Farmers and Ranchers Participate in Week of Action on Climate Change

Lyons, Nebraska - Several organizations from across the Midwest and Great Plains partnered this week to urge people in their states to take action to address climate change and call for investments ... Read More

Department of Natural Resources Director Resigns

(Lincoln, NE)  Director Brian Dunnigan of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources resigned on Thursday. Director Dunnigan was appointed by Governor Heineman to the position in 2008 after serving in the Department for over 30 years. Director Dun... Read More

NCBA Submits Comments on Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef Proposal

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association submitted comments last week regarding a proposed change in standards of grading beef. Significant changes in the industry have occurred since the late 90's when the last grade standards were published. Based... Read More

Conaway Ready to Work on Next Farm Bill, Immigration

Texas Republican Mike Conaway who was recently confirmed to be chairman of the House Agriculture Committee has said he’s ready to work on the next farm bill and Immigration reform. The comments come on the heels of president Obama’s executive ord... Read More

Huskers To Host Minnesota

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Both teams are coming off losses, but the vibes around Nebraska and Minnesota couldn't be more different. The 21st-ranked Cornhuskers (8-2, 4-2 Big Ten) spent the week trying to come to grips with having allowed an FBS-record 40... Read More

President Obama Outlines Immigration Reform Executive Orders

President Obama will grant legal status and work permits for five million illegal immigrants by executive order—a plan that that the American Farm Bureau claims won’t help agriculture. In a prepared statement, AFBF said “In practical terms, we ... Read More

More Studies Show Pro-GMO Results

There's nothing new about scientific studies that conclude that genetically engineered (GE) crops, also known as GMO crops, are no more of a health hazard than those produced with earlier technology. There are, in fact, dozens of such studies includi... Read More

Study shows divide between farmers, scientists on climage change

A Purdue University study shows farmers have a significantly different view of climate change and its causes than do scientists and climatologists. That difference is hardly surprising, but the degree to which the two groups disagree is remarkable. ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey Corn - 331 Beans - 945 Oakland Corn - 322 Beans - 938 Tekamah Corn - 322 Beans - 938 West Point Corn - 328 Beans - 940 East Grain Hub Corn - 331 Beans - 945 Cooperative Supply Dodge Corn - 331 Beans - 943 Howells ... Read More

BCBS Rejects Latest CHI Health Offer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier ... Read More

Don't Let Thanksgiving Meal Make You Sick

Turkey Talk According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six Americans (48 million) will get sick from dangerous food-borne bacteria this year. The holiday meal and its preparation is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving c... Read More