• Don McCabe

    A Network That Works For Irrigators

    Nebraska Notebook

     by Don McCabe
     on February 27, 2014

    Neighboring farmers have worked together for years. They not only have helped each other out, but they've worked on projects with Extension educators, crop consultants and company reps. Today, we call that "partnering." One of the best partnerships I've seen in this state in some time is the Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network. It's impressive what this irrigation network, in existence since 2005, has done and what it will do in the future in the area of more…

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  • Don McCabe

    State Senators In Nebraska Unicameral Need Your Input

    Nebraska Notebook

     by Don McCabe
     on February 6, 2014

    What was called the "Nebraska Experiment" in the mid-1930s and ultimately implemented in 1937 remains with us today, 77 years later. The Nebraska Unicameral, a one-house legislature, is the only state legislative structure like it in the nation. For all intense and purposes, a single body of 49 senators is still generally supported across the state. Nebraskans were practical and conservative then, even during an era of new federal programs designed to pull the country out of the…

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