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Nebraska Cattlemen Hand Out Awards at Annual Banquet

The Industry Service and Hall of Fame Awards from the Nebraska Cattlemen were handed out at their annual banquet in Kearney Thursday evening. Former Nebraska Governor, Senator and US Ag Secretary M... Read More

Man sentenced to 9 years in federal prison for child porn

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Prosecutors say a North Platte man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute child pornography. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that 31-year-old William Jones was sentenced in U.S. Dist... Read More

Authorities Investigate Kansas Grain Bin Collapse

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a Kansas grain bin to collapse and spill about 250,000 bushels of corn on the ground. The Hays Post reports that no one was injured when the bin gave way around 11 am. Wednesday in the Morris County ... Read More

Kearney Catholic Coach Steps Down

Kearney Catholic High School announced today (Thursday)  that effective immediately, Head boys basketball coach Scott Carlin has tendered his resignation from his teaching and coaching positions at the school for personal reasons. In a press release... Read More

Update on Family Farms

USDA often releases what it regards as non-controversial but self-congratulatory reports when administrations turn over, especially when that occurs just ahead of farm bill debates. So, USDA's new retrospective on U.S. farm structure might be accused... Read More

China Grain Production to Contract for First Time in 13 Years

China grain production is estimated to have fallen for the first time in 13 years, though it remains well above 2014 levels, according to data released Thursday by China's National Bureau of Statistics. The data showed total grain production for 2... Read More

Gothenburg Gets State's First Tesla Super Charging Station

GOTHENBURG - If you are one of the growing number of Tesla car owners you can now drive across the state of Nebraska without worrying about finding a charging station. Gothenburg became the first town in Nebraska to have a super charging station o... Read More

Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on House Agriculture Committee Report on SNAP

WASHINGTON, December 8, 2016—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement on the House Committee on Agriculture's new report on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which contains the Committee's finding... Read More

Only Three Percent of High School and College Students Are Aware of Ag Job Prospects

While agriculture has become a hot sector for job growth (USDA Employment Opportunities Report, 2015), a just-released survey shows only 13 percent of high school and college students are interested in pursuing a career in the agriculture industry ... Read More


GOTHENBURG - The Gothenburg YMCA project got a boost today with a $500,000 donation from the Williams and Gill families. "Gothenburg is a special place," said Matt Williams. "We talk about doing things the 'Gothenburg Way,' which means, never skim... Read More

Merger Discussions, Elections Push Soy Checkoff into 26th Year

Navigating profitability through challenging times. That’s the thought on every soybean farmer’s mind and it resonates strongly with those appointed to serve on the United Soybean Board (USB). Charged with the fiduciary responsibility to invest f... Read More