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NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation

NSP Applauds Bipartisan introduction of TPA Legislation The National Sorghum Producers welcomed the introduction yesterday of bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority legislation that will establish th... Read More

Farmer Co-ops Applaud Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Agreement

Washington, D.C. (April 17, 2015)—The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) today applauded the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation in the Senate and expressed hope that the chamber would move to consider the bill e... Read More

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report dated April 13, 2015, temperatures averaged above normal. Cloudy conditions, combined with drizzle, began mid-week and extended through Friday. This kept fieldwork to a minimum but did litt... Read More

N-U President Visits West Point

New University of Nebraska President Dr. Hank Bounds spent a little over an hour at the Nielsen Center in West Point.  West Point was one of 12 communities included in Bounds' "Get To Know Nebraska Tour." Nearly 75 people attended the luncheon wh... Read More

Obama: Trade politics difficult, but opposition helps China

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says the politics of international trade have always been difficult, especially within the Democratic Party. But he says U.S. opposition to new trade agreements would give China a leg up in setting the rules f... Read More

(VIDEO) Zoo says public never in danger when gorilla cracks glass

  A family who visited the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha on Thursday got a little scare when a male gorilla, named Kijito ran toward the exhibit glass, hit it and cracked it.    In a statement the Zoo said only one of three layers of the glass was... Read More

NPPC Welcomes Legislation To Renew TPA

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 – Calling it imperative for finalizing free trade agreements that boost U.S. exports and create U.S. jobs, the National Pork Producers Council welcomed today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation granting the p... Read More

House Votes to Repeal the Death Tax

WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015) – The House voted 240 to 179 today for full repeal of the Death Tax, a tax that is threatening the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers across the country. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Philip Ellis s... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY APRIL 17, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    360    Beans - 903 Oakland    Corn -    355    Beans - 903 Tekamah    Corn -    355    Beans - 903 West Point    Corn -    360    Beans - 903 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Chairman Conaway: TPA is Important for Agriculture

Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement on the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. “TPA will provide our negotiators with the credibility necessary to conclude... Read More

NCGA Urges Swift Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The National Corn Growers Association applauded the introduction today of bipartisan legislation to renew and modernize Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and urged Congress to quickly pass the bill. The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and ... Read More