Department of Natural Resources Director Resigns

(Lincoln, NE)  Director Brian Dunnigan of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources resigned on Thursday. Director Dunnigan was appointed by Governor Heineman to the position in 2008 after serving... Read More

President Obama Outlines Immigration Reform Executive Orders

President Obama will grant legal status and work permits for five million illegal immigrants by executive order—a plan that that the American Farm Bureau claims won’t help agriculture. In a prepared statement, AFBF said “In practical terms, we ... Read More

More Studies Show Pro-GMO Results

There's nothing new about scientific studies that conclude that genetically engineered (GE) crops, also known as GMO crops, are no more of a health hazard than those produced with earlier technology. There are, in fact, dozens of such studies includi... Read More

Study shows divide between farmers, scientists on climage change

A Purdue University study shows farmers have a significantly different view of climate change and its causes than do scientists and climatologists. That difference is hardly surprising, but the degree to which the two groups disagree is remarkable. ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey Corn - 331 Beans - 945 Oakland Corn - 322 Beans - 938 Tekamah Corn - 322 Beans - 938 West Point Corn - 328 Beans - 940 East Grain Hub Corn - 331 Beans - 945 Cooperative Supply Dodge Corn - 331 Beans - 943 Howells ... Read More

BCBS Rejects Latest CHI Health Offer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier ... Read More

Don't Let Thanksgiving Meal Make You Sick

Turkey Talk According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six Americans (48 million) will get sick from dangerous food-borne bacteria this year. The holiday meal and its preparation is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving c... Read More

Great American Smoke Out

Today is the 39th Great American Smoke Out. The American Cancer Society held the first one in 1976, and it has the same mission today: encourage smokers to quit for one day, then to quit all together. Tabi Prochazka of the Panhandle Public Health ... Read More

Yeutter Receives Farm Bureau's Highest Honor

Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Clayton Yeutter of Eustis, Neb., as the 2014 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Dr. Yeutter on Dec. 9 at the 2014 Nebraska Farm Bureau Convention in Kearney. D... Read More

Creighton rallies to beat No. 18 Oklahoma

OMAHA, Neb. - Down 42-24 early in the second half, the Creighton men's basketball team came all the way back to defeat No. 18 Oklahoma 65-63 on Wednesday, Nov. 19, before 17,393 fans in Omaha. Creighton moved to 3-0 on the season with the second-... Read More

Huskers win at Washington State

Pullman, Wash. - All five Nebraska starters finished in double figures to power the No. 16 Huskers to an 82-61 women's basketball win at Washington State on Wednesday night at Beasley Coliseum. The Huskers improved to 3-0 with their first road wi... Read More