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New Portal Enables Farmers, Ranchers to Request Conservation Assistance Online

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners can now do business with U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service... Read More

NBAF breaks ground in Manhattan

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) groundbreaking took place today in a ceremony attended by city, university, state and federal leaders.  The NBAF facility will make Kansas the epicenter of new and progressive animal disease research... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers advance rebates for natural gas fuel

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska drivers could receive refunds from the state on clean-burning fuel converters and pumps under a bill advanced by lawmakers. Senators gave initial approval Tuesday to the incentives for companies and individuals that u... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 2015

Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    332    Beans - 869 Oakland    Corn -    328    Beans - 869 Tekamah    Corn -    328    Beans - 869 West Point    Corn -    332    Beans - 869 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Sioux City Elementary School receives books

Hunt Elementary School in Sioux City has received over 300 books from Sioux City's chapter of the Quota Club. Siouxlandnews.com reports that this is Hunt's second book giveaway this year. 350 books were given to students at the Tuesday event...... Read More

Fourth Case of Avian Influenza Found in Nebraska

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed preliminary testing shows the presence of a fourth case... Read More

NSAA Boys State Golf Underway

The NSAA boys golf tournaments are underway at four locations across the state. Highlands in Lincoln is hosting Class A, Riverside in Grand Island is hosting Class B. Holmes golf course in Lincoln is hosting Class C and Meadowlark Hills in Kearney is... Read More

Three injured in Sioux City crash

Three people were transported to a hospital Tuesday afternoon following a three-car wreck in Sioux City at about 2:00 p.m. KTIV reports that a Nissan Altima drove through a stop sign, striking a red Honda pickup and a Toyota Corrola parked at the ... Read More

EPA Releases Final Ruling on Waters of the U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today, despite criticism from numerous agriculture groups. According to the EPA,the goal of the rule is to ensure that waters protected under the Clean Water Ac... Read More

Council Bluffs man charged with felony in alleged beating of teenager

35-year old Council Bluffs resident Ryan Linehan has been charged with a felony after being accused of choking, beating, and kicking a 15-year old boy following a traffic accident. According to nonpareilonline.com, Linehan is accused of attacking ... Read More

Husker women set to play NC State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Lincoln - Nebraska will welcome a North Carolina school to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the second straight season, when the Huskers take on North Carolina State on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Huskers, who defeated No. 9 D... Read More