class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-news page-template-page-templatesnews-php page page-id-544 page-parent group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.5 vc_responsive"
Corn-state senators seek Trump meeting as U.S. biofuel changes loom

(Reuters) - A group of senators from U.S. corn states have asked President Donald Trump for a meeting about the nation’s biofuels law, amid expectations the administration will soon act to lower the... Read More

Ricketts warns time is running out to approve property tax relief

  With time running short in Nebraska's 60 day legislative session, Governor Pete Ricketts is urging lawmakers to get busy on property tax relief, something voters have made clear they expect. Since 2005, ag land property taxes have risen ... Read More

Report Points to Industries at Risk of Job Losses Due to Metal Tariffs

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. rice, cranberries, sweet corn, orange juice, kidney beans, peanut butter, tobacco and whiskey are among the agricultural products listed by the European Union to face retaliatory tariffs in Europe due to the Trump administration's... Read More

EPA Proposes Reduction in Required RIN Credits for Philly refinery

The Environmental Protection Agency made a proposal to lower the number of biofuel credits that bankrupt oil refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions must buy under the Renewable Fuels Standard. The nation’s biofuels groups are very concerned about th... Read More

March 16, 2018

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 4.22 (-0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 4.22 (-0.14) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 4.22 (-0.14) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 4.64 (-0.14) New Alliance / Alliance – 4.64 (-0.14) Frenchman Valle... Read More

Justice Department Not Satisfied With Bayer/Monsanto Proposals

Bayer’s plan to get antitrust approval from the U.S. Justice Deparment hasn’t satisfied the expectations of U.S. officials. Two sources told Bloomberg that those officials are worried that the merger could hurt competition. The department feel... Read More

Regulators: Loss of Nebraska tax could create new water woes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Groundwater regulators in Nebraska could have a tougher time financing water conservation projects after a bill they endorsed died in the Legislature, but some lawmakers say the measure wasn't necessary and would have led to hi... Read More

Coaches chosen for West Nebraska All-Star Games

Coaches have been selected for the 2018 West Nebraska All-Star football and volleyball contests. This marks the 40th year for the West Nebraska All-Star Football game. Jordan Haas of Hemingford will be the head coach of the West team. Assisting... Read More

WNCC ready for nationals today

Scottsbluff ’s Trent Harris and Gering’s Austin Hoffman competed against each other a number of times in high school. Now, the two are teammates for the WNCC men’s basketball team, helping the Cougars capture a regional title and national tourn... Read More

Potential eruptions at Yellowstone geyser, world's largest

Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014. Park officials said employees reported seeing an eruption at the Steamboat Geyser in northwest Wyoming Thu... Read More

Nebraska to use new computer-adaptive tests

A state official says Nebraska's new academic assessments may eventually reduce the time students spend in state testing and get scores back to districts quicker. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the state Department of Education's Nebraska Stu... Read More