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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest on Drug, Weapon Charges

GRAND ISLAND, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an Omaha man on multiple charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 80. Troopers stopped a 2001 Honda Accord for spe... Read More

U.S. soy processors build new capacity at fastest rate in 20 years

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. agricultural cooperatives are building new soybean crushing plants at the fastest rate in two decades as farmers in the world’s top producer prepare to sow another record area with soy. The growth worldwide in the number... Read More

Man Given 10 to 16 Years for Possession of Meth in Butler County

DAVID CITY, Neb. - A man who was arrested for possession of meth in Butler County will serve time in prison. On November 7, 2017, Juan Campos Jr., 28, pled guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver, a Class 1C Felony. Campos w... Read More

USDA Reports Preview

USDA isn't expected to say much in its December round of numbers, which means there's not much to say in this month's preview. USDA will release its latest Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports at... Read More

NBB Welcomes Longtime Grassley Aide to Lead DC Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) is pleased to announce that Kurt Kovarik, a senior adviser and legislative director of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), has accepted the position of Vice President of Federal Affairs. Kovar... Read More

Monsanto offers cash to U.S. farmers who use controversial chemical

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co (MON.N) will give cash back to U.S. farmers who buy a weed killer that has been linked to widespread crop damage, offering an incentive to apply its product even as regulators in several U.S. states weigh restrictions ... Read More

Husker Women Sweep Big Ten Weekly Honors

Nebraska sophomore Hannah Whitish was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, while freshman Kate Cain added her third Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award in the season's first five weeks, when the conference announced its honors on Monday. Whitish, a... Read More

Lincoln officials push bike-share program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Lincoln officials are paving the way for a new bike-sharing program similar to one already in place in Omaha. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that City Council is expected to decide on a $775,000 equipment contract and a $65... Read More

Roby claims All-America honors from AFCA

SEWARD, Neb. – One of the GPAC’s most dominant defensive players over the past four seasons, senior Tarence Roby claimed a major award from the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) on Monday (Dec. 11). The organization named Roby to th... Read More

Cargill Launches Fedbytrade Campaign

Cargill is launching a new campaign to provide stories that consumers can understand regarding how trade helps feed the world. The new initiative is called FedbyTrade, highlighting how companies are speaking up against the Trump Administration’s... Read More

GROWMARK reports 2017 year-end financial results

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AgPR) Dec. 11, 2017 – GROWMARK announced its audited financial results for fiscal year 2017, which ended August 31, 2017. GROWMARK reported $7.3 billion in sales, up from $7.0 billion in 2016. Pretax income of $91 million is do... Read More