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Few Expect GOP to Lose Majority, But Ag Committee Could See Changes

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Only seven members of the House Agriculture Committee and the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee have real races this election year, but the prospect for changes in memb... Read More

Jury Finds Anthony Garcia Guilty Of Four Counts Of Murder

A jury has found Anthony Garcia guilty of killing four people including an 11-year-old boy and a 57-year-old grandmother in March of 2008 and  Dr. Roger Brumback and his wife Mary  in May of 2013. A three-judge panel will determine his punishme... Read More


10-26-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     308       Beans - 922 Humphrey     Corn -    305    Beans - 924 Monroe      Corn -   307    Beans - 926 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    307    Beans -... Read More

Point-of-Purchase Efforts to Increase Healthy Food Choice

The prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. population has increased steadily over the past four decades, impacting health, livelihoods, and quality of life. Recent estimates of U.S. adult and childhood overweight and obesity rates suggest t... Read More

Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces its 2016 General Election Endorsements

Lincoln, NE.  NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU), announced the candidates they have endorsed for the 2016 the general election that includes eight NeFU members listed in Bold.  The NEBFARMPAC Board of D... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation – PAC Names Halloran ‘Friend of Agriculture’

LINCOLN, NEB. – Steve Halloran of Hastings has been named a ‘Friend of Agriculture’ by NFBF-PAC, Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation’s political action committee. Halloran is seeking to represent District 33 in the Nebraska Legislature. “Ste... Read More

(Audio) West Point Planning Commission Okays Plan For Nursing Home

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Jerry Wordekemper) The West Point Planning commission this week approved the necessary zoning for a skilled nursing home. Franciscan Care Services President Jerry Wordekemper says site wor... Read More

North African Buying Team Visits Nebraska to See Corn Industry Firsthand

The U.S. Grains Council’s Export Exchange conference just wrapped up in Detroit, Michigan, and overseas grain buyers from the North African countries of Morocco and Tunisia have now seen corn harvest and ethanol production for themselves after maki... Read More

Dr. Martin Massengale Chosen as Rotary Nebraskan of the Year

The Lincoln Rotary Club #14 is pleased to announce Dr. Martin Massengale as the 2016 Nebraskan of the Year.   The award was presented October 18th in Lincoln. The Rotary #14 Nebraskan of the Year award was established to honor and recognize t... Read More

Russian Duma Reiterates Call for US to Lift Cuba Trade Embargo

A call to lift the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba has once again come from the Russian Duma ahead of an Oct. 26 vote at the United Nations (UN). In the statement, the Russian parliamentarian condemned U.S. sanctions against Cuba. U.S. politics on t... Read More

Australian Government Plans to Ratify TPP in 2017

Legislation to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal will be introduced in the Australian parliament early in 2017, officials told a recent Australian Senate committee hearing. The committee questioned officials of the Department of Defens... Read More