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Trump to Name Ex-Georgia Gov. Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will name former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as his nominee for secretary of agriculture on Thursday, a senior transition official said on Wednesday. Perdue, 70,... Read More

NCTA Livestock Team judges at National Western

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture livestock judging team members, from left, are Eleanor Aufdenkamp, North Platte; Braden Wilke, Columbus; and Emilye Vales, DeWitt. Vales placed 11th and Aufdenkamp tied for 12th in the National Western Livest... Read More

Man dies, 8 more people treated for carbon monoxide

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP)  A man has died and eight other people _ including firefighters and a police officer _ have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning in Grand Island.  The Grand Island Independent reports that firefighters were sent to a h... Read More

Man dies, 8 more people treated for carbon monoxide

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A man has died and eight other people _ including firefighters and a police officer _ have been treated for carbon monoxide poisoning in Grand Island. The Grand Island Independent reports that firefighters were sent to a ... Read More

USDA Expands Grasslands Conservation Program to Small-Scale Livestock Producers

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced USDA will accept over 300,000 acres in 43 states that were offered by producers during the recent ranking period for the Conservation Reserve Pr... Read More

USDA Announces $18.9 Million Available to Support Agricultural Education at 1890s Land-grant Institutions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $18.9 million in funding for eligible 1890 land-grant colleges and universities to obtain or improve agricultural and food sciences faciliti... Read More

Trump EPA Pick says He Backs Biofuels Program, But Open to Tweaks

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, said on Wednesday he would honor the intent of the U.S. biofuels program, but remained open to tweaking it. The Renewable Fu... Read More

Huskers To Host Event For Fans

Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team will host a free fan fest on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Hawks Championship Center. The event is free to the public and is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. Fans do not need to pre-register for the event and the firs... Read More

Nebraska authorities not sure driver knew his car hit person

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have talked to a man whose vehicle fatally struck an Iowa woman in southeast Nebraska. Nineteen-year-old Merzedes Hart, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was killed late Friday night as she crossed U.S. Highway 6 northeast ... Read More

Another ‘Midnight’ Regulation Dumped On Farmers

In another poke in the eye to agriculture, the Obama administration tomorrow will issue a regulation that adds animal welfare standards to the nation’s organic food production law. The National Pork Producers Council will work with the Trump admini... Read More

US Consumer Prices Up Moderate 0.3 Percent in December

U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years. The Labor Department says its consumer price index increased 0.3 percent la... Read More