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ASA Expresses Concern on EU Action that Would Permit Individual EU Countries to Ban the Import of Food and Feed Containing Biotech Ingredients

ST. LOUIS (April 22, 2015) - The American Soybean Association (ASA) responded today with concern and disappointment in a decision from the European Commission to propose amending its approvals process... Read More

Lexington Police make arrests in probation search and domestic order

The Lexington Police Department is investigating an attempted theft of wheels and tires from a shop in the 700 block of N.Adams Street. It was reported around 2:30am on April 20th. Suspects ran when owner approached and a suspect vehicle was towed. ... Read More

EU approves more GM food as row simmers

BRUSSELS (AP) _ The European Union has authorized the use of more genetically modified food and feed amid a row over whether EU member states should be able to independently ban certain GM products. The EU's executive commission said Friday that i... Read More

Lawmakers Press EPA to Approve RFS That Matches Purpose of 2005 Law

OMAHA (DTN) -- The biofuels industry received a boost from a bipartisan group of United States senators who on Thursday leaned on EPA to finalize a Renewable Fuels Standard that sparks continued growth in the industry. EPA announced on April 1... Read More

Ne. Press Women holds conf. in Lexington

LEXINGTON – Nebraska media professionals are invited to head to Lexington in west central Nebraska for the Nebraska Press Women’s 2015 spring conference on Saturday, April 25. Theme for the conference will be, “Growing for the Future.” Act... Read More

Paw Prints in Dawson County looks to reduce unwanted pets

A new legal nonprofit organization has formed in Dawson County with hopes of reducing homeless animals/pets. Paw Prints in Dawson County are working to raise enough funds to spay or neuter animals for homeowners who don't have the funds to do it them... Read More

Monsanto's Fraley discusses agricultural innovations, challenges

The public gathered Tuesday at Nebraska Innovation Campus to hear from Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season. The lecture was titled "2050: Agricultu... Read More

This Arbor Day put more green in spring with American Ethanol

LINCOLN, NEB. – From creating a cleaner air environment to forming windbreaks that stabilize the soil, planting trees is a sustainable effort that all Nebraskans are encouraged to participate in this Arbor Day. Also joining this sustainable effort ... Read More

UNL to break ground on new Veterinary Diagnostic Center

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is scheduled to break ground on a new Veterinary Diagnostic Center April 29 on UNL's East Campus. The groundbreaking is scheduled for 4 p.m. with a reception afterward in the Ken Morrison Life Sciences Research Cent... Read More

Hastings teacher accused of improper student relationship

HASTINGS, Neb.  A Hastings High School teacher has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a student. The Hastings Tribune reports that 38-year-old Johnathan Shafer was arrested on a warrant Thursday evening. Online jail records say he rema... Read More

Monsanto Ranks No. 43 on the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2015-- For the seventh year in a row, DiversityInc(R) has recognized Monsanto Company for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by naming the sustainable agriculture company to its 2015 Top 50 Companies for D... Read More