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Conaway Announces House Ag Republicans for the 116th Congress

Washington, D.C. – House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) today announced the Steering Committee has made its recommendation of the Republican members to serve on the... Read More

Nebraska’s Presence Guided National Issues at the American Farm Bureau Convention

LINCOLN, Neb. – Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 100th annual meeting approved a number of resolutions that will provide the organization with authority from its grassroots members to push Congress toward the goal line on... Read More

New AFAN/WSA executive director excited to 'grow Nebraska'

Steve Martin is no stranger to livestock development and promotion. The new executive director of the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) and We Support Agriculture (WSA) spent 12 years at the Nebraska Department of Agricultu... Read More

Pork Brought to Australia Confirmed to Contain ASF

Officials in Australia say six pork products brought to the nation’s airports have tested positive for African swine fever. The testing was done through routine border checks at Australian airports and mail processing centers as they were about to ... Read More

Authorities ID man whose body was found by firefighters

Uehling, Neb. -- Authorities have released the name of an 83-year-old man whose body was found by firefighters battling a house blaze in the Dodge County town of Uehling. The Fremont Tribune reports that he's been identified as Clarence Hammond. ... Read More

Health Canada Introduces New Food Guide

VANCOUVER - Health Canada unveiled a radically new food guide Tuesday that eliminates food groups, encourages plant-based foods over meat and dairy products, and is likely to force changes across the country's agricultural industry. "I see the foo... Read More

(Audio) Armstrong To Play For Danger

Preparations are underway for another season of indoor football with the Nebraska Danger in Grand Island. Former stand out player Pig Brown is back for his first full year as head coach. Nebraska has signed former Husker Tommy Armstrong Jr to play qu... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Names “Customer-Oriented” Leader as Next Health & Human Services CEO

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Dannette R. Smith as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  Her appointment comes at the conclusion of a national search for a cu... Read More

FDA Considers Calling Back More Inspectors

The Food and Drug Administration is considering calling back more furloughed workers to help with inspections of high-risk foods. The FDA last week said it would restart inspections of high-risk foods that had been stopped due to the federal governme... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL Grand Island 47, Columbus 46 Hartington Cedar Catholic 72, Ponca 65 North Bend Central 85, Madison 39 Oelrichs, S.D. 79, Sioux County 60 Pender 64, Emerson-Hubbard 38 W... Read More

Upper Big Blue NRD Board of Directors Elect Officer Positions for 2019-20

The Upper Big Blue NRD Board of Directors met Thursday, January 17, 2019, at the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District office to discuss and vote on January’s committee actions and reports.  During the meeting, Upper Big Blue NRD board member... Read More