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Lawsuit By Nebraska Farmer Against Syngenta First To Go To Court

The first of at least a half dozen trials began Monday in state court in Minneapolis, as farmers and grain handlers try to prove Syngenta rushed its Viptera genetically engineered corn, and then a sec... Read More

Keep an Eye Out for Power Lines During Planting Season

Earlier this month on a cloudless, sunny day, power was suddenly lost in several Nebraska communities. No energy, no lights. The question asked on a sunny day in those communities was what happened to the power? There wasn’t a storm, so what happen... Read More

Storm Chasers lose to New Orleans

The Omaha Storm Chasers lost 4-1 at New Orleans Monday night. Omaha outhit New Orleans 10-9. The Storm Chasers try and earn a series split by winning Tuesday's game scheduled for 11:00 a.m....... Read More

Briar Cliff falls to Dordt in Doubleheader

The Briar Cliff softball team dropped both games of Monday afternoon's doubleheader against the Defenders at Bishop Mueller Field. Dordt took game one 10-1 in six innings and won game two 7-4. The Chargers are now 8-29 overall and 2-16 in conference ... Read More

Morningside bats overpower Doane

Nationally ranked Morningside shelled the Doane pitching staff for 32 hits when it swept the Tigers 13-3 and 10-6 in Monday’s GPAC softball doubleheader in Crete, Neb. The 10th-ranked Mustangs banged out 15 hits in the six-inning opener and stru... Read More

(AUDIO) Welsh discusses future of Pender Football

Pender Head Football Coach Andy Welsh held an open public meeting earlier this month to get community input about the future of the program. Pender was looking at having 17 kids out for football next season and only 14 the following year, but Welsh s... Read More

Polaris Closes NW Iowa Plant, Putting Up To 300 Out Of Work

Polaris Industries plans to close its plant in the northwest Iowa city of Milford, leaving up to 300 employees out of work. Polaris spokeswoman Kelly Basgen told the Sioux City Journal (http://bit.ly/2ptMQ3z ) on Monday the company would stop pro... Read More

(Audio) Fund-Raising Efforts Going Strong For WP American Veterans Park

(click on news/podcast tab above to hear interview with Steve Brune)   Fund-raising efforts continue for the American Veterans Park in West Point.  More than $250,000 has been raised so far.   Once $300,000 has been raised, wor... Read More

Managing Herbicide Resistance in Soybeans

Here are some reminders about timing and management practices that can help improve control of herbicide resistant weeds this year. Weeds emerge year-round with different species having different emergence patterns. Knowing the species present in ... Read More

Chairman Roberts Announces Perdue Senate Confirmation

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today is pleased to announce that former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was approved by the U.S. Senate on a 87-11 vote ... Read More

NMPF Statement on Senate Confirmation of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

ARLINGTON, VA – “We congratulate Secretary Sonny Perdue on his confirmation by the Senate today, and we’re eager to work with him on the challenges facing the nation’s dairy farmers – issues he’s already indicated he will tackle at the U.... Read More