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||CleanNET News: Slowing Craft Beer Market Shrinks Demand For Locally Grown Hops||A few years ago, the craft beer market was booming and farmers across the Midwest saw an opportunity to grow hops. But the growth of craft beer sales is slowing and lately some hop farmers have called it quits.||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Rep. Bacon: Just-Passed Farm Bill Is "Better Than The Previous F||The House passed the farm bill, sending it to President Trump, who is expected to sign it. Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska says this farm bill is better than the previous one.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Final Farm Bill Shows Hemp’s In, Food-Aid Work Requirements Out||Congress is looking to quickly pass the massive $870 billion farm bill before the session ends. The legislation sets federal policy on most agriculture related programs.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Medicaid expansion could provoke state budget fight||Medicaid expansion could provoke state budget fight||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: A Hands-On Look At Gene-Editing Technique CRISPR||A new technology called CRISPR allows scientists to turn off certain genes in a plant or animal. Its applications range from human medicine to plant breeding, but it’s already mired in controversy.||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Research Shows Support For The Dealth Penalty Tied With Resource||New research in a four studies conducted by researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows opinions about the death penalty can be swayed by the potential of resource scarcity. Ashley Votruba, assistant professor of psychology at UNL and Keel||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Rare Earth Mineral Mining Company Updates Investors||NioCorp told investors that they are considering multiple financing options. They also shared updated plans for the mine shaft itself. They did not give a date for breaking ground on the project.||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Libraries Face Gap Between Aging Buildings and Modern Programs||This summer a columnist for Forbes suggested Amazon take over public libraries to save money. The piece was met with outrage. So there’s still a lot of love for libraries. But aging buildings and low funding present challenges, especially for small-to||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Former President Bush's Final Train Trip has Nebraska Ties||Former President George H.W. Bush’s journey to his final resting place in College Station, Texas will come aboard a train with Nebraska ties. The Bush 4141 locomotive is part of a special, customized Union Pacific Railroad presidential funeral train.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Beyond The Farm: A Look At The Wide World Of Ag Degrees||There are more students graduating from ag colleges, but they’re not headed to the farm: Think tractor financing, food products and farm technology.||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: Nebraska Researcher Helps Hurricane First Responders Deal With G||Hurricane Maria claimed more than 3,000 lives and did more than $91 billion in damage in Puerto Rico. A Nebraska researcher went to the island to help train first-responders deal with the enduring emotional baggage from the storm.||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNET News: The Uncertain Future of Soybean Futures||An economic tool that for decades has helped protect farmers, and consumers, from sudden changes in the price of soybeans is in trouble. And the deadline to fix it is fast approaching.||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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