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Nebraska woman gets prison for death of dogs in hot car

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) _ A Bellevue woman convicted of animal cruelty after she left two dogs to die in a hot car has been sentenced to a year in prison. Omaha television station KETV reports that 38... Read More

Copy Story   Share Summer is the Ideal Time to Sip Fresh, Friendly Sicilian Wines, Which are Arriving in America in Record Numbers

CHICAGO, -- Americans won't need to travel far from their backyard or beach chair to sip Sicilian wine this summer. With millions of bottles expected to arrive on America's shores this summer, Sicilian wine will set the tone for a light and... Read More

Farmers Step up Efforts to Reduce Food Waste

Topics like emerging cuisines, ingredients, restaurant themes, grocery store formats and cooking techniques often dominate food trend discussions. But another trend – reducing food waste – is cutting across all segments of the food industry, from... Read More

Felony charges considered after nearly 80 cats found in home

WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) _ Officials in eastern Nebraska are considering bringing felony charges against a woman after the Nebraska Humane Society found nearly 80 cats _ about 30 of them dead _ in a Waterloo home. Mark Langan with the Nebraska Humane S... Read More

USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 23, 2018 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $256 million in 81 projects (PDF, 233 KB) to improve water and wastewat... Read More

Farmers for Free Trade Suggestions on Improving China/U.S. Trade Relations

Farmers for Free Trade call the framework of a trade agreement between the U.S. and China as a good first step toward ending tensions that have hurt American agriculture. The group applauds the Trump Administration’s focus on supporting U.S. agr... Read More

Wheat Holding Firm

As the 2017-18 winter wheat season comes to a close in nine days, the price of spot Chicago wheat is on track to finish with an 18% gain. That isn't bad for a year in which USDA says the ending stocks-to-use ratios were 53% for the United States and ... Read More

Council, school board OK adding school resource officers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Lincoln City Council and the Lincoln Board of Education have approved an agreement that will add school resource officers to Lincoln's middle schools. The school board voted for the measure Tuesday after the council voted ... Read More

(Video) Visiting a farm with no travel required

Students are learning where their food comes from – virtually. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation hosts virtual field trips with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms participating in the Ag Pen Pal program. Using an internet connection and an iPad... Read More

Chief Ag Negotiator: China Wants the 'Goose' that Leads to Prosperity

WASHINGTON, D.C., (DTN) -- Gregg Doud, the Trump administration's chief agriculture negotiator, took a harsh line, discussing China at a Farm Foundation forum on Tuesday just as farmers were seeing price rallies now that the U.S. and China appear to ... Read More

Man fined $1,000 for embezzling more than $79K from employer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A man has been fined $1,000 for embezzling more than $79,000 from a Lincoln software and marketing company. Court records say 30-year-old Trent Allen, of Papillion, was sentenced last week in Lancaster County District Court. H... Read More