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Ethanol Hopes to Open Exports to Japan

With the ethanol industry facing market challenges at home with the Renewable Fuel Standard and the E10 blend wall, two ethanol industry groups and a commodity group are on a trade mission to Japan wi... Read More

Senate Ag Committee Reauthorizes Grain Standards Act

The Senate Agriculture Committee passed a bill reauthorizing the U.S. Grain Standards Act on Thursday that includes measures designed to avoid interruption in inspection services at export terminals. The legislation fixes a lingering concern fol... Read More

Man Hospitalized After Being Rescued From Beneath Tractor

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ A 79-year-old Norfolk man has been hospitalized after being rescued from beneath a tractor. The Norfolk Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1EnfFd2) that Longin Karel was pinned by the tractor after it was struck by a car around... Read More

NPPC President Ron Prestage Statement On Walmart Commitment To Responsible Farming

The National Pork Producers Council applauds Walmart’s commitment, announced today, to sustainable and responsible farming, which America’s pork producers make every day. By using antibiotics responsibly and providing humane and compassionate car... Read More

U.S. Wheat Growers Call for Equal Trade in Canada

ARLINGTON, Virginia – Yesterday, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) jointly called for improvements in Canada’s treatment of U.S. wheat classes in a letter to Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri... Read More

Pilger Driver Cited In Stanton County Accident

As of Friday morning, Login Karel remains in critical condition at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City  following a Thursday morning accident on Hwy 275 East of Norfolk. Also, the other driver involved, Erica Pilger has been cited by the Sheriff... Read More

Deere Construction Offsets Ag Dip

Solid sales in construction equipment offset a global agricultural slowdown for Deere and the company raised its outlook for the year. Deere reported second-quarter earnings of $690.5 million, down from the $981 million last year, but better than ... Read More

(Audio) Peterson Brothers Headline AQA Training

Over 160 Custer County youth gathered to participate in an interactive training Thursday, May 21 as Adams Land and Cattle partnered up with the Nebraska Extension in Custer County to hold their 2ndAnimal Quality Assurance training Thursday night in ... Read More

Ag Groups Want 'Clean' TPA Bill

The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday to invoke cloture and begin debate on the bill to grant President Barack Obama trade promotion authority and reauthorize trade adjustment assistance, but completion of the measure could take until Friday. The motion t... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA PLAYOFFS Thursday, May 21= Golden State 99, Houston 98, Golden State leads series 2-0 Friday, May 22= Cleveland at Atlanta, 8:30 p.m.  ...... Read More