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Monsanto offers cash to U.S. farmers who use controversial chemical

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co (MON.N) will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to apply its product even as reg... Read More

Cargill Launches Fedbytrade Campaign

Cargill is launching a new campaign to provide stories that consumers can understand regarding how trade helps feed the world. The new initiative is called FedbyTrade, highlighting how companies are speaking up against the Trump Administration’s... Read More

GROWMARK reports 2017 year-end financial results

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AgPR) Dec. 11, 2017 – GROWMARK announced its audited financial results for fiscal year 2017, which ended August 31, 2017. GROWMARK reported $7.3 billion in sales, up from $7.0 billion in 2016. Pretax income of $91 million is do... Read More

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Drops

The Food and Drug Administration began keeping records on antibiotic use in livestock animals in 2009. For the first time since then, the agency says antibiotic usage dropped. Sales of medically important antibacterials for livestock and poultry f... Read More

UNMC chemist creates key compound in kidney-disease breakthrough

Results reported in Dec. 7  issue of Science Corey Hopkins, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical science at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy, is the lead medicinal chemist and co-author on a Dec. 7 study in Sc... Read More

Lexington Bowling Competes At State Tourney

The Lexington Girls & Boys NHSBF Bowling teams  competed at the State championships in Lincoln. The Lexington girls finished as the state runner up to Waverly. Lexington advanced by beating Gretna 3-0, Lexington then beat Northwest in the semis.... Read More

Farm Bureau Members Set Policy on Property Taxes, Trade, Other Key Issues; Re-elect State Leaders at Annual Meeting

Farmers and ranchers from across the state set Nebraska Farm Bureau policy for the coming year and re-elected leaders as part of the organization’s 100th Annual Meeting and Convention held Dec. 3-5 in Kearney. Delegates discussed a wide range of ag... Read More


Farmers and ranchers across the country took to Twitter on Wednesday to let the  President and other administration officials know that staying in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a win for farmers.  Corn growers from around the U... Read More

Authorities identify victims in fatal Omaha interstate crash

OMAHA, Neb. - Authorities have identified the three Omaha men who died in a head-on crash on Interstate 480. Police say 32-year-old Alvaro Contreras was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of Interstate 480 just before 1 a.m. Sunday when th... Read More

Canadian Ambassador Optimistic on NAFTA Negotiations

Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. says the target date of March as a finishing point to the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations is very possible. He tells Bloomberg it’s possible if the three sides can overcome some sticking points, in... Read More

Beatrice schools pick Ord superintendent to lead district

BEATRICE, Neb. - The Beatrice school board wants to hire Ord's superintendent to lead its district. KWBE radio reports that the Beatrice board on Saturday offered the job to Jason Alexander. Initially, the Beatrice board deadlocked on three vot... Read More