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Judge Andrea Miller to speak to 363 UNK grads at Friday commencement

Courtesy/ University of Nebraska-Kearney. Student speaker during the exercises will be Aatiya Ahmad, a cum laude graduate from Auburn, who will receive a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, emphasizing... Read More

White House to host fresh biofuels talks to help refiners: sources

(Reuters) - The White House will host talks between the rival oil and ethanol industries on Wednesday in hopes of brokering a deal to help refiners struggling to meet the country’s biofuels policy, according to sources familiar with the matter. ... Read More

Nebraska's largest solar farm is up and running

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ The largest solar farm in Nebraska has started operations. The Kearney Hub reports that the 53-acre solar farm in Kearney was dedicated Monday. The system's nearly 22,500 solar panels will generate 5.8 megawatts of renewable e... Read More

Chairman Roberts: “Trade Is More Than a Product Crossing a Border”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today addressed the Washington International Trade Association, highlighting the benefits of NAFTA to American agricultu... Read More

USDA Reports Flash- USDA Bumps up Corn Use

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- USDA raised corn usage for ethanol on Tuesday for the 2017-18 crop by 50 million bushels, but also lowered soybean and wheat exports by 25 million bushels for each crop. The December World Agricultural Supply and Demand E... Read More

EU to Lists Objections to Bayer-Monsanto Deal

The European Union is setting up potential reasons to reject Bayer AG’s takeover of Monsanto. This week, the EU is expected to send Bayer a so-called statement of objections that list potential reasons for the EU to block the $66 billion proposa... Read More

Student, driver killed in Iowa school bus fire

Two people, a school bus driver and a student, were killed this morning when a school bus for the Riverside Community School district backed into a ditch and caught fire southeast of Oakland, Iowa.   The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Depa... Read More

Scammers targeting Ne & Ia residents with Bitcoin scam

OMAHA, NE – The FBI Omaha Division is informing members of the public who are receiving a suspicious email throughout Nebraska and Iowa to contact IC3.gov to report any suspicious emails or phone calls. The FBI has determined there is no threat or ... Read More

Nebraska traffic stop yields 99 pounds of marijuana in car

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says deputies seized nearly 100 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop of a California car over the weekend. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that a deputy says he stopped a car with... Read More

Voluntary Water Use Reporting Underway

(Lincoln, Neb.)  —  With another irrigation season ended and a new water year already under way, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NeDNR) has sent out invitations to all surface water irrigation permit holders to voluntarily report their... Read More

Wool Exports Increase 24 Percent

Wool exports increased 24 percent during the 2017 marketing year. Exports of U.S. wool increased 8.64 million lbs. to total more than 25 million lbs. for the year. The American Sheep Industry Association says work in conjunction with the Departmen... Read More