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Prosecutor charges concrete truck driver in La Vista deaths

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) _ The driver of a loaded concrete truck that tipped onto a car near Omaha, killing two people, has been charged with misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide. Sarpy County Attorney L... Read More

NSP Removes 16 Impaired Drivers in 4/20 Weekend Enforcement

LINCOLN, NEB.  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) removed 16 impaired drivers during special enforcement operations over the weekend, coinciding with a national enforcement campaign around 4/20. “Troopers work every day from border... Read More

Filibusters on Trump Nominees, Bills Complicate EPA Head Replacement

OMAHA (DTN) -- As much angst as EPA has caused for the ethanol industry with Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hardship waivers granted to small refineries, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he doesn't believe EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt should be r... Read More

CA Judge Says Glyphosate Can Be Listed Under Prop 65

A California Appeals Court sided with the Center for Food Safety and the state of California in affirming that Monsanto’s glyphosate pesticide can be listed under Prop 65. The listing says glyphosate is a known carcinogen. Monsanto filed a lawsu... Read More

U.S. farmers and ranchers: time is running out to complete the  2017 Census of Agriculture

WASHINGTON – April 24, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is reminding farmers and ranchers that the window is closing on the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Census of Agr... Read More

UNK Adds Middle Blocker

Kearney, Neb. – Nebraska-Kearney head volleyball coach Rick Squiers today announced Illinois native Hannah Scherder will play for the Lopers in the fall. The 6-1 middle blocker from Peoria joins four other high school seniors and transfer Madison S... Read More

Under cover: June 5 bus tour will visit farms growing produce in high tunnels

OLATHE, Kan. – Until recently, Midwest farmers who grow fresh fruits and vegetables were limited to a relatively short growing season, thanks to cold, windy days at the beginning of the growing season and cold weather in the fall. The increasing us... Read More

Nebraska Chicken and Eggs

LINCOLN, Neb. April 23, 2018 - All layers in Nebraska during March 2018 totaled 7.69 million, down from 8.42 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during March totaled ... Read More

District bars from yearbook memorials to dead students

CAIRO, Neb. - A central Nebraska school district has told the parents of two students killed in a traffic accident that they can't buy space in the school yearbook to honor their children. The Centura Junior/Senior High School students, 16-year-ol... Read More

On One-Year Anniversary, Chairman Roberts Hears Secretary Perdue’s ‘State of Rural America’ Update

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today held a hearing titled, “The State of Rural America.” “Producers in Kansas and all across the coun... Read More

NCTA Reserve Champs at nationals

NORFOLK, Neb. – The Aggies at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis have repeated a Reserve Champion title in national agriculture contests hosted in Nebraska.   Twenty five students competed in 12 categories at the North Ameri... Read More