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NCTA ranks in Top 30 trade schools

Curtis, Neb. – The two-year technical agriculture college at Curtis, Nebraska, has again gained national attention with a ranking by Forbes business magazine. The Nebraska College of Technical Ag... Read More

DHHS Receives $2 Million Opioid Response Grant

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services received a $2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for opioid response. The grant, awarded to the Division of Behavioral Health, may... Read More

Bomb threat shuts down Clay County Courthouse

CLAY CENTER - The Clay County Courthouse was closed for the day after one of the offices received a bomb threat earlier this morning. According to Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin, shortly after 10 a.m., a robotic call threatened to blow up the cou... Read More

International Dairy Groups Join U.S. in Calling for Action Against Canadian Trade Policies

(Washington, D.C. – June 27, 2017) An international coalition of 10 dairy industry organizations, including three U.S. dairy groups, is asking their governments’ trade ministers to intercede in the increasingly acrimonious dispute over Canada’... Read More

USGC: NAFTA Modernization Efforts Should Seek to Ease Uncertainty For Customers, U.S. Farmers

Concerns about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have disrupted relationships with longstanding customers of U.S. grains and caused significant concern in farm country, U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Chairman Chip Councell tes... Read More

Statewide vanpool program to begin in Nebraska

June 26, 2017 (Lincoln, Nebr.) – The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) Transit Section has contracted with Enterprise Rideshare to bring a statewide vanpool program to Nebraska. A vanpool is a mode of public transportation comprised of a group... Read More

Brazil meat inspection flaws flagged in new blow to sector

Brazil's meat industry lacks enough inspectors to ensure the product is safe, a health inspectors union said on Monday, blaming government cutbacks for what the United States has called system-wide sanitary issues. The ANFFA union renewed its long... Read More

NAFTA Renegotiations Must Prioritize Ag

A modernized North American Free Trade Agreement must build upon market gains for U.S. agriculture and settle remaining challenges for our nation’s farmers and ranchers in our neighboring markets, Don Shawcroft, Colorado Farm Bureau president, stat... Read More

Fans linked to LSU team aid stricken man during CWS game

OMAHA, Neb. - Two people with ties to the Louisiana State University baseball team aided a man who lost consciousness during the LSU-Florida game at the College World Series in Omaha. Dr. Jerry Poch and Jimmy Roy were alerted to the slumping man i... Read More

Summer’s here – and the time is right for: ‘Water, Rest and Shade’

WASHINGTON – Summer has begun and it brings hot weather – and potentially dangerous work conditions. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration reminds employers and workers to take precautions to stay saf... Read More

Chinese-owned Syngenta eyes Bayer assets to bolster seeds

Switzerland's Syngenta (SYNN.S), the crop protection company acquired by ChemChina, has vowed to bulk up its seeds business and join the chase for assets rival Bayer (BAYGn.DE) must sell to gain regulatory approval for its takeover of Monsanto(MON.N)... Read More