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Farm Groups Defend Crop Insurance Budget

Farmers and legislators celebrated the end of 2018 with the passage of a bipartisan Farm Bill that preserves the farm safety net and provides farmers with the tools they need to manage the unique risk... Read More

NWB announces District 1 Board of Director Opening

LINCOLN, Neb – A directorship position for District 1 of the Nebraska Wheat Utilization, Development and Marketing Board (NWB) is open for appointment by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Applications should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Ma... Read More

Kinder Morgan to expand Chicago ethanol hub to calm price manipulation concerns

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Kinder Morgan Inc will expand loading capacity at its ethanol terminal in Chicago to address producer concerns that trade at the terminal - a benchmark for global ethanol prices - is vulnerable to manipulation, three people ... Read More

Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5

Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 C... Read More

March Pesticide/Dicamba/Chemigation Trainings

Trainings held in the month of March for Buffalo and Hall Counties are the following: Private Pesticide Training March 6th at the Hall County Extension Office from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. with Chemigation Training in the afternoon from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. ... Read More

Chancellor elected as state pork president

Tim Chancellor of Broken Bow, Nebraska was elected as President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) at their Annual Meeting held on February 13, 2019 at the Graduate in Lincoln, Nebraska. Joining Chancellor as NPPA’s new leaders are P... Read More

UNK athletic director finalists selected; interviews to be announced

KEARNEY – University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Douglas Kristensen today announced the selection of four finalists for the position of Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. In an email to campus, Kristensen named the following individu... Read More

Ricketts meets with government, business leaders in Mexico

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is once again promoting Nebraska to Mexican business and government leaders. Ricketts visited the country last week for the second time in two years on an international trade mission. He's the first U.S. g... Read More

Class-action status sought for Nebraska inmates' lawsuit

Lincoln, Neb. -- Lawyers representing 11 Nebraska inmates who sued the state over prison conditions are seeking class-action status for the lawsuit. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska filed a motion Tuesday seeking the status in federa... Read More

K-State researchers seeking ways to protect flour

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Most consumers typically don’t think that a food safety risk lurks in their kitchen’s flour bin, but a handful of product recalls since 2015 in the United States and other countries is changing that mindset. Rather than acc... Read More

(Video) Gov. Ricketts Proclaims “FFA Week” in Nebraska

Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman hosted FFA members for a proclamation signing ceremony declaring “FFA Week” in Nebraska.  FFA, also known as “Future Farmers of America,” started in 1... Read More