Heineman Worries Corrections Investigation Becoming Politically Motivated

The state senator heading the special legislative committee investigating practices at the Corrections Department told the Omaha World Herald he'll subpoena memos and emails regarding how the governor... Read More

The Meat Industry Hall of Fame introduces  the Class of 2014

During a moving and occasionally humorous event held at the Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, SC on September 13, "One of the most distinguished Classes to be inducted into the Meat Industry Hall of Fame joined the ranks of our five previous Clas... Read More

Analysts surprised by USDA's Q4 soybean stocks

The number flashed neon when it came across the screen -- Q4 soybean stocks of 92 million bushels. One wouldn't have been blamed for rebooting one's quote screen, or rubbing one's eyes, just to make sure they were seeing what they thought they saw. U... Read More

New App Developed for Small-Scale Gardeners and Farmers

Knowing what to plant and when is vital information both for farmers and for gardeners who want to grow their own fruits and vegetables. The Growers Nation app, officially released last Friday, provides this information as well as other vital details... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY SEPT 30, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    298    Beans - 838 Oakland    Corn -    278    Beans - 831 Tekamah    Corn -    263    Beans - 831 West Point    Corn -    284    Beans - 833 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Blackburn Named National Sorghum Producers Director of Operations

LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Producers has named Jennifer Blackburn director of operations. Blackburn previously held the position as NSP’s communications coordinator four and a half years before taking on this new role. She has also ... Read More

NU and Michigan State Could Turn Into Shootout

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) _ No. 10 Michigan State is off to a historic start on offense and faces another high-scoring team in No. 19 Nebraska to open Big Ten play on Saturday night. Michigan State (3-1) has scored 201 points through four games, best ... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Reminds Farmers, Ranchers of Sales Tax Change

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is reminding farmers and ranchers that repair and replacement parts for agricultural machinery and equipment will no longer be subject to Nebraska sales and use taxes, effective Oct. 1. The... Read More

Legislative Committee Told In West Point Leave County Bridge Repairs To Counties

The second of three public hearings on possible financing for county bridge repair and replacement was held in West Point Tuesday. Only three people testified among the two dozen who turned out. No one from Cuming County testified. Two participant... Read More

 Mosaic Cuts Fertilizer Production

Mosaic Co. said Tuesday it is cutting back phosphate fertilizer production because of high sulfur and ammonia prices. The move isn't expected to result in employee layoffs, but will lead to lower operating rates at Mosaic's mines and concentrates pl... Read More

Nation's Ag Co-ops Set Record for Annual Sales and Income

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the nation's farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives set a new sales record in 2013, with total business volume of more than $246 billion. That surpasses the previous record, set in 2012, by $8 ... Read More