$100 million Expected to Attract Enrollment of 7.7 Million Acres for Conservation

LINCOLN, Jan. 29, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has $100 million available this year through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). CSP is a... Read More

Top 25 College Basketball Scores

Thursday TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Final ( 1) Kentucky 69 Missouri 53 Final ( 3) Gonzaga 64 Portland 46 Final UCLA 69 (11) Utah 59 Final Ohio St. 80 (16) Maryland 56 TOP-25 WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Final ( 1) South Carolina 85 Alabam... Read More

Huskers outlast Illini

Lincoln - Freshman Natalie Romeo's three-pointer from the corner with 1:11 left gave No. 15 Nebraska its only lead of the game in a 59-57 come-from-behind women's basketball win over Illinois on Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. With the vi... Read More

NCGA Responds to World Resources Institute Study

WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2015) – The National Corn Growers Association today issued the following statement in response to a study released by the World Resources Institute. Statement by Keith Alverson, South Dakota corn grower and a member of the C... Read More

Ryan Continues to Press for Trade Promotion Authority

The House Ways and Means Committee will work to approve trade promotion authority (aka "fast track") for President Obama as a prelude to completion of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, according to committee Ch... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces the 27th Annual Governor’s Ag Conference

Lincoln – Gov. Pete Ricketts today announced the schedule for his inaugural Governor’s Ag Conference.  The 2015 event will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 4th-5th at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Kearney.  This year will mark t... Read More

Rural Poll: Self-Employment Becoming More Common In Rural Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 29, 2015 -- Many rural Nebraska households utilize self-employment and multiple job-holding to piece together their incomes, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll. The 19th annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln poll was sent to 6,... Read More

Thaler to be Honored by K-State’s Animal Sciences and Industry Department

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Bob Thaler, extension swine specialist at South Dakota State University, has been named the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus Award winner for 2014. He will be honored at acti... Read More

Kansas Farmer Veteran Coalition Formation Exploration Forum to be Held February 10

MCPHERSON, KS Jan. 29, 2015 - On Tuesday, Feb 10th at 3:00 p.m. the Kansas Farmers Union, the Kansas Farm Bureau, and the Farm Credit Associations of Kansas will host a forum to explore the possibility and interest of forming a Kansas chapter of t... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY JAN 29, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    340    Beans - 896 Oakland    Corn -    335    Beans - 896 Tekamah    Corn -    335    Beans - 896 West Point    Corn -    335    Beans - 896 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

114th Congress Will Include a Large, Bipartisan Dairy Farmer Caucus

ARLINGTON, VA – The new 114th Congress will feature a large and active group of House members looking out for the interests of dairy farmers, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. A bipartisan group of legislators is reestablishin... Read More