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USDA Sec. Designate Pledges Support for Cuba Trade in Senate Hearing

Yesterday, President of Engage Cuba, James Williams praised U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary designate Sonny Perdue for publicly supporting expanded trade with Cuba in his hearing befor... Read More

Brasch Weekly Column

Week twelve of the first biennium of the 105th Legislature consisted of days 50 through 53 of the 90-day session.   Last week was National Agriculture Week – a perfect opportunity for Nebraskans to recognize and celebrate their number one ... Read More

NORFOLK CATHOLIC ADMINISTRATOR TO TAKE ON NEW ROLE IN 2018

After 27 years as principal Jeff Bellar will be assuming a new role at Norfolk Catholic in 2018. Bellar will continue his current duties as principal and head football coach for the 2017-2018 school year.   In 2018 he will continue to coac... Read More

Trump Clears The Way For Keystone XL Pipeline

After a battle that has been waged for years between environmental groups and energy industry advocates, the Trump administration has cleared the way for completion of the Keystone XL pipeline. It will carry oil from tar sands in Canada to refiner... Read More

Fortenberry Says Critical Work On Health Care Reform Not Finished

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) Friday issued the following statement on the American Health Care Act:   “I wish to thank the thousands of people who have contacted me, many with grave concerns about this legislation. Given the decis... Read More

Two Brothers Sent To Hospital After Accident Near Stanton

Two brothers from Stanton were taken to the hospital Friday afternoon following a one vehicle accident on Highway 57, about five and a half miles south of Stanton.   The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says around 5:15 p.m. a pickup driven... Read More

Monsanto Company Gives $200,000 to Assist Farmers Impacted by Wildfires

Monsanto announced today that it will donate a total of $200,000 to support disaster relief efforts in four states where farmers and ranchers have been affected by devastating wildfires. The fires, which began March 6, swept quickly throughout Col... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY MARCH 24, 2017

03-24-17 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     315       Beans - 870 Humphrey     Corn -    304    Beans - 872 Monroe      Corn -   304    Beans - 885 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    304    Beans - 8... Read More

United States Cattle on Feed Up Slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on March 1, 2017. The inventory was slightly above March 1, 2016. Placements in feedlots during Febr... Read More

NPPC and Cattlemen Asks USDA To Abandon GIPSA Rules

Citing grave concerns that they would “cause serious harm to the pork industry,” the National Pork Producers Council in comments submitted today said the U.S. Department of Agriculture should not finalize – or at least exempt pork producers fro... Read More

Cattle-Buying Scam Costs Nebraska Company More Than $5 Million

Prosecutors say a North Texas man must serve 10 years in federal prison for a cattle-buying scam that cost a Nebraska company more than $5 million. Tony Eugene Lyon of Fort Worth was sentenced Friday in Fort Worth. The 52-year-old Lyon in Novembe... Read More