Legislative Committee Told In West Point Leave County Bridge Repairs To Counties

The second of three public hearings on possible financing for county bridge repair and replacement was held in West Point Tuesday. Only three people testified among the two dozen who turned out. No... Read More

2015 National Beef Ambassadors Selected

Rachel Purdy (Wyoming), Will Pohlman (Arkansas), Alicia Smith (Texas), Kalyn McKibben (Oklahoma), Demi Snider (Ohio) were chosen as the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team at the annual National Beef Ambassador competition, which is funded in part by ... Read More

Haulers Reminded Proper Permits Needed during Harvest Season

(Lincoln, Neb.)- With the arrival of harvest season in Nebraska, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Carrier Enforcement Division would like to remind haulers to obtain the proper permits and make sure their equipment has been inspected and is safe for u... Read More

Johanns, Fischer Press for Answers on Federal Land Acquisitions and Habitat Construction

Courtesy/ Sen. Johanns' Office. Sen. Mike Johanns WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) and Deb Fishcer (Courtesy/Official Photo) Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, yesterday wrote to the ... Read More

Western Corn Belt still reeling from the drought

Drought may have eased over much of the Corn Belt, but in areas along the western edge of the region, the drought’s impacts still linger. According to the latest Drought Monitor report, just 15 percent of Kansas is in severe or extreme drought com... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR MONDAY SEPT 29, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    303    Beans - 848 Oakland    Corn -    283    Beans - 840 Tekamah    Corn -    269    Beans - 840 West Point    Corn -    289    Beans - 843 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Heineman Has His Third Lt. Governor

State Senator John E. Nelson of Omaha was sworn in Monday as the 40th Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska.  The  swearing-in ceremony with Secretary of State John Gale and Gov. Heineman took place today at 1:30 p.m. in the Governor’s Hearing Room of ... Read More

Railways Still Snarling Grain Movement

As the row-crop harvest in the Northern Plains moves ever closer, worries are mounting among producers and grain elevator operators about continued transportation delays and whether there will be enough room to store what are expected to be large cor... Read More

USDA Announces Funding to Encourage Healthy Eating Choices

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more easily aff... Read More

Stalk and Crown Rot Diseases Likely in Many Fields

Much of the 2014 Nebraska corn crop has experienced repeated and prolonged stress and wounding. While most of the crop looks good, we are beginning to see early evidence of problems developing.  In particular, stalk rot diseases are beginning to dev... Read More

Abdullah earns big ten honor again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah is the offensive player of the week in the Big Ten for the third time in five weeks. Abdullah, who leads the nation in rushing yards and is second in yards per game, ran for 208 yards and a care... Read More