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Statement by Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on How Ag Export Surge Boosted GDP Growth

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today issued the following statement: "Today's report on gross domestic product growth in the third quarter of 2016 brings welcome news for our overall economy, an... Read More

West Point-Beemer and Tekamah-Herman to meet in Volleyball Sub-Districts

14-14 West Point-Beemer and 12-18 Tekamah-Herman meet in Volleyball Sub-Districts Monday evening. West Point-Beemer Head Coach Monica Wiehn says her team has to control what they can control. "We just have to play our side of the net. We have t... Read More

NECC VB ends regular season with win over Marshalltown

MARSHALLTOWN, IA - The Northeast Community College volleyball team ended their regular season with a win over Marshalltown Community College here yesterday. The Hawks won in four sets, 25-18, 25-17, 22-25 and 25-17. “Tonight we played a little t... Read More

First Bazile Groundwater Management Area Plan (BGMA Plan) is Released

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) is proud to announce the approval of the Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) Plan by EPA on October 13th, 2016. The BGMA Plan is the first groundwater focused plan in the nation to address non... Read More

Logan View and Winnebago to tangle in Volleyball Sub-Districts

3-27 Logan View and 5-21 Winnebago meet in Volleyball Sub- Districts in Oakland on Monday. Logan View Head Coach Doug Bartek feels his team has improved from the time when they beat the Indians in the regular season. "We know we're a lot better... Read More

New Research Shows Potential of Great Northern Beans

Lincoln, Nebraska, Oct. 28, 2016 – New research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Food Science and Technology has determined that adding great northern beans to a diet rich in fatty foods may prevent weight gain, fatty liver d... Read More

USDA Invests $1.7 Billion to Protect Sensitive Agricultural Lands through CRP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will issue nearly $1.7 billion in payments to more than half of a million Americans who have contracts with the government to protect sensitive agricultural lands. The investment, part of the voluntary USDA C... Read More

Report Finds WOTUS Rule Motivated By Politics

A new report released this week by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee details findings of a two-year investigation into the waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS). The report found the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of... Read More

Space Farming? NASA Crew Plants Lettuce on the International Space Station

Astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS) are starting to plant their third on-orbit lettuce. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, a new crew member aboard the ISS, started the Veg-03 experiment, which is a validation of the tools and procedu... Read More

NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

WASHINGTON – The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was sent on behalf of U.S. biodiesel producers nationwi... Read More

Aggie barrel racer leads national ranks

Fargo, N.D. – Two rodeo athletes from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, Neb., won awards at the Bison Stampede last weekend in Fargo. The contest amid Great Plains Region college teams was hosted by North Dakota State Univ... Read More