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Memorial Day Message: Ethanol a Key Player in Energy Security

For millions of Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer. People will crowd the beaches, head to their localpool and fire up the grill, but it’s also a time to be thankfu... Read More

USDA Announces More Than $8 Million in Payments to Support the Production of Advanced Biofuel

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $8.8 million to boost the production of advanced biofuels and sustain jobs at renewable energy facilities in 39 states. USDA continues to le... Read More

Memorial Day Service at Mount Hope Cemetery On Monday

This year's Memorial Day service will take place Monday morning at 10 a.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery in West Point. Veterans Services Officer Bernie Hunke says the guest speaker will be Grace Lutheran Church Interim Pastor Jean Vargo. Members of the ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY MAY 27, 2016

05-27-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin         Corn -     375       Beans - 981 Humphrey     Corn -    363    Beans - 983 Monroe      Corn -   365    Beans - 991 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    365    Beans - 9... Read More

People Urged To Avoid Wisner Kid's Pond

People are being warned to stay away from the Wisner Kid's Pond at River Park this Memorial Day Weekend and beyond. Russel Kind, who monitors and is involved in stocking the lake says he's spotted some blue green algae blooms. Blue algae blooms... Read More

The Maschhoffs Takes Swift Action to Ensure Responsible & Humane Animal Care

On May 25, The Maschhoffs became aware of an undercover video released by the Animal Legal Defense Fund that was taken at one of its sow farms in Nebraska. "As animal caregivers with a long-standing history of excellent animal welfare, we are appa... Read More

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Gets Closer to Hemp Research

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Researchers in Nebraska are one step closer to starting research on using hemp as a field crop. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's agronomy and horticulture department received a permit last week that will allow it to resear... Read More

(AUDIO) Chief Industries Purchases Lexington Ethanol Plant

Chief has purchased substantially all assets of the Cornhusker Energy ethanol plant in Lexington, NE. The plant, previously owned by Cornhusker Energy Lexington, LLC, will begin operating as Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc. immediately. DJ Eihusen, Presi... Read More

USDA Extends Deadline for Recording Farm Structure

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations. This date is used to determine the level of inter... Read More

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. Department of Agriculture to study the effectiveness of c... Read More

NHL

NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS - CONFERENCE FINALS - BEST-OF-SEVEN Thursday's Score Pittsburgh 2, Tampa Bay 1 - Pittsburgh wins series 4-3 Friday's Schedule No games scheduled Note: Stanley Cup Finals begin Monday with Pittsburgh hosting San Jose, 8 p... Read More