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Australia hails renewed Japanese beef imports after 17-year hiatus

Wagyu beef companies from across Japan exhibited their products on Monday at a food showcase celebrating the return of Japanese beef to Australia after 17 years. Sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization, the Premium Japanese Food Showcas... Read More

Department says inmate assaulted penitentiary staffer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Correctional Services Department says an inmate assaulted a staff member at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. The assault occurred a little after 7 p.m. Sunday. The department says the inmate refused the... Read More

U.S. drops agriculture demand from NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States has dropped a contentious demand from the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement to impose restrictions on Mexican agricultural exports, Mexico’s top farm lobby said on Sunday. Talks to... Read More

Huskers Start Off Week With Monday Practice

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska football team practiced for just over two hours on Monday inside the Hawks Championship Center in full pads and helmets. Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander spoke to the media following practice to discuss the defense's ... Read More

Bayer/Monsanto Merger Clears All Hurdles

It’s taken months of divesting, negotiating, and waiting, but Bayer and Monsanto will complete their merger. German-based Bayer can now officially begin integrating Monsanto after Bayer divested itself of certain Crop Science businesses in a sale t... Read More

Chickens, goats among animals seized at Grand Island home

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Authorities have rescued goats, rabbits, a tortoise, a dog and more than 200 chickens found on a Grand Island property. The animals were seized Thursday and Friday. An animal control officer said some of the animals were dying... Read More

Minden man dies in crash east of Kearney

Kearney, Neb. --  Authorities say a Minden man has died in a car crash east of Kearney. The crash was reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office says a southbound vehicle ran off a county road into a ditch, hit a... Read More

Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy Returns to Classes with DC Experience

College students participating in the Kansas Corn Collegiate Academy are returning to fall classes with valuable experiences from a week in the nation's capitol. The Collegiate Academy joined Kansas Corn leaders in Washington D.C. in July for Corn C... Read More

ACE comments on proposed 2019 RFS

Sioux Falls, SD – The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) submitted comments today to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed blending volumes for 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on the final day of accepting public... Read More

Lexington Volunteer Firefighters smother train engine fire

RRN/Lexington Volunteer Firefighters douse train engine fire and prepare to leave the scene. Lexington, Neb. -- A Union Pacific train engine caught fire Sunday afternoon in Lexington while stopped for a train crew change. Flames were seen coming ... Read More

Forecasters warn of flood possibilities in Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. - Forecasters have issued flood warnings and watches in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa as heavy rain continues to fall. A National Weather Service flash flood warning covered parts of Harrison, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in w... Read More

(Video) Morning Agriculture News - August 20, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on agriculture news. Story: Oceans of Grass Documentary - Georg Joutras Full Oceans of Grass feature video: More agriculture news and information: ...... Read More

Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce. Missouri has had below-average rainfall since winter. The U.S. Drought Monitor map shows tha... Read More

Hearing planned on proposed expansion of uranium mine

Crawford, Neb. -- Federal regulators will hold a hearing on a proposed expansion at a uranium mine in the Nebraska Panhandle. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says it will hold a hearing on Oct. 30 in Crawford, Nebraska, about the Crow Butte Reso... Read More