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EPA’s Final RFS Rule Puts Future of Biofuels & Climate Policy in Hands of Oil Industry

WASHINGTON — Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) renewable volume obligations (RVOs) for 2014, 2015 and 2016 that refiners have to meet ... Read More

Garden City man sentenced for possessing 16,000 child porn images

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP)- A Garden City man was sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for having more than 16,000 child pornography images. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom says 43-year-old James E. McGary was sentenced Monday to 6½ years in pri... Read More

(AUDIO) Ag Curriculum In the Works for Kearney High School

"Grow With Agriculture" is the name of a new effort at Kearney High School to put agriculture and FFA back in the curriculum.  The funding effort will go toward preparing students at the new Kearney High School for future careers involving agricultu... Read More

Saddle & Sirloin Club Welcomes Dave Nichols

Induction into the Saddle and Sirloin Portrait Gallery is the highest honor bestowed in the livestock industry. Founded in 1903, the gallery is the largest collection of noted artists in the world, devoted to a single industry, and honors the most in... Read More

New Argentine Pres Plans 5% Soy Export Tax Cut

Argentina's new president-elect, Mauricio Macri, will follow through on plans to cut the soybean export tax by 5 percentage points to 30% and sweep away restrictions on corn and wheat shipments from Dec. 10, the country's next agriculture minister, R... Read More

Nebraska law enforcement concerned about mental illness

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  Law enforcement and mental health officials in central Nebraska say the problem of people with mental health issues isn't getting any better. Grand Island Police Chief Steve Lamken tells the Grand Island Independent that peopl... Read More

Ag Secretary Vilsack to Discuss TTIP, Climate Change While In Europe

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Brussels, Belgium on Nov. 30 – Dec. 1 and Paris, France from Dec. 1 – Dec. 3 to address international dignitaries and stakeholders on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), clim... Read More

Former Husker Gets Promoted

Former Husker quarterback Zac Taylor will serve as offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins for the final five games of the season. Taylor who has been the team's quarterbacks coach since 2012 will take over the struggling offense after the organi... Read More

Lawmaker says House TPP Vote Could Take Place This Spring

House floor consideration and a vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement could occur in late spring or early summer following the release of a U.S. International Trade Commission report on the impact of the trade agreement on the U.S. ec... Read More

New president chosen for Nebraska State Bar Association

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ A Columbus attorney chosen as the new president of the Nebraska State Bar Association says he hopes to address the declining number of lawyers in rural communities. The Columbus Telegram reports that Tom Maul has taken ... Read More

Chinese Drone Maker Plots a Course Into Agriculture

China’s SZ DJI Technology Co., the world’s top consumer-drone maker, is setting its sights on the agriculture industry with the launch of a crop sprayer that will test whether farming is fertile ground for drone technology. DJI, which helped k... Read More