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American Farm Bureau Strongly Endorses Perdue for USDA

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2017 – The following statement may be attributed to Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation: “The nomination of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perd... Read More

Kansas Soybean Expo '17 Sets Attendance Record

Nearly 300 soybean enthusiasts -- the largest crowd in 36 years -- gathered Jan. 11 in Topeka for Kansas Soybean Expo 2017. The Kansas Soybean Association (KSA) organized the annual event, with checkoff funding from the Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC... Read More

Flint Hills Resources to Invest $50 Million at Fairmont Ethanol Plant

Fairmont, Nebraska – Flint Hills Resources announced today it will invest more than $50 million in its Fairmont, Neb. ethanol plant to install a new technology that will produce a high protein animal and fish feed ingredient from a portion of the p... 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