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Richard A. Cogdill Joins The Scoular Company as Chief Financial Officer

OMAHA, Neb., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scoular Company announced today that Richard A. ("Rick") Cogdill has been appointed its Chief Financial Officer. Cogdill is based in Scoular's corporate... Read More

Farm Bureau Alarmed by Politicization of EU’s  Food Approval Process

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2015 – The American Farm Bureau today praised the European Commission for its careful and scientific analysis in approving seventeen different genetically modified agricultural products for food and feed. The approval ca... Read More

ASA Looks Ahead as TPA Bill Emerges from House, Senate Committees

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2015) – Following the passage of a bill by the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee that would grant trade promotion authority to President Barack Obama, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is cal... Read More

Business community backs dreamers in driver's license debate

LINCOLN-- It was the Fourth of July when 12-year-old Juan Gallegos and his family left their home in Mexico and arrived in the United States on visitor's visas. "I remember it like it was yesterday," Gallegos said. "It was like a celebration; there... Read More

Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q2: High-flying Pork Prices Come Back Down to Earth

In its Q2 report, Rabobank says the global pork industry searched for stability during Q1 2015, with strong supply growth and relatively weak demand driving the market. Pork prices are sharply lower, as robust global supply growth (driven by the U... Read More

ASA Expresses Concern on EU Action that Would Permit Individual EU Countries to Ban the Import of Food and Feed Containing Biotech Ingredients

ST. LOUIS (April 22, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded today with concern and disappointment in a decision from the European Commission to propose amending its approvals process for biotechnology traits to allow individual memb... Read More

2 missing sisters found in Michigan after nearly 2 weeks

CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) _ Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan have been found alive in the Upper Peninsula. State police Sgt. Brent Rosten describes Leslie Roy and Lee Marie Wright as a ``little weak'' but... Read More

Monsanto Announces Five Regional Winners In 2015 America's Farmers

ST. LOUIS (Apr. 24, 2015) – When Monsanto opened its search for the 2015 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year, the company knew it would get a lot of fantastic nominations. This year, though, the judging was particularly difficult because of all the... Read More

Lopers To Hold Spring Game

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska-Kearney football team will finish up spring practice with a game this Saturday, April 25th, at Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field. The contest will start at 1:00 and last to approximately 3:00 p.m. There will ... Read More

Lexington Police make arrests in probation search and domestic order

The Lexington Police Department is investigating an attempted theft of wheels and tires from a shop in the 700 block of N.Adams Street. It was reported around 2:30am on April 20th. Suspects ran when owner approached and a suspect vehicle was towed. ... Read More

EU approves more GM food as row simmers

BRUSSELS (AP) _ The European Union has authorized the use of more genetically modified food and feed amid a row over whether EU member states should be able to independently ban certain GM products. The EU's executive commission said Friday that i... Read More