Monthly Archive: May 2014


Nebraska agricultural land values see increase

By Jacob Bryant, NewsNetNebraska After years of steady growth, agricultural land markets in Nebraska remain relatively stable according to a preliminary report by Cornhusker Economics. The statewide average farmland value rose around 5 percent...


Student loan debt: burden or blessing?

Story, photos and graphics by Julia Peterson and Miranda Milovich For hundreds of thousands of students who will graduate from college this month, it may appear that freedom is right around the corner. But...


Climate change footprint grows in Nebraska

Temperatures are rising across the globe, prompting the United Nations’ Panel on Climate Change to issue a report explaining the environmental crisis. NewsNetNebraska’s Michael Shively looked into the science behind global warming and how...