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Aurora Cooperative to Host Two-Day Annual Meeting Event

The Aurora Cooperative Elevator Company will be hosting its annual meeting on Feb. 27 and 28 at the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center at Fonner Park in Grand Island. The two-day event will include owner profi... Read More

Experts See Higher Demand for Hotline Calls to Counsel Anxious Farmers

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado was talking about the struggles of health care in rural parts of the state last week when he noted he had met in January with the director of the Colorado Department of Agriculture, who told the senator that the ag depar... Read More

Bunge CEO Says US Corn Still a Better Deal for Mexico

A key corporate leader in the grain trade told analysts this week he doesn't think Mexico would start heavily buying corn from South America simply because the U.S. offers a better deal. Still, Mexican officials are starting to better gauge the poss... Read More

Omaha works to boost activities by the Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A group associated with the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has hired a director to focus on boosting activities near the Missouri River. The Omaha World-Herald reports that former Lincoln Railyard employee Rachel Halbmaier be... Read More

NCBA and PLC Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council’s government affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for a 2017 Summer public policy intern as well as a semester law clerk. The deadline to submit an ap... Read More

The 26th Annual Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic Commences with Trailersfull of Horses

The 2017 Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic began with a day full of working ranch horses and ended with a night of draft horse feed team races. Twenty-one horses competed in the Ranch Horse competitions throughout the day including Ranch Horse Evaluatio... Read More

Study Details Retail Trends Across Nebraska

Nebraska’s retail activity is shifting toward urban centers according to a new study conducted by the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The study found that population is the largest factor affecting r... Read More

Huskers Pull Off Late Rally On The Road

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Tai Webster scored 17 points and Nebraska rallied in the last minute to edge Ohio State 58-57 on Saturday. The Huskers chipped away in the second half, and Glynn Watson Jr. tied the score at 57 with a layup with 12 seconds left, t... Read More

Sasse Warns President's Trade Council of Threat to Nebraska Corn

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, the chairman of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, wrote to President Trump's new National Trade Council, warning about “troubling developments that threaten U.S. corn e... Read More

RFA Statement on Senators’ Letter to EPA on E15 Volatility Regulation

Yesterday, five Senators, led by Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, asking him to address EPA’s volatility regulation that makes it more difficult to sell ethanol blends above 10% year-round. The senators asked th... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Supports   Scott Pruitt Confirmation to Lead the EPA

“We were very pleased to see the Senate finally confirm Scott Pruitt as the new administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Our thanks go out to Nebraska Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse for supporting Mr. Pruitt's nomination, as... Read More