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Driver Of Semi-Tanker Killed In Pierce County Accident

A Columbus man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Charles Smith was following a fertilizer truck on Highway 81 and str... Read More

Nebraska Counties Designated as Presidential Disaster Areas

Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Dan Steinkruger, announced 12 Nebraska counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding. Those counties are Cass, Du... Read More

Enrollment for 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program to Begin July 1

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden today announced that starting July 1, 2015, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016. The voluntary program, established by the... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY JUNE 30, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    389    Beans - 986 Oakland    Corn -    385    Beans - 986 Tekamah    Corn -    385    Beans - 986 West Point    Corn -    385    Beans - 986 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Midwest Farmers Cooperative Breaks Ground on Shuttle Facility

Syracuse, NE will be the home of the new Midwest Farmers Cooperative Grain Shuttle Facility. Tuesday, a groundbreaking was held for the new facility, which will feature over 2 million bushels upright and ground storage, 40 semi trucks per hour unl... Read More

Bird flu raises fears over vaccine supply, human risk

Lawmakers are raising concerns that the avian influenza outbreak that has devastated Midwest poultry producers could threaten supplies of human vaccines and possibly spread to people through swine. Top members of the House Energy and Commerce Comm... Read More

Mobile drug lab found in man's trunk

A 21-year old Bellevue man is facing felony drug charges after a mobile drug lab was discovered in his car's trunk Sunday morning. According to the Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise, Andrew Wesolowski has been charged with possessio... Read More

USDA Sees Record Soybean Planted Acreage

Corn and soybean stocks as of June 1 came in near pre-report estimates, at 4.45 billion bushels and 625 million bushels, respectively. USDA also expects record soybean acreage at 85.14 million acres, up from March's Prospective Plantings estimate of... Read More

2016 Dairy Margin Program Sign-Up Begins This Week

Sign-ups for the 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program begin July 1. A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) news release says the voluntary program provides financial assistance to participating dairy operations when the margin – the difference bet... Read More

Ostrander leads her national team to title

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Alicia Ostrander's U.S. Collegiate National Team squad took first place at the program's round-robin tournament held in conjunction with the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships. Ostrander's CNT Blue Team defeated... Read More

Two injured in wreck that caused power outage

Power was temporarily knocked out in Arlington and Kennard following a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon. The Arlington Citizen reports 67-year old Joann Hilgenkamp, of Omaha, turned in front of a vehicle driven by 83-year old Harold Boettner,... Read More