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Mid’s Mobile Produce Pantries Gearing Up to Expand  to Additional Counties

  April 9, 2018 ~ The Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska Mobile Produce Pantry program is gearing up to expand their services beyond Buffalo County into Phelps County this month. O... Read More

Dairy Industry Commends Congress’ Call for NAFTA Action on Canada’s Dairy Policies

(Washington, D.C. – April 25, 2018) U.S. dairy groups today commended the bipartisan efforts of 68 members of Congress who encouraged the U.S. Trade Representative to eliminate Canada’s tariffs on U.S. dairy exports and its protectionist pricin... Read More

Governor Ricketts Once Again Fails to Deliver Property Tax Relief

LINCOLN—Nebraska Farmers Union’s Board of Directors evaluated the wins and losses in the recently concluded legislative session during their spring board meeting.  Like most Nebraskans, the Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) board was most frustrated... Read More

Man dies after becoming trapped in grain bin

ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) _ A 68-year-old man has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin in northern Nebraska. Firefighters, medics and Holt County sheriff's deputies were sent Thursday afternoon to a property near Atkinson. They eventually freed th... Read More

National FFA Presents Bill to Amend Federal Charter on House Floor

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, April 25, 2018/National FFA Organization) – A new bill amending the charter of the National FFA Organization was introduced in the House yesterday by Representatives Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.), and Representative Jim Langevin... Read More

Cattlemen Invite President Trump and Vice President Pence to Survey Wildfire Damage in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON (April 25, 2018) - Today the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association invited President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to visit Oklahoma and survey the damage caused by devastating w... Read More

(VIDEO) Secretary Perdue Commemorates First Year at USDA

(Washington, D.C., April 25, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue commemorated his first year at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today by releasing a new interactive website and video. In his first year, Secretary Perdu... Read More

Nebraska prison to work with union on shift transition

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska agency has ordered state prison management to work with the guards' union to transition a southeast prison from 12-hour to 8-hour shifts. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the Nebraska Commission of Industrial ... Read More

EPA Waivers Top 1 Billion Gallons

OMAHA (DTN) -- Waivers granted to small refineries in 2016 and 2017 may have prevented about 1.6 billion gallons of biofuels from entering the fuel supply, according to a new analysis of EPA (https://www.epa.gov/…) performed by the Renewable Fuels ... Read More

Farm Service Agency Makes Administrative Change to the Livestock Indemnity Program

CANADIAN, Texas – Underway now, agricultural producers who have lost livestock to disease, resulting from a weather disaster, have an additional way to become eligible for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance program. US... Read More

Two arrested after multi-state chase; Iowa trooper hurt in crash

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a police chase that began in suburban Omaha and wound south through southwest Iowa ended with a crash and the arrests of two people. Bellevue police investigating a reported drive-by shooting Tuesday night say... Read More