Online Registration Open for  AFBF’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show

Online registration is now open for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show, which will be held Jan. 10-14, 2015, in San Diego. Before registering online... Read More

House Planning Vote on Requirements for EPA Regulations

While no date has been set in stone,  House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy says a vote will be “soon” on Environmental Protection Agency regulations requirements. He says the House will vote on legislation that would prevent the EPA from issuing... Read More

Groups Ask Congress to Rescind Parts of COOL

Agriculture and other industry groups have asked Congress to “immediately authorize and direct” USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to rescind elements of Country of Origin Labeling. The groups want Congress to take out elements of COOL that are non-compl... Read More

Cuming County Sheriff Endorses Ricketts For Governor

Sixty-three county sheriffs across the state of Nebraska announced Thursday their endorsement of Pete Ricketts’ bid for governor. “Over the course of this campaign, Pete Ricketts has made the time to meet with law enforcement leaders from acro... Read More

Pelini praises defensive line heading into Purdue game Saturday

Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska Head Coach Bo Pelini said the Huskers “had a good week of practice” after Thursday’s 45-minute walk through at the Hawks Championship Center. “We got a lot done here today,” Pelini said. “We cleaned up some ... Read More

Husker women ranked 16th

The Nebraska women's basketball team opens the 2014-15 campaign with a No. 16 ranking in the Associated Press Preseason Top 25 that was recently released. The Huskers, who return four starters from a 2013-14 squad that finished 26-7 overall and 12... Read More

Huskers to face Big Ten newcomers

The 14th-ranked Nebraska volleyball team heads to the East Coast this weekend to battle the two Big Ten newcomers, Rutgers and Maryland. The Huskers will face Rutgers on Halloween on Friday at 6 p.m. (CT) in Piscataway, N.J. Nebraska will then head d... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY OCT 30, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    329    Beans - 949 Oakland    Corn -    320     Beans - 942 Tekamah    Corn -    320    Beans - 942 West Point    Corn -    326    Beans - 944 East Grain Hub    Corn... Read More

American Ethanol Gets Loud and Proud in Texas

Corn farmers in the Lone Star State are bringing their message about the benefits of American Ethanol to NASCAR fans at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend with one of the largest E15 promotions of the year. "We have done 12 major promotions this ye... Read More

West Point City Council Agenda For Nov 4th

WEST POINT, NEBRASKA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA – Tuesday, November 4, 2014 5:00 o'clock P.M. Municipal Building, 444 S. Main Street All agenda items are for discussion and action will be taken as deemed appropriate. The City Council reserves the ri... Read More

Consumer Groups Want Bee Killing Pesticide out of Lowe’s

Consumer campaigns are urging Lowe’s to take ‘bee-killing’ pesticides off its shelves.   Friends of the Earth said the environmental group and its allies have organized more than 30,000 people to “swarm” Lowe’s stores around the country ... Read More