MF Global to Pay $100-Million Fine in CFTC Settlement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Wednesday it had fined MF Global Holdings Ltd for wrongdoing during the collapse of the futures brokerage, but will continue its lawsuit against t... Read More

Flu Bug Active This Christmas Season

Nebraska health officials say they are seeing more cases of the flu across the state in the past two weeks. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that cases of influenza are now considered widespread in Nebraska. State epidemiologist Doctor Thomas ... Read More

Pigs Killed In Traffic Accident Near Clarkson

The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate an accident Wednesday morning that sent one driver to the hospital and closed the Hwy 15 and Hwy 32 intersection for hours. The accident occurred when a westbound semi pulling a ... Read More

USDA to Survey Farmland Owners

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey farmland owners to measure financial impacts and challenges of land ownership. Landowners should receive the survey form by the end of this month. More than 80,000 farmland owners and prod... Read More


Central Valley Ag Humphrey     Corn -    369    Beans - 960 Oakland    Corn -    360    Beans - 953 Tekamah    Corn -    360    Beans - 953 West Point    Corn -    366    Beans - 955 East Grain Hub    Corn ... Read More

Ethanol Committee Reviews Progress, Explores Opportunities

The Ethanol Committee of the National Corn Growers Association met in St. Louis recently to review current programs and initiatives related to domestically produced biofuels, get updates from ethanol industry experts and discuss strategy aimed at con... Read More

Seedmakers Settle Patent Lawsuits

Two of the biggest U.S. agribusiness companies say they have agreed to settle their patent-infringement lawsuits against each other that had been pending in a St. Louis federal court. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday by DuPont Co. and Monsanto Co... Read More

Jeff Mellott Headlines Annual Horsin' Around Conference at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb. — Jeff Mellott will headline the 23rd annual "Horsin' Around" conference Feb. 28-March 1, 2015 in the RB Warren Arena at the Animal Science Complex on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. Mellott is a professional All-... Read More


LINCOLN, NE, -- Nebraska inventory of all hogs and pigs on December 1, 2014, was 3.10 million head, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This was up 2 percent from December 1, 2013, and up 2 percent from September 1, 20... Read More

Franciscan Sisters To Have New Home In West Point

West Point – St. Francis Memorial Hospital has agreed to purchase the home of Bob and Sherri Wortman adjacent to the hospital on the southern edge of their campus on Walnut Street. The purchase, set to be completed in January, will be followed by l... Read More

NHL Scores

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