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UNL Receives Grants to Evaluate Land Conservation Stewardship

Lincoln, Nebraska, May 27, 2016 -- Simanti Banerjee, assistant professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has received a four-year, $498,641 grant from the U.S. Departm... Read More

Maschhoffs Reaffirms Commitment to Animal Care in Response to Video

This week, a major Nebraska pork producer pledged swift action, as an animal rights group releases undercover video showing allegations of abuse. The Animal Legal Defense Fund claims abuse on the part of The Maschhoffs, one of the top names in p... Read More

USCA Testimony Highlights Market Volatility, Opportunities for Success

WASHINGTON (May 26, 2016) – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) testified today during the Senate hearing, “A Review of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Sectors: Marketplace Opportunities and Challenges”. Joe Goggins (Billings, Mon... Read More

SDSU Blanks Omaha

TULSA, Okla. -- The Omaha baseball team's 2016 season came to an end Thursday afternoon, as the Mavericks were shut out 8-0 by South Dakota State in an elimination game at the Summit League Tournament at J.L. Johnson Stadium. No. 2-seeded UNO finishe... Read More

Man accused of Winnebago casino theft pleads not guilty

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A northeast Nebraska man has pleaded not guilty to allegations that he stole around $15,000 from a casino in Winnebago. Reports say that 19-year-old Mark Hannan entered his plea Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. He's ch... Read More

Soy Growers Welcome MOU with Cuban Agribusiness Group

HAVANA (May 26, 2016) – With a signing ceremony Thursday, the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) and Cuba’s Grupo Empresarial Agricola (GEA) formalized an agreement between the two nation’s farm and food industries to re-establish the ... Read More

Seven Nebraska Students Selected to Represent Nebraska Corn in Internships

LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) are proud to support seven college students as interns starting this summer. Five of the seven interns will be hosted by national cooperators of NCB... Read More

Creighton Baseball Places Four on All-BIG EAST Teams

Aberdeen, Md. -- Four members of the Creighton Baseball squad were honored for their performance during the 2016 season on Wednesday, May 25, earning a spot on the All-BIG EAST teams. Sophomore Rollie Lacy and junior Daniel Woodrow were each named to... Read More

GIPSA’ Rule Would Wipe Out TPP Benefits, Says NPPC

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2016 – The significant benefits that would accrue to the U.S. pork industry from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement would be wiped out if the Obama administration implements pending rules related to the buying and sel... Read More

Scheer Chosen As Intern To Represent Nebraska Corn

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA) are proud to support seven college students as interns starting this summer, including  Kelsey Scheer, of St. Paul. Five of the seven interns will be hosted by national c... Read More

Beemer Area Accident Sends Norfolk Man To Hospital

53-year-old Timothy Payne, of Norfolk was transported from St. Francis Memorial Hospital to UNMC in Omaha today following a two-vehicle accident near Beemer early this morning. It happened just west of Beemer on Highway 275 when Payne's 1998 Ford ... Read More