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Nebraska Farm Bureau Urges Farm Bill Passage

LINCOLN, NE – The Nebraska Farm Bureau is calling on Congress to move swiftly in passing the 2018 Farm Bill as packaged by agriculture leaders in the House and Senate. The comprehensive bill would address many of the priorities previously outlined ... Read More

South Dakota man gets jail, probation in Nebraska ATV crash

HARTINGTON, Neb. (AP) _ A South Dakota man accused of drinking alcohol before the fatal Nebraska crash of an all-terrain vehicle has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and five years of probation. Cedar County District Court records say 27-year-old D... Read More

Lyons Man gets 3 months behind bars and an order to pay back banks

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A 32-year old Lyons man has been sentenced for defrauding banks in Iowa and Nebraska. U.S. District Court records say Joshua Huffman was given three months behind bars and five years of supervised release. He also was told at an Om... Read More

Creighton Volleyball Adds Cincinnati Transfer Erica Kostelac

OMAHA, Neb. -- Erica Kostelac, an outside hitter who recorded 590 kills in the previous two seasons at the University of Cincinnati, will transfer to Creighton and play volleyball for head coach Kirsten Bernthal Booth's program. Kostelac (COST-u... Read More

Soybean Growers Appreciative of WOTUS Announcement

Washington, D.C. December 11, 2018. The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers have developed a proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that takes into ... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY DECEMBER 11, 2018

12-11-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 342 Beans - 800 Humphrey Corn - 342 Beans - 815 Monroe Corn - 343 Beans - 815 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 339 Beans - 818 Royal Hub Corn - 343 Beans - 807 Wakefield Corn - 336 Beans - 800 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Discovery may help chickens to muscle up

 A form of a vitamin associated with healthy aging in humans has been used by Kansas State University researchers to build muscle in chickens, a sign that could help the poultry industry meet future demand for its product. Muscle biologist and me... Read More

Farm Bureau Applauds New Clean Water Rule Proposal Signed by EPA

State Farm Bureau presidents from across the nation attended an event today at the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington to witness the signing of the proposed Clean Water Rule.  American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy D... Read More

Fischer Statement on Farm Bill Conference Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, released the following statement  after the House and Senate Farm Bill conference committee released the text of the 2018 Farm Bill conference rep... Read More

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial trees

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real tr... Read More

RFA CEO Cooper Testifies on the Future Role of High Octane Fuels

While draft legislation recently released by Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Bill Flores (R-Texas) represents “an important first step in the debate about future fuels policy and the role of high octane fuels,” the Renewable Fuels Association (RF... Read More

(Video) Silver bells, silver bells. It’s Christmas time in the capital city.

Silver bells, silver bells. It's Christmas time in the capital city. At the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda on Sunday, dozens of Nebraskans gathered for the 71st annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Ring-a-ling, hear them ring The ceremony was ... Read More

NMPF Commends Lawmakers for Farm Bill That Makes Significant Dairy Policy Reforms

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) thanked members of Congress, especially the bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, for crafting a farm bill that includes much-needed reforms to help America... Read More