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Nebraska Pork Leaders Travel to D.C.

State pork leaders participated in the National Pork Producers Council’s (NPPC) Spring Legislative Action Conference April 20th and April 21st, 2016 in Washington, DC. While in Washington Russ Ve... Read More

New Report Shows Extra Financial Strain in Farm Country

Farm-sector lending volumes remain well above historic averages, according to a report released earlier this week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, and the National Farmers Union (NFU) is viewing the new report with concern given the stru... Read More

Moths in the Air; Worms on the Way

ROCKVILLE, MD. (DTN) -- A nighttime vandal is sneaking through Midwestern fields. Black cutworms -- nocturnal corn cutting pests -- are already being spotted in fields this spring. Growers are being urged to scout carefully; particularly those who o... Read More

(Audio) Ground Is Broken For New OCT Pipe Plant North Of Norfolk

(click above on news/podcast to hear interview) More than 200 people turned out Thursday afternoon for a ground-breaking ceremony for the OCT Pipe plant that will start partial operations by mid-July of next year. Attending the ceremony was CEO... Read More

Staffer charged in death of burned memory care patient

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ A staffer at a memory care facility in Fremont has been charged in connection with the death of a patient who was burned after he fell asleep next to a fireplace. Fremont police say in a news release that 23-year-old Anne Pavl... Read More

Harlan Transfers to Briar Cliff

Briar Cliff women's basketball head coach Mike Power has announced the signing of Marquel Harlan to his 2016-17 recruiting class. Harlan is from Winnebago, Nebraska where she graduated from Winnebago High School in 2014. Harlan transfers to Br... Read More

Rosas Signs with Chargers

Briar Cliff women's volleyball head coach Trevor Schirman has announced the signing of Sayge Rosas to his 2016-17 Charger recruiting class. Rosas, a native of Hilo, Hawaii, is currently completing her senior year at Waiakea High School. Rosas ... Read More

Green Appoints Interim Heads for Academic Affairs, IANR

Lincoln, Nebraska, April 28, 2016 -- University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor-Elect Ronnie Green announced today he has appointed Marjorie Kostelnik to the post of interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and Ron Yoder to the position of ... Read More

Subcommittee Examines Connection between Farm Policy and Food Prices

Today, Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Chairwoman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, held a hearing to examine the connection between U.S. farm policy and the stability of food prices for consumers. This is the fourth hea... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR THURSDAY APRIL 28, 2016

04-28-2016 Central Valley Ag Elgin         Corn –     346       Beans – 919 Humphrey     Corn –    336    Beans – 919 Monroe      Corn –   336    Beans – 922 Oakland E. Hub    Corn –   ... Read More

EPA Takes it's Licks at House Ag Hearing

EPA received the brunt of the criticism from farm group representatives at a House Agriculture subcommittee hearing Wednesday focusing on the factors affecting the cost of producing the nation's food. And there was plenty of criticism. Jay Vro... Read More