Judge Rejects Farm Groups' Lawsuit to Keep EPA Data Private

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by two major farm groups that sought to block the release of data on large livestock farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The American Farm Bureau Federation and the Na... Read More

EPA Allows Argentine Biodiesel to Enter U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a new rule Tuesday that allows biodiesel from Argentina to be imported to the United States, and for the biodiesel to qualify as a renewable fuel that meets the Renewable Fuel Standard provided a third ... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Voices Support for LB 85, Encourage Amended Fee Structure

LINCOLN – Nebraska Cattlemen (NC) today testified in support of LB 85, a bill regarding fees for the Nebraska Brand Committee, sponsored by Sen. Al Davis of Legislative District 43. In addition to voicing support for the bill, NC encouraged the Neb... Read More

`Nebraska 150' license plate bill advanced to Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb.  Nebraska is one step closer to creating new license plates that would recognize the state's 150th anniversary. A bill to allow the ``Nebraska 150 Sesquicentennial'' plates was sent to the full Legislature on Tuesday after a committ... Read More

Smith Stands for Nebraska Agriculture at Trade Hearing

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) participated today in a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the U.S. trade policy agenda.  In the hearing, Smith raised concerns to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman about workforce d... Read More

ASA to EPA: Where Are Your Renewable Fuel Priorities?

WASHINGTON (January 27, 2015) – The farmer leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA) today voiced their exasperation, confusion and anger at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency following an announcement that the EPA will ... Read More

Saunders County Livestock Association Summary

About 550 people attended the Saunders County Livestock Association banquet Tuesday night. It was held at the Starlite Ballroom near Wahoo. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts spoke following dinner, touching on two familiar themes: The negative effec... Read More

Lex. City Council approves downtown street improvement project

The Lexington City Council met for their final January meeting on Tuesday night in the Council Chambers. The council authorized to solicit bids for three future projects: pool painting in both the competition and zero depth pools, Frontier Street imp... Read More

Some Activists Oppose Ag Director's Reappointment

Animal welfare advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to oppose the governor's reappointment of the state agriculture director. Testifiers accused the department Tuesday of failing to enforce punishments against commercial breeders who mistreat dog... Read More

NHL Scores

NHL Tuesday's Games= Philadelphia 4, Arizona 3, SO N.Y. Islanders 4, N.Y. Rangers 1 Pittsburgh 5, Winnipeg 3 Columbus 4, Washington 3 Carolina 4, Tampa Bay 2 Montreal 3, Dallas 2 Detroit 5, Florida 4 Nashville 4, Colorado 3, OT Calgary 4,... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Tuesday's Games= Toronto 104, Indiana 91 Milwaukee 109, Miami 102 Cleveland 103, Detroit 95 Memphis 109, Dallas 90 Chicago 113, Golden State 111, OT Washington 98, L.A. Lakers 92 Wednesday's Games= Detroit at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Po... Read More