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(VIDEO) 'It's All About the Beef' in Loomis

Loomis public schools kicked off their Nebraska Beef in Schools program Friday.  The school plans to serve beef two to three times a week thanks to donations from the community.  The program will be... Read More

Export Exchange Results in $460 Million In Grain And Co-Product Sales

The Export Exchange conference hosted this fall by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is already paying dividends, according to new surveys of overseas grain buyers who attended – to the tune of nearly a half billi... Read More

Death of Castro could free Cuba to produce biofuels

The death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, a fierce critic of biofuels like ethanol, has raised hopes among industry experts that some of Cuba's vast tracts of fallow land may soon be used to ease its dependence on fuel imports. Castro branded... Read More

BLM Releases Flawed Planning Rule in the Closing Days of Presidents Term

WASHINGTON– The Bureau of Land Management today released a final version of BLM planning 2.0. Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association federal lands said this process radically alters fe... Read More

Holoubek Stepping Down as Head of A-FAN

Members in attendance at this week's annual meetings of the NE Corn Growers and NE Soybean Association in Lincoln heard a presentation from A-FAN, the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska. Organizational Director Willow Holoubek tout... Read More

(AUDIO) NWB Issues Call for FY 2017-2018 Funding Proposals

The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) is issuing its call for funding proposals for consideration for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Proposals should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Individuals or organizations reques... Read More

Advanced Biofuels Targets Unlikely to be Met

Biofuels blending targets are spelled out in legislation and enforced by EPA standards, as is well known. However, current policies face significant pressures for change, the Government Accountability Office says and describes "several factors" that ... Read More

Fischer: Plan to repeal and replace Obamacare includes transition period

U.S Senator Deb Fischer says the Republican party's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare includes a transition period to slowly gain a plan that is workable. The Nebraska Republican told reporters during Thursday's conference call that any repeal... Read More

(AUDIO) Crop Conditions Deteriorate as Drought Invades KS

Much needed moisture makes the top of many Kansas wheat farmers' 2016 Christmas wish lists. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, much of western Kansas is currently in moderate to severe drought just a few weeks after the entirety of the state was ... Read More

Winners Thrust Sky-High Wheat Yields Into Public Eye

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- From central Michigan to the plains of western Kansas and the river-fed acres of northern Oregon, the winners of the inaugural National Wheat Yield Contest share a common belief: Give wheat its due and it will return the favor... Read More

Legacy of the Plains Museum receives donation

The 2nd Annual Octoberfest Revived Committee presented a $1,500 check to the Legacy of the Plains on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Legacy of the Plains Museum. Chairperson Ken Meyer said the money is to use for the museums growth and projects they are ... Read More