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Erin Fitzgerald Hired to Lead U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance as New CEO

ST LOUIS, Mo., (June 20, 2018) - In its ongoing mission to earn consumer trust in American agriculture, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance has selected Erin Fitzgerald to lead the organization... Read More

Meat 2.0? Clean Meat? Spat Shows the Power of Food Wording

NEW YORK (AP) — If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? That question has yet to be decided by regulators, but for the moment it's pitting animal rights advocates and others against cattle ranchers in a ... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News Update - June 20, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: The U.S. House faces a Friday deadline to re-vote on the current farm bill proposal. Story 2: Farm Credit Outlook Shows Prices for Grains to Strengthen Story 3: Secretar... Read More

Give U.S. Wheat Farmers the Freedom to Compete

ARLINGTON, Virginia — The familiar African proverb says that when elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. Unfortunately for America’s farmers, that grass is the wheat growing in their fields as the big guys in Washington, D.C., and Beijing... Read More

Governor Ricketts, Japan’s Consul General Highlight New University-Kewpie Partnership

DAVID CITY – Governor Pete Ricketts and the visiting Consul General of Japan in Chicago, Naoki Ito, toured the Henningsen Foods plant in David City, Nebraska.  The visit occurred on the heels of a newly-announced strategic partnership agreement b... Read More

Leading Private Equity Firm Acquires  Largest Privately-Owned Telecommunications Provider in Nebraska

Washington, DC – Grain Management, LLC (Grain), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in the communications sector, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Great Plains Communications - the larg... Read More

Pender Community Hospital Wins a Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award for Emergency Department Performance

Pender Community Hospital has been awarded a 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award by Studer Group, a Huron solution. Specifically, the Pender, Nebraska, organization is being recognized is being recognized for demonstrating outstanding performance i... Read More

(Audio) Wisner City Council Updated On Water Project

At Monday night's Wisner City Council meeting,  the board was updated on the  $4.5-million water project.   The council also agreed to apply to the Dinklage Foundation for  grants for the Wisner Heritage Museum and  for the trails proj... Read More

Trade War Costly for U.S. Farmers

The trade war between the U.S. and China is proving to be costly to U.S. farmers, just as President Trump announced the intent for further tariffs, escalating the tense state of affairs. University of Illinois agriculture economist Scott Irwin thi... Read More

Florida eliminates Texas from College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Jackson Kowar struck out a career-high 13 in 6 2/3 innings, Jonathan India hit a three-run homer and defending national champion Florida eliminated Texas from the College World Series with a 6-1 win on Tuesday. Kowar (10-5) held th... Read More

Storm Chasers win Reno series

The Omaha Storm Chasers won 9-2 at Reno on Tuesday. The Storm Chasers improve to 33-37 on the year in taking 3 out of 4 in the series. Omaha is off on Wednesday before resuming play on Thursday at home against Oklahoma City in a 7:05 p.m. match... Read More