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Knott Hangs Up His Cleats

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior linebacker Luke Knott has decided to forgo his final year of eligibility at Iowa State, Knott announced Friday. Knott, who will graduate in the spring, cited the mu... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2016

02-12-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin          Corn -     328       Beans - 797 Humphrey     Corn -    325    Beans - 800 Monroe      Corn -   325    Beans - 802 Oakland E. Hub    Corn -    325    Beans -... Read More

Ricketts approves Nebraska bill to allow packer-owned hogs

LINCOLN, Neb.  The nation's only ban on hogs owned by meatpackers will end under a new Nebraska law that allows processers to control the animals from birth to slaughter. Gov. Pete Ricketts signed the measure Thursday. Business and farming gro... Read More

Syngenta Deal Could Pave Way for Biotech Acceptance in China

ChemChina's purchase of Syngenta could remove some of the suspicion around genetically modified crops and ultimately lead to more rapid user acceptance of biotechnology in food production in China, according to Syngenta's Chief Operating Officer Davo... Read More

(Video) Husker Recruiting Profile

Coming out of Fishers, Indiana is Collin Miller looking to help the Blackshirts. Miller is a 6-3 225 pound outside linebacker that could fill some needs for the Huskers. Miller is a 3-star prospect and according to 247 he is the 54th ranked outside l... Read More

Officials Say U.S. FMD Outbreak Would Devastate Industry

The U.S. has kept foot-and-mouth disease out of the country since 1929, but the livestock industry, pharmaceutical companies and the federal government would not be ready to handle an outbreak of the disease if it were to hit the national cattle and ... Read More

Putting the Data Together

A vision is out there for all this data that farmers are collecting: You spend a day doing a lot of work, and when you have a moment, you open a screen — on your computer, smartphone or tablet — to see all the information collected from your work... Read More

(AUDIO) USDA Offers Help for Blizzard Stricken Ranchers

Farmers and ranchers with livestock losses from last week's blizzard are eligible for assistance from USDA's Livestock Indemnity Program. We visited with Deputy Director of the Farm Service Agency in Nebraska, Erin Clason this week about who is el... Read More

Proposal To Double Tax On Tobacco In Nebraska

Nebraska's tobacco tax could more than double under a bill that is drawing praise from health officials but strong criticism from retailers, grocers and smokers. A legislative committee heard testimony Thursday on a bill by Sen. Mike Gloor that ... Read More

(Audio) Gov Ricketts Talks About Taxes And Medicaid

Governor Pete Ricketts called the KTIC newsroom Thursday to talk about his property tax proposals, expanded Medicaid and his proposed transportation infrastructure bank. Click on news/podcasts above to hear his interview....... Read More