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President Obama Signs National Biotech Disclosure Into Law

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law the Senate bill creating a mandatory disclosure and labeling for foods with ingredients from genetically engineered crops. Despite the political charg... Read More

Marketing Bootcamp to be held in Omaha

Marketing 101 Bootcamp is set to take place Friday, August 5th in Omaha. Noelle Murphy, with Red Branch Media's PR Department, says the all-day bootcamp is for business owners looking to get a start on marketing. "This Marketing 101 Bootcamp is a ... Read More

School board member acquitted in animal torture case

STANTON, Neb. (AP) _ A Stanton school board member has been found not guilty of charges related to animal cruelty. Court records say a judge acquitted 44-year-old Kirk Van Pelt after a nonjury trial Thursday in Stanton. Van Pelt had been charge... Read More


07-29-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin         Corn -     298       Beans - 936 Humphrey     Corn -    294    Beans - 936 Monroe      Corn -   299    Beans - 946 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    299    Beans - 9... Read More

Funeral Services Monday At Wisner City Auditorium For Stanley Herrick

Stanley Herrick, age 60, of Wisner, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.  Funeral services will be on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Wisner City Auditorium. Interment will be in the W... Read More

USDA Confirms Unapproved GMO Wheat Found in Washington State

Twenty two unapproved genetically modified (GMO) wheat plants have been found growing in Washington state, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Friday but the strain, developed by Monsanto, has not been traced in commercial supplies. ... Read More

Brazil Passes Australia as Biggest Beef Exporter to China

Chinese consumers are eating more beef than the country can produce, and that’s led to a sales bonanza for exporters in Brazil. About a year after recovering from a mad-cow scare, Brazil has supplanted Australia as the biggest seller of beef to ... Read More

Maryland Farmer Elected New U.S. Grains Council Chairman

Chip Councell, a 10th generation farmer from Talbot County, Maryland, was elected as the new U.S. Grains Council (USGC) chairman during the organization’s 56th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting this week in Louisville, Kentucky. Councell and his... Read More

Bunge Sees Farmers' Bin-Building Slowing

Though crop prices remain under pressure, grain trading giant Bunge  doesn't see much more leeway for U.S. farmers to store away crops rather than sell them on the cheap, says CEO Soren Schroder during the 2Q conference call. "My impression is ... Read More

Ashfall Fossil Beds On Display

The Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park will hold its fossil and artifact I-D day tomorrow (Saturday) from 9 till 5. An archaeologist from the Nebraska Historical Society will be on hand to identify arrowheads, stone tools and pottery and pa... Read More

(Audio) Nielsen Foundation Grants To Benefit Cuming County

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Kelly Gentrup) The Cuming County Economic Development Inc. was awarded $75,000 from the Donald E. Nielsen Foundation. The business improvement grant program directly enhances the overall mark... Read More