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Juvenile in gun incident at a Scottsbluff school facing attempted second degree murder, six other felony allegations

An expelled Bluffs Middle School student involved in an incident with a handgun on or near Lincoln Heights Elementary School last week is facing seven felonies, including attempted second degree murder. According to the Juvenile Court Petition, th... Read More

Beef Checkoff Launches New and Improved Veal Farm Website

The North American Meat Institute, on behalf of the Beef Checkoff, today unveiled a new and improved consumer and industry-focused Veal Farm website that opens the barn doors to the on-farm practices of raising veal and what farmers do to ensure th... Read More

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Iowa Governor to Receive 2019 George Washington Carver Award

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced that former U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary and former two-term Governor of Iowa Tom Vilsack will receive the 12th annual George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Indus... Read More

U.S. to favor soybeans in trade war aid for farmers: Bloomberg

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering direct payments to U.S. farmers of $2 per bushel for soybeans as part of an aid package to offset the trade war with China, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, an offer that could enco... Read More

Conflict pulls corn prices 20 cents per bushel lower

COLBY, Kan. — The trade conflict between the United States and China, which began brewing early last year pulled U.S. corn prices down an average $0.20 per bushel per month in the first six months of 2019, according to a Kansas State University ag... Read More

Sen. Moran Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill to Expand Ag Exports to Cuba

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture – cosponsored the Agricultural Export Expansion Act of 2019, legislation to remove a major hurdle for American farmers and ranche... Read More

Officials ID driver killed in collision with cement truck

MEAD, Neb. (AP) _ Eastern Nebraska officials have identified a woman killed in a crash Monday in Saunders County. The Saunders County Sheriff's Office says 48-year-old Johanna Benting, of Fremont, died in the crash on Highway 92 between Mead and Waho... Read More

Former Winnebago Star Wingett transferring from Memphis to South Dakota State

South Dakota State men's basketball head coach Eric Henderson announced the addition of David Wingett Tuesday afternoon. Wingett, a transfer from Memphis, will enroll at SDSU in fall 2019. Wingett spent the 2018-19 season with the Tigers, appear... Read More

Palensky, Chick Receive All-Big Ten Status

Nebraska produced a pair of second-team All-Big Ten selections as the conference announced its postseason honors and award winners on Tuesday. Sophomore outfielder Aaron Palensky received recognition from the Big Ten after leading the Huskers with a... Read More

DAILY CASH GRAIN BIDS FOR TUESDAY MAY 21, 2019

05-21-19 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 357 Beans - 718 Humphrey Corn - 359 Beans - 722 Monroe Corn - 359 Beans - 722 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 364 Beans - 726 Royal Hub Corn - 357 Beans - 718 Wakefield Corn - 355 Beans - 716 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board extends District 5 application deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Corn Board is seeking applicants for its District 5 region, which includes Buffalo, Dawson, Hall, Howard and Sherman counties. The position was reopened in an effort to seek candidates from the District. Current dire... Read More

(Audio)  Lawmakers Send The Governor A Two-Year Budget

Nebraska lawmakers have approved a new $9.3 billion, two-year budget despite objections from a group of fiscal conservatives who wanted spending cuts. The main budget bill won final approval Tuesday on a 35-12 vote. It now heads to Gov. Pete Ricke... Read More

Nebraska farmer testifies to Senate Ag Committee

WASHINGTON – Matt Rezac, a fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer from Weston, Nebraska, said today in testimony to the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee that farmers’ commitment to future generations, paired with their willingness to embrace... Read More

UNMC’s Agricultural Safety and Health Center to co-host a child agricultural injury prevention workshop in Des Moines, June 23-24

A national workshop dedicated to childhood agricultural safety is scheduled for June 23-24 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will co-host the event along wit... Read More