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USDA Announces $3 Million in Funding for Critical Agriculture Production Research

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced nearly $3 million in grants to address critical issues affect... Read More

New USDA Fact Sheets Illustrate State-by-State Benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a series of fact sheets illustrating how the newly reached Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement can boost the U.S. agriculture industry, supporting more American... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing on Dietary Guidelines

With less than three months before the guidelines are expected to be finalized, the House Agriculture Committee today held a public hearing to continue their oversight of the development of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This proved to be... Read More

District Softball Begins Thursday

A-5 Kearney Kearney will play Lincoln Northeast at Noon A-6 Blair Grand Island will play at 2pm B-5 Hastings Holdrege vs Oneill, 10am Nwest vs Adams Central, 10am Hastings vs Aurora, at noon GICC top seed B-6 McCook Lexington vs Gerin... Read More

Monsanto slashing 2,600 jobs, buying back shares as sales fall

Monsanto Co, one of the world's largest seed and agrichemical companies, said on Wednesday that it was slashing 2,600 jobs and restructuring operations to cut costs in a slumping commodity market that it expects to squeeze results well into 2016. ... Read More

Lawyer: Proposed regulations could prevent wind project

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An attorney representing an energy company planning a wind farm in Lancaster and Gage counties said proposed regulations may prevent the project from happening. Lincoln attorney David Levy, who's representing Volkswind USA, sa... Read More

Nebraska Corn opens invitation for bus trip to Kansas Speedway for October 18 NASCAR race

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA — NASCAR fans, start your engines and join Nebraska corn farmers as we head to the races! The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association has an open invitation to consumers interested in attending the Sunday, Octobe... Read More

Obama Administration Makes TPP Sales Pitch to Agriculture

The Trans-Pacific Partnership sales pitch to American agriculture is that the 500 million or so people outside the U.S. represented by the trade deal includes a rapidly-expanding middle class that will want more U.S. food products. "I will tell ... Read More

Monsanto Pledges Support to National Wheat Yield Contest

Monsanto, along with other industry leaders, is sponsoring the National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC), giving U.S. wheat farmers a new way to share knowledge and showcase their skills. The National Wheat Foundation organized this year’s NWYC, model... Read More

The Implant Question

Implanting beef calves is one practice where there can be benefits whether you do or you don't. Getting those benefits comes down to just how serious you are about your marketing program. For those who opt to use implants, it's all about the pou... Read More

UNK Rolls Past Fort Hays State

Kearney, Neb. – All six starters had four or more kills to help the 16th-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team sweep Fort Hays State (-17, -10, -14) Tuesday night at the Health & Sports Center. A crowd of 1,178 watched the Lopers improve t... Read More