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USDA Announces $18.9 Million Available to Support Agricultural Education at 1890s Land-grant Institutions

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $18.9 million in funding for eligible 1890 land-grant colleges and universities to obtain ... Read More

Another ‘Midnight’ Regulation Dumped On Farmers

In another poke in the eye to agriculture, the Obama administration tomorrow will issue a regulation that adds animal welfare standards to the nation’s organic food production law. The National Pork Producers Council will work with the Trump admini... Read More

US Consumer Prices Up Moderate 0.3 Percent in December

U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years. The Labor Department says its consumer price index increased 0.3 percent la... Read More

Improving Nitrogen Efficiency in 2017

The 2017 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics concluded this week. Many of the educational presentations focused on economics and how to improve efficiency especially when faced with lower commodity prices. Charles Wortmann, Nebraska Extension ... Read More

Egg Saftey Issue to Supreme Court

While livestock and meat products are scrutinized closely by USDA inspectors during slaughter, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for the safety of other food products, manages a much lighter inspection footprint, but is usi... Read More

Ricketts to travel to Washington for Trump inauguration

LINCOLN, Neb. - Add Gov. Pete Ricketts to the list of dignitaries traveling to Washington for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. A spokesman says Ricketts will attend inauguration events on Thursday and Friday, including a dinner to hono... Read More

US To Lift Ban on Beef Imports From France

The U.S. will lift the ban on beef imports from France, which have been shut out of the market for 19 years, according to the European Commission. "This is excellent news for French producers," three European Union commissioners said in a joint state... Read More

(Audio) McCook Knocks Off Lexington On Tuesday

McCook-A furious fourth quarter comeback wasn't enough as Lexington came up short to the Bison on Tuesday night losing 48-46. The Bison used a big 14-0 run to end the 3rd quarter and to start the fourth that helped them eventually take a 42-32 lead w... Read More

FFA Members Return from Educational, Cultural Experience in South Africa

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017/National FFA Organization) – During the past two weeks, 75 FFA members visited South Africa for a 12-day educational and cultural experience. Members participated in the 2017 International Leadership Semina... Read More

Inauguration Week Ad Recognizes Trump Leadership on Biofuels

The nation’s top renewable fuel advocates are celebrating inauguration week with a new television ad highlighting President-elect Donald Trump’s vocal support for jobs in the biofuels sector and offering thanks for his steadfast leadership. The n... Read More

Nebraska woman accused of stabbing brother gets 30 months

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus woman has been given 30 months in prison for stabbing her brother. Online court records show 21-year-old Alicia Martinez was sentenced Friday in Platte County District Court. She'd taken a deal and pleaded no contest to... Read More