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NCGA tells EPA to “Stay the Course” on Renewable Fuel Standard

In comments submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Monday, the National Corn Growers Association highlighted the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and urged the Agency to... Read More


LINCOLN - “Nebraska Agriculture,” a video commissioned by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) and viewed by thousands on YouTube and at the Nebraska State Fair, recently was named a Golden ARC award winner by a national agriculture profe... Read More

Underaged alcohol party stopped on Saturday

A tip to Dawson Gosper Crime Stoppers about an underaged drinking party led to 12 arrests late Saturday night. Lexington Police Chief Tracy Wolf says it was located in the 500 block of West 6th street. Twelve adults were arrested and jailed for Minor... Read More

Fyfe to stay with NU

Ryker Fyfe's father says Fyfe plans to play football for Nebraska this coming fall. The Omaha World-Herald reports Fyfe's absence from some workouts are not related to his status with the Huskers. A Nebraska Spokesman confirmed Fyfe is still wi... Read More

Nebraska State Fair will Host 5th Annual Best Burger Contest

KEARNEY, NE –The Nebraska Beef Council has announced the launch of the 5th annual Nebraska’s Best Burger contest which will include a judging event at the Nebraska State Fair. Public online nominations for the award will be accepted from Augus... Read More

LPN pinning ceremony set for Thursday

  The world will be a bit more caring starting on Thursday.   That’s when 24 graduates of the Mid-Plains Community College Licensed Practical Nursing program will receive their LPN pins, signifying the start of a lifetime of serving others. ... Read More

Farmland Continues to Moderate

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Prices and demand for farmland continue to moderate in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The average value of farmland in Iowa and Nebraska declined during the first six months of 2015. In South Dakota and Wyoming, prices... Read More

Kansas GOP, Democrats plan early March presidential caucuses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in Kansas both hope March 5 caucuses will lure serious contenders for their parties' 2016 presidential nominations into the state. Each party's executive director said Monday that it picked a Saturda... Read More

Crop Progress and Condition Report

Nebraska For the week ending July 26, 2015, Nebraska experienced near normal temperatures throughout the State, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Portions of the southeast received up to four inches of rain, while t... Read More

Kansas Junior Leads By Example

The Angus breed recognized one of its youth leaders at the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) by presenting Esther McCabe, Elk City, Kan., with the 2015 Jim Baldridge Outstanding Leadership Award. McCabe is currently a senior at Kansas State Univer... Read More

USDA Announces Changes to Dairy Import Licensing Program

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced changes to the Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing Program, effective Sept. 1, 2015. Import licensing is one of the tools USDA uses to administer the tariff-rate quota (TR... Read More