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Local retailer kicks-off Husker Fuel

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Nebraska Ethanol Board are getting behind ethanol and have signed on with retailers to launch Husker Fuel, an E15 blend at the pump this fall. In the Panh... Read More

Driver in Eastern Nebraska crash pleads no contest to manslaughter

SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) _ The driver in a crash that killed a 15-year-old Nebraska girl is set to be sentenced Nov. 8 after pleading no contest to manslaughter. According to reports, 23-year-old Angel Lopez entered his plea Wednesday in Colfax County ... Read More

Public Lands Council Kicks Off Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (September 22, 2017) – Western ranchers and affiliates kicked off the 2017 Public Lands Council (PLC) Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Ariz., with a Public Lands Endowment Trust board meeting, which was followed by a welcome barbecue. Th... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

  09-22-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 308 Beans - 889 Humphrey Corn - 298 Beans - 891 Monroe Corn - 303 Beans - 896 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 298 Beans - 891 Royal Hub Corn - 298 Beans - 891 Wakefield Corn - 296 Beans - 885 West Poi... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up 4 Percent

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for  feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.5 million head on  September 1, 2017. The inventory was 4 percent above September 1, 2016. Placements in feedlot... Read More

SECRETARY OF COMMERCE WILBUR ROSS: “THESE NAFTA RULES ARE KILLING OUR JOBS.”

By: Secretary Wilbur Ross The Washington Post  September 21, 2017  … NAFTA supporters assert that the U.S. content in cars assembled in Canada and Mexico is particularly high and that therefore our $70 billion-plus trade deficits with our NAFTA... Read More

USGC Trains Next Generation Of North African Grain Importers

Seeing is often believing, which is why the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) brought corn and feed grain buyers from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia to the U.S. Corn Belt in September to talk firsthand with U.S. farmers and export suppliers. “Thes... Read More

USDA, House agriculture staff injured in car accident

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Agriculture Department employee and two staff members on the House Agriculture Committee were injured Thursday in a car accident south of El Campo, Texas. A statement from the committee says the staffers were treated at a lo... Read More

NFU Urges Senate to Vote No on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Plan

WASHINGTON – The latest plan put forth by U.S. Senate leadership to overhaul the nation’s health care system stands to worsen access to affordable and quality health care for American family farmers and ranchers, according to the nation’s seco... Read More

Natural Resources Experts Gather at NRD Conference to Encourage and Inform Public About Conservation Efforts in Nebraska

(Kearney, NE) Nebraska’s 23 Natural Resources Districts’ top priority is to help protect the state’s water and soil for all to use now and in the future. Natural resources experts will be center stage at the Nebraska Association of Resources Di... Read More

DNA tech. in beef cattle conference Oct. 16

LINCOLN — Nebraska Extension will hold a DNA technology in beef conference Oct. 16 at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, NE-18D Spur, Clay Center, Neb. The conference topic is “DNA Technology: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, and Where We Are... Read More