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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 en... 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

Major League Baseball

NBA PLAYOFFS - CONFERENCE FINALS - BEST-OF-SEVEN Thursday's Score Golden State 120, Oklahoma City 111 - Oklahoma City leads series 3-2 Friday's Schedule Cleveland at Toronto, 8:30 p.m. - Game 6 - Cleveland leads series 3-2    ...... Read More

Maschhoffs Reaffirms Commitment to Animal Care in Response to Video

This week, a major Nebraska pork producer pledged swift action, as an animal rights group releases undercover video showing allegations of abuse. The Animal Legal Defense Fund claims abuse on the part of The Maschhoffs, one of the top names in p... Read More

USCA Testimony Highlights Market Volatility, Opportunities for Success

WASHINGTON (May 26, 2016) – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) testified today during the Senate hearing, “A Review of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Sectors: Marketplace Opportunities and Challenges”. Joe Goggins (Billings, Mon... Read More

SDSU Blanks Omaha

TULSA, Okla. -- The Omaha baseball team's 2016 season came to an end Thursday afternoon, as the Mavericks were shut out 8-0 by South Dakota State in an elimination game at the Summit League Tournament at J.L. Johnson Stadium. No. 2-seeded UNO finishe... Read More