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Lexington man to face manslaughter charge in death of Colorado man

A  Lexington man faces a charge of manslaughter in the death of a Colorado man injured in the collision of two pickups near Loomis. The crash on Thursday, October 1  involved a northbound pickup pul... Read More

National Pork Board Announces First America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Award Winner

NEW YORK – Oct. 7, 2015 – The National Pork Board announced today that Keith Schoettmer, a pig farmer from Tipton, Indiana, is the recipient of its first-ever America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM Award.  The award is designed to recognize a pig ... Read More

One-vehicle crash sends 7 to North Platte hospital

WELLFLEET - The Lincoln County Sheriff's office investigated a one vehicle accident at approximately 1:25 a.m. Wednesday morning, 10 miles east of Wellfleet or just south of Maxwell. A pickup carrying seven occupants was traveling south on Cut Creek ... Read More

New USDA Fact Sheets Illustrate State-by-State Benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a series of fact sheets illustrating how the newly reached Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement can boost the U.S. agriculture industry, supporting more American... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing on Dietary Guidelines

With less than three months before the guidelines are expected to be finalized, the House Agriculture Committee today held a public hearing to continue their oversight of the development of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This proved to be... Read More

District Softball Begins Thursday

A-5 Kearney Kearney will play Lincoln Northeast at Noon A-6 Blair Grand Island will play at 2pm B-5 Hastings Holdrege vs Oneill, 10am Nwest vs Adams Central, 10am Hastings vs Aurora, at noon GICC top seed B-6 McCook Lexington vs Gerin... Read More

Monsanto slashing 2,600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall

Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market that it expects to squeeze results well into 2016. ... Read More

Lawyer: Proposed regulations could prevent wind project

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An attorney representing an energy company planning a wind farm in Lancaster and Gage counties said proposed regulations may prevent the project from happening. Lincoln attorney David Levy, who's representing Volkswind USA, sa... Read More

Nebraska Corn opens invitation for bus trip to Kansas Speedway for October 18 NASCAR race

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA — NASCAR fans, start your engines and join Nebraska corn farmers as we head to the races! The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association has an open invitation to consumers interested in attending the Sunday, Octobe... Read More

Obama Administration Makes TPP Sales Pitch to Agriculture

The Trans-Pacific Partnership sales pitch to American agriculture is that the 500 million or so people outside the U.S. represented by the trade deal includes a rapidly-expanding middle class that will want more U.S. food products. "I will tell ... Read More

Monsanto Pledges Support to National Wheat Yield Contest

Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills. The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, model... Read More