West Point Officials Updated On Wimmer's Plant Closing

West Point city officials met Friday morning with a couple of representatives from the Land O'Frost Wimmer's plant to discuss the announced closing of the plant later this Spring. Mayor Marlene Joh... Read More

Corn Growers to Congress: Don’t Turn Your Back on Ethanol and Other Renewable Fuels

ST. LOUIS (February 26, 2015) – Today, Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act. National Corn Growers Association board member Keith Alverson of South Dakota issued the following state... Read More

US, Cuba restart embassy talks; breakthrough seems unlikely

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. and Cuba are holding a second round of negotiations on restoring diplomatic relations after a half-century interruption. An immediate breakthrough appears unlikely. Although the Obama administration wants embassies reope... Read More

U.S. Energy Department Honors Tri-State G&T with 2014 Wind Cooperative of the Year award

Westminster, Colo. – The United States Department of Energy (DOE) today recognized Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., as the 2014 Wind Cooperative of the Year in the generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative category. ... 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