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New EPA Chief Says Agency Can Also Be Pro-Jobs

The new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that America need not choose between jobs and the environment, in a nod to the energy industry, as the White House prepares executive orders that could come as soon as this week... Read More

Environmental account releases to occur in Platte River

Water releases from the Environmental Account at Lake McConaughy will be occuring through March 15th. The late-winter release is coordinated through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program to a... Read More

Kansas FFA Foundation Kicks Off Individual Giving Campaign

The Kansas FFA Foundation Board of Trustees invites individuals across the state to celebrate National FFA Week by promoting and supporting participation in the Washington Leadership Conference. Created in 1969 and held annually in Washington, D.C... Read More

Push To Reduce Property Taxes Gains New Support in Nebraska

A push to reduce property taxes in this year's legislative session is gaining new support in Nebraska. The coalition announced Tuesday includes 16 agricultural and school groups who will urge lawmakers to pass a package that includes ``adequate an... Read More

‘State of the U.S. Ethanol Industry is Strong,’ RFA CEO Says

SAN DIEGO — With the fourth straight year of record profitability for the U.S. ethanol industry last year, the outlook for the domestic ethanol industry remains strong, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) P... Read More

NeCGA Announces Winners of Inaugural FLAGship Program

The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Future Leaders in Agriculture Scholarship Program. After much deliberation, the Grower Services Committee decided on five applicants to receive the $2,000 schol... Read More

Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop in Broken Bow this week

LINCOLN, Neb. (February 20, 2017) — Nebraska’s 12th Annual Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop is scheduled for February 21-23, this Tuesday to Thursday, in Broken Bow at the One Box Convention Center and Kinkaider Brewing Co. This year’... Read More

Parents salute seven NCTA faculty

Curtis, Neb. – Parents taking note of the influence and guidance provided to their sons and daughters while away at college recently recognized seven faculty from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln... Read More

LEAD group returns from ten-day National Study/Travel Seminar

Nebraska LEAD Program Fellows David Rowe of Johnson Lake, Adam Smith of Lexington, and Shane Terrell of Gothenburg returned home after participating in a ten-day National Study/Travel Seminar conducted by the Nebraska LEAD Program, February 8-17, 201... Read More

McKenzie Beals Awarded Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship

McKenzie Beals of Friend, NE, has been awarded the 2017 Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship. McKenzie is a senior studying Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nebraska –Lincoln. She has been accepted a... Read More

KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Costa Rica on April 23-27, 2017. In an effort to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetics, this program provides an ... Read More

PLC and Legal Community Comment on the Range Allotment Owners Association

Ethan Lane, executive director of the Public Lands Council, today released the following statement and open letter regarding the Range Allotment Owners Association: "The Public Lands Council is the only organization in Washington, DC, who solely r... Read More

KLA Call To Action On Transportation Bill

The Kansas Livestock Association is encouraging members to ask their legislators to vote YES on HB 2095, which would increase Kansas maximum legal weights from 85,500 lbs. to 90,000 lbs. for six-axle semi and trailer combinations (a semi with a tripl... Read More

Southeast Nebraska radio stations added to Rural Radio Network programming

The Nebraska Rural Radio Association has expanded its footprint by adding three new affiliates in eastern Nebraska. KUTT and KGMT in Fairbury along with KWBE in Beatrice are now airing ag programming from the Rural Radio Network. The stations are... Read More