Sephardic Rosh Hashanah gatherings. These Swiss chard kifteh (latkes) from Israeli chef and food writer Vered Guttman might be the most delicious way to eat your greens.
Luke Bryan, the country star and “American Idol” judge, brought his Farm Tour to the countryside not far from Murdock on Thursday.
Demand for organics increased so much that it began outstripping the supply produced in the U.S. Now a new challenge has emerged: convincing enough farmers to grow organic.
Spring wildfires. A June frost/freeze. Successive hail storms. Hurricane-strength winds. Unrelenting heat. Weeks and weeks with virtually no rain. All have conspired to set back or decimate crops.
Trees and shrubs in all their brilliant fall finery are an amazing sight to behold. But those color-drenched leaves eventually make their way to the ground, where you may find them much less welcome.
As summer turns to fall, the garden may seem to fade to the background. But there's still plenty going on underground. This is no time to rest.
A $20 million project will allow Omaha’s Papillion Creek Water Resource Recovery Facility to profit off its biogas production and contribute to the renewable energy market.
A 34-year-old Nebraska man died Monday while trapped inside a grain silo about 25 miles southwest of Hastings.
A railroad strike -- and the economic damage it could cause -- is getting closer to reality. About 60,000 union members who work for the nation's freight railroads, including engineers and conductors, are set to go on strike Friday if an agreement isn't reached on new contracts. Without them on the job, those trains will not run, nor will many commuter and Amtrak trains that run over freight rail lines.
Exceptional drought has now shown up in northeast Nebraska.
Former UK Prime Minister Theresa May has recalled how she dropped some cheese in front of the watchful eyes of the late Queen Elizabeth during a picnic at Balmoral.
Farmers and ranchers seeking to learn more about agriculture-related technology can talk with product designers, technicians and engineers next week at Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island.
LEXINGTON — A hay bale fire east of Lexington summoned the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department during the afternoon of Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Duane Hansen has been dreaming of capturing a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. This summer, he finally had the perfect giant pumpkin boat to accomplish his goal.
According to a study, certain foods grow better in urban areas than in rural areas.
About 75% of Nebraska is in drought, with Norfolk this week extending its claim to its driest year on record.
Known as the "Man of the Hole," he had lived in complete isolation for the past 26 years.
Much of the U.S. has experienced drought and extreme heat, and lawns are feeling the pain. You can ease damage while still trying to conserve water.
Many may be reaching for a boozy drink at the end of a hot summer day. It turns out that a tipple may be just what plants need too.
If you’re looking for a delicious plant-based soup recipe that doesn’t call for eight hundred different vegetables, you need to try this creamy cauliflower soup recipe from @katcancook. Onions, cauliflower, and vegetable stock are the only must-have ingredients.
Nebraskans involved in the ag industry say the data captured by NASA and other organizations has given farmers more tools to adjust their growing practices.
Inspiration for great investments can come from anywhere, including your childhood kitchen.