DuPont Leader Outlines Path for Growth in Agriculture and Nutrition & Health Segments

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 – DuPont Executive Vice President James C. Borel discussed growth priorities driven by key research advancements and product launches across the Agriculture and ... Read More

NWF Presents Jerry Minore Scholarship at Commodity Classic

PHOENIX, AZ – The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) presented the Jerry Minore Scholarship to this year’s recipients at an event in the BASF booth at Commodity Classic today. NWF is pleased to announce the recipients of the Scholarship: Matthew S... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey Corn - 357 Beans - 962 Oakland Corn - 352 Beans - 962 Tekamah Corn - 352 Beans - 962 West Point Corn - 357 Beans - 962 East Grain Hub Corn - 360 Beans - 967 Cooperative Supply Dodge Corn - 355 Beans - 959 Howells ... Read More

(VIDEO) 2015 NE Women in Ag Conference

RRN's Jesse Harding speaks with one of the Keynote Speakers, Rebecca Long- Chaney, from the 30th Annual NE Women In Agriculture Conference....... Read More

Forest Service Chief lays out strategy, agency priorities in Senate testimony

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 -- In testimony today before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell cited five focus areas for the President’s proposed $4.9 billion Fiscal Year 2016 budget for the agen... Read More

USDA Extends Base Acre and Yield Update Deadline

USDA is extending the deadline to reallocate base acres and update yields from Feb. 27 to March 31, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers at Commodity Classic Friday. "We want to give folks a little additional time to do that," Vilsack said... Read More

Ricketts Signs Nebraska Veterans Bill Despite Concerns

Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, despite concerns that it could contradict Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban. The Republican governor announced his decision Friday in a letter to law... Read More

Nurse Practitioner Bill Wins Legislative Approval

Nebraska lawmakers have approved a bill designed to give nurse practitioners more independence. Senators voted 46-0 Friday to pass the bill, which was vetoed last year by then-Gov. Dave Heineman. Last year's session ended before lawmakers had a c... Read More

Accident In West Point Friday Morning

Two vehicles collided in West Point just before 11 a.m. Friday morning. The car in the picture above got the worst of it with several dents in the side of the vehicle. It happened at the intersection of South Colfax and East Sherman. An ambu... Read More

Wimmer's Workers May Find Other Employment Locally

The 125 employees at the Land O'Frost Wimmers plant in West Point will hopefully be able to find other employment in the area. Tina Biteghe Bi Ndong, executive director of the West Point Chamber of Commerce is hopeful. "Well there's several bus... Read More

Protesting truckers and Brazilian government reach agreement

SAO PAULO (AP) _ The government and truck drivers unions have reached an agreement meant to end the weeklong protests by Brazilian truckers, but many drivers continued to block roads on Thursday, causing shortages of gasoline and other products. T... Read More