Winter Wheat Farmers Upset Over APH Exclusion

A provision to exclude yields from Actual Production History for farmers affected by severe weather will go into effect for some select spring crops in 2015, USDA announced Tuesday. USDA's rollout co... Read More

Huskers Receive Blackshirts

Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska football team continued its preparations for its Saturday morning Big Ten conference showdown with Rutgers University on Tuesday afternoon, as the Huskers practiced for nearly two hours inside of the Hawks Championship Ce... Read More

Farm Bill's APH Yield Exclusion to be Implemented in 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion, available nat... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY OCT 21, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    308    Beans - 889 Oakland    Corn -    299    Beans - 882 Tekamah    Corn -    299    Beans - 882 West Point    Corn -    305    Beans - 884 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Another Public Safety Endorsement For Hassebrook

Democrat Chuck Hassebrook Tuesday picked up another endorsement from a public safety group. This time it's from the Omaha Professional Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 385. "Omaha fire fighters chose to endorse Chuck Hassebrook because we're confident th... Read More

Woman Slain In Northeast Nebraska

A man has been taken into custody, suspected of shooting to death a 66-year-old woman in northeast Nebraska's Knox County. The Norfolk Daily News reports that Linda Privett was shot Monday and pronounced dead at her home in Verdigre . Sheriff Don ... Read More

USDA to Launch New Farm Bill Program to Help Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the implementation of a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought. The Actual Production History (APH) Yi... Read More

Official: Governor Not Told Of Prisons Program

The director of Nebraska's prison system says Gov. Dave Heineman wasn't told about a temporary inmate placement program facing scrutiny from lawmakers. Director Mike Kenney also defended the program Tuesday in a letter to a legislative committee.... Read More

Variety of Topics in Wind, Solar and Transmission Sessions  at Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference

Lincoln, NE- A variety of topics concerning wind and solar power, as well as transmission issues fill the agenda for the seventh annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference being held October 29-30, 2014 at the LaVista Conference Center.  The theme of... Read More

Canada Threatens US With Tariffs

Canada is looking at slapping duties on iconic U.S. products ranging from California wine to ketchup after the World Trade Organization (WTO) found America's meat-labeling laws offside for a third time in five years. A WTO appeal panel ruled that a ... Read More

Slow Corn Harvest Continues, Quality Remains High

Corn harvest progress fell further behind the five-year average according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Report released yesterday. While only 31 percent of the crop was harvested as of October 19, the forecast of a high quality crop remains u... Read More