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Honey Bee Colonies More Successful By Foraging on Non-Crop Fields

Honey bee colonies foraging on land with a strong cover of clover species and alfalfa do more than three times as well than if they are put next to crop fields of sunflowers or canola, according t... Read More

(Audio) 375 Miles Of State Highways In Nebraska Still Closed

(click podcast tab to hear interview with Schneweis)       Nebraska Department of Transportation Director Kyle Schneweis reports 375 miles of state highways are still closed due to flooding.  More than 2,000 miles of state... Read More

(Audio) Nebraska Broadcasters Association donates $20,000 to American Red Cross to kick off Friday’s statewide “#NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief”

(click on podcast page to hear  Jim Timm announce the fund-raiser during the governor's Wednesday media briefing)       The Nebraska Broadcasters Association has made a $20,000.00 donation to the local chapter of the Amer... Read More

(Audio)  Report Damage To County Assessor's Office

(click on podcasts to hear interview with assessor)       Cuming County Assessor Cherie Kreikemeier reminds property owners that they should visit or call her office to report any damage that's been caused by the flooding. ... Read More

Scoular Announces New Manufacturing Facility to Be Constructed in Seward, Nebraska

Scoular, an employee-owned company based in Omaha, Neb., that offers diverse supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe, has announced that an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary... Read More

African Swine Fever Continues Global March: China ASF Outbreak Spreads to Vietnam, Raises Threat to Asia and Beyond

Outside of its origins on the African continent, African swine fever (ASF) continues its relentless march through parts of Asia and Europe, causing increasing disruption to the world’s pork production. Much of the world’s attention has been on Ch... Read More

(AUDIO) Gov. Ricketts Joins Vice President Pence to Assess Flood Damage, Thank First Responders

WATERLOO, NEBRASKA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Vice President Mike Pence and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to assess flood damage and emergency response efforts.  The visit began with a survey of the flooding along the Missouri River foll... Read More

(AUDIO) Lots Of Appreciation To Go Around At Ag Appreciation Dinner

There was a great turnout at the Nielsen Community Center tonight for the West Point Chamber of Commerce annual Ag Appreciation Dinner. Recent flooding did not hurt the attendance, as a large crowd enjoyed the banquet. The disastrous flooding i... Read More

Nebraska Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to POTUS Urging Expedited Approval of Governor’s Request for Disaster Declaration

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and Representatives Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01), Don Bacon (NE-02), and Adrian Smith (NE-03) wrote a letter to President Donald Trump in support of Governor Pe... Read More

Kansas Farm Bureau Donates to Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Affected by Flooding

MANHATTAN, KAN - Kansas Farm Bureau’s Foundation for Agriculture has donated $10,000 to assist Nebraska farmers and ranchers recover from record flooding affecting the state. The money will go to Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Disaster Relief Fund. The f... Read More

US-China Plan New Trade Talks for Deal by End of April: WSJ

(Reuters) - Top U.S. and China negotiators are planning new rounds of talks starting next week to end a trade dispute between the two nations, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Se... Read More