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New USDA Fact Sheets Illustrate State-by-State Benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a series of fact sheets illustrating how the newly reached Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement can boost the U... Read More

Obama Administration Makes TPP Sales Pitch to Agriculture

The Trans-Pacific Partnership sales pitch to American agriculture is that the 500 million or so people outside the U.S. represented by the trade deal includes a rapidly-expanding middle class that will want more U.S. food products. "I will tell ... Read More

Monsanto Pledges Support to National Wheat Yield Contest

Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills. The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, model... Read More

The Implant Question

Implanting beef calves is one practice where there can be benefits whether you do or you don't. Getting those benefits comes down to just how serious you are about your marketing program. For those who opt to use implants, it's all about the pou... Read More

High School Volleyball Scores

VOLLEYBALL= Amherst def. Ansley-Litchfield, 25-21, 25-27, 25-23, 25-13 Aquinas def. Schuyler, 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 Arlington def. Raymond Central, 25-15, 25-12, 25-12 Ashland-Greenwood def. Yutan, 25-19, 25-16, 25-14 Aurora def. Kearney, 24-17, 2... Read More

High School Softball Scores

Tuesday (10/06/2015) Aquinas Catholic 15, North Bend Central 7 Holdrege 12, Lexington 9 Papillion-LaVista 12, Elkhorn South 0 Ralston 5, Lincoln Pius X 1 Southern Valley/Alma 12, Blue Hill 0...... Read More

Major League Baseball Playoff Schedule

WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, New York 0 Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago (Arrieta 22-6) at Pittsburgh (Cole 19-8), 8:08 p.m. (TBS) DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) American League Kansas City vs. New York-Houston winner Thursday,... Read More

Over 4,700 Nebraskans Affected by Breach of T-Mobile Data Housed by Experian

Credit reporting bureau Experian recently reported that an unauthorized party gained access to a database that contained personal information of an estimated 15 million T-Mobile customers and potential customers, including 4,790 Nebraskans. The co... Read More

Dodge Man Gets 50 Years For Child Sex Assault

A Dodge man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl has been sentenced to decades in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old Henry Carstens was sentenced Monday in Dodge County  District Court to 48 to 50 years in prison for first-deg... Read More

Chamber Moves Harvest Appreciation To Today

Due to a chance of rain overnight, Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, executive director of the West Point Chamber of Commerce has decided to move the annual Harvest Appreciation to this afternoon rather than Thursday. In an email sent out to chamber members ... Read More

No. 11 Northwestern Sweeps Briar Cliff

Northwestern, ranked 11th in the newly released top 25 poll, swept Briar Cliff Tuesday night 3-0 by set scores of 25-17, 25-17 and 25-16. The Red Raiders improved to 18-4 overall and 6-1 in the conference with the win, while the Chargers slipped ... Read More