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USDA Announces Online Tool to Help Farmers find Farm Loans

A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm Loan Discovery Tool as the newest feature on, the Department... Read More

Big Ten Media Days Begins In Chicago

Chicago-Big Ten Football Media days gets underway today. NU's Scott Frost was supposed to be the first coach to speak today but the Huskers are delayed due to thunderstorms in the region. Frost and the Huskers will be in Chicago eventually but will b... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, State Leaders Debut Talent Recruitment Website

Check out the new talent website by clicking here.   LINCOLN – Today, during the Governor’s Summit on Economic Development, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website ( to recruit talent to Nebraska.  Nebrask... Read More

One-day flood assistance event in Dawson County Thursday

  Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska is gathering resources and partnerships in Dawson and Gosper counties to provide relief for victims of the recent surge of flood waters in South Central Nebraska. A Multi-Agency Resource Center w... Read More

University employees told private data is on stolen laptop

Lincoln, Neb. -- University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials say personal and financial information on more than 900 current and former employees were contained in a laptop computer stolen from a university consultant who was vacationing in Rome. The... Read More

Corn Congress Delegates Urge President Trump to Uphold RFS

(WASHINGTON) July 17, 2019 – Delegates to the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Congress today approved a “Sense of the Corn Congress” urging President Trump to uphold his commitment to America’s farmers and the Renewable Fuel Standa... Read More

Numerous drugs found following multi-county pursuit

RRN/ A Dawson County Sheriff's deputy escorts a detainee at the Cozad Interstate 80 interchange following a pursuit on Tuesday July 16, 2019. Pursued vehicle in background. JULY 17, 2019 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.) — Troopers with the Nebraska State P... Read More

NSP urges preparedness for excessive heat

JULY 17, 2019 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — With extremely hot weather predicted for the next several days across much of the state, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is urging motorists to be prepared. Plan ahead for your trip by packing a travel surviva... Read More

Barchart Announces Grain Buyer Roadshow Across Multiple Midwest Cities - August 26-30

Barchart, a leading provider of data and analytics to the commodities industry, is excited to announce the launch of the cmdtyExchange Roadshow, a free conference series being held in five states across the Midwest this summer. Taking place August 26... Read More

Canal breach threatens irrigation season for Nebraska, Wyoming Ag Producers

A breach on the Ft. Laramie Canal in Wyoming south of Ft. Laramie will force a stop to irrigation water deliveries for North Platte Valley ag producers on the south side of the river in both Wyoming and Nebraska. Jay Dallman, Public Affairs Repres... Read More

On “Almonds Don’t Lactate” Anniversary, Dairy Farmers Call on FDA To Do Its Job

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Milk Producers Federation today marked the one-year anniversary of then-FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s famous observation that “almonds don’t lactate” by reminding the agency it still has not resolved the i... Read More

USDA Announces $16 Million Funding Opportunity to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance f... Read More

Arrest Made in Assault on Kearney Jogger

KEARNEY - Kearney police have made an arrest in an assault on a jogger on July 12. At approximately 11:00 p.m., on Friday Kearney officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of 8th Avenue in Kearney in response to an assault that had occurred at that ... Read More


Delegates attending the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Congress in Washington this morning elected four farmers to serve on the organization’s Corn Board.  Taking office on Oct. 1, the start of NCGA’s 2020 fiscal year, are new board ... Read More