In the News
Nebraska and Wyoming Have Driest Years Ever in 2012
(Jan 14, 2013) A national report says Nebraska was one of two states that experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2012.
Iowa church blesses Missouri River in ceremony
(Jan 14, 2013) The Missouri River has received a special blessing from an Iowa church that hopes the ceremony will make the river holy and reduce flooding and drought.
SD beef plant clears final financial hurdle
(Jan 14, 2013) A beef processing plant in South Dakota that has struggled to begin operations says it has enough finances to get to full production.
UN says food prices drop again
(Jan 14, 2013) A U.N. agency plays down fears of a looming world food crisis as international coordination and flagging demand have led to a drop in food prices for the third consecutive month in December.
USDA's crop report for 2012 to show drought impact
(Jan 14, 2013) The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its final crop report for 2012, showing heavy losses due to the drought still gripping much of the nation.