Congress will likely pass tax extenders bill

Attending the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City last week, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen talked about all of the important issues fa... Read More

Apparent Settlement Reached in National Beef Case

An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing Friday. A joint motion seeks court approval of the proposed deal af... Read More

Creighton volleyball sweeps to Big East title

OMAHA, Neb. - The Creighton women's volleyball team claimed the outright BIG EAST volleyball regular season title with a 3-0 sweep of Villanova on Friday, Nov. 21. Game scores for the match were: 25-13, 25-9 and 25-10, which was played in front of ... Read More

Huskers To Honor Pollmiller

The No. 11th Nebraska volleyball team brings a seven-match win streak into tonight's Senior Night match against Michigan at 7 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers will honor their lone senior, setter Mary Pollmiller, at the match. Nebra... Read More

Alco In West Point And Elsewhere To Close

Small-town discount retailer Alco Stores will close after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved an order by the company's creditors to shutter its stores. There are twelve ALCO stores in Nebraska.  That means the towns of West Point, Ogallal... Read More

ASA Reacts to EPA’s Deferral of Biodiesel RVO Number Until 2015

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2014) – In response to today’s announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency that the EPA would not finalize the 2014 Required Volume Obligations (RVO) will not before the end of the year, American Soybean Associa... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY NOV 21, 2014

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    333    Beans - 969 Oakland    Corn -    324     Beans - 962 Tekamah    Corn -    324    Beans - 962 West Point    Corn -    330    Beans - 964 East Grain Hub    Corn... Read More

National Corn Growers Association Responds to EPA's Decision

The following is a statement from Chip Bowling, Maryland farmer and president of the National Corn Growers Association, in response to today's EPA announcement related to the Renewable Fuel Standard: "Today's announcement by EPA shows the Administ... Read More

USDA Top Lender Honors Presented to Banks in York

York, NE—Midwest Bank and Cornerstone Bank were recognized yesterday in York as Top 10 Lenders in Fiscal Year 2014 for USDA Rural Development’s Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) loan program.  Cornerstone Bank provided nearly $3.3 million for 37 ho... Read More

Upper Big Blue NRD to Construct New Headquarters to Serve Public Better

YORK, NE – In order to serve the public better and effectively manage the ever-increasing regulatory burden placed upon Nebraska’s NRDs, the Upper Big Blue NRD Board of Directors approved building a new NRD headquarters north of the York County F... Read More

Farmers and Ranchers Participate in Week of Action on Climate Change

Lyons, Nebraska - Several organizations from across the Midwest and Great Plains partnered this week to urge people in their states to take action to address climate change and call for investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and limitin... Read More