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U.S. biodiesel industry calls out illegal trading

Jefferson City – Today the National Biodiesel Board filed an antidumping and countervailing duty petition, making the case that Argentine and Indonesian companies are violating trade laws by f... Read More

MF Global, PwC Reach Settlement

Bankrupt brokerage MF Global, run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, has reached a settlement with its former accounting firm, PwC, ending a potentially multibillion dollar dispute between the companies. Terms of the settlement were not dis... Read More

Analysis shows LB338 would dramatically slow the rate of growth in ag property tax valuations

WEST POINT – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new analysis of LB338, an ag land property tax reform proposal introduced by Senator Lydia Brasch of Bancroft.  The analysis shows that total ag land valuations statewide would have grown about... Read More

White House Working to Ease Agriculture Concerns about Trade Policy

The Trump administration is working to allay the concerns of some in the agriculture industry that new trade deals negotiated by the White House could leave U.S. agriculture exports behind. Ray Starling, special assistant to the president on agricul... Read More

Six selected for induction into Nebraska Athletics Hall of Fame

An illustrious group of six distinguished student-athletes will be enshrined in the University of Nebraska Athletics Hall of Fame this fall, the Nebraska Athletics Department announced on Wednesday, March 22. The six members of the 2017 Nebraska A... Read More

Husker Trio Named Academic All-Big Ten

Lincoln – A trio of Husker men’s basketball players were honored Wednesday, as the Big Ten Conference announced the Winter Academic All-Big Ten teams.  The Huskers who were honored Wednesday include junior Nick Fuller, and sophomores Michael Jac... Read More

Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates Come Pouring In

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. In the days leading up to it, several organizations are making predictions as to what the report will show. An Ag Web Dot Com article says Met Life Agricult... Read More

Another Attempt To Kill The Death Penalty In Nebraska

A Nebraska senator who fought for decades to abolish the  death penalty is trying again, arguing that the statewide vote to reinstate capital punishment doesn't make it right. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha presented his repeal bill Wednesday to a... Read More

(Audio) N-U Looking For Families To Take Part In Study

(click on news/podcasts tab above to hear interview with Susan Sheridan)   Researchers at the University of Nebraska are looking for families who have a child starting in kindergarten this fall, who currently isn't in a preschool, to take ... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson on behalf of the Nebraska Agriculture Leaders Working Group Regarding Tax Reform Proposal

“While we understand the give and take of the legislative process, we are very disappointed in the tax reform proposal being considered by the Legislature’s Revenue Committee. Throughout the legislative hearing process, the Agriculture Leaders Wo... Read More