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Statement from USDA Secretary Perdue and FDA Commissioner Gottlieb on the regulation of cell-cultured food products from cell lines of livestock and poultry

SILVER SPRING, Md./PRNewswire/ -- Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting to discuss the use of livestock and poultry cell lines ... Read More

Commodity Classic Educational Sessions Focus on Bottom-Line Impact

ST. LOUIS — As farmers look to improve their profitability in an unpredictable agricultural environment, the educational sessions at the 2019 Commodity Classic are designed to help farmers make better-informed decisions that can have a powerful imp... Read More

UNMC joins global network to combat human viruses

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has joined a worldwide network composed of 29 countries combatting major threats from human viruses. The medical center says the Global Virus Network represents experts at 45 Centers of Excellence and sev... Read More

Huskers Sweep Hoosiers

Huskers Sweep Hoosiers for Sixth Straight Win BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The sixth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team swept Indiana 25-13, 25-19, 25-19 in its final Big Ten road match of the season on Saturday night at University Gym. The Huskers (22-6, 13... Read More

NU Edges Michigan State On Senior Day

Lincoln – Freshman Barret Pickering kicked three fourth-quarter field goals, including the game-winner with 5:13 remaining, and the Nebraska football team rallied for a 9-6 victory over Michigan State on Senior Day at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska... Read More

NDA ENCOURAGES PRODUCERS AND FEED MANUFACTURERS TO BE MINDFUL OF MYCOTOXIN LEVELS IN GRAIN

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging producers and feed manufacturers to be mindful of mycotoxin levels in corn being fed to livestock this winter.  Mycotoxins are naturally occurring mold fungi that affects corn. ... Read More

The Emporium in Scottsbluff shuts down ahead of schedule

Five days after announcing the closure of their restaurant- The Emporium has closed their doors for good- one week ahead of their planned closure. On Saturday, owners Ron and Sara Schluter posted to their Facebook page that they have ran out of in... Read More

U.S. Farmers Visit Cuban Farms, Discuss Future Relationships

MANHATTAN, KAN. - Delegates from the U.S. agriculture industry were in Cuba last week for the Cuba-U.S. Agriculture Business Conference. The conference brought about much interest from the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs an... Read More

NCBA on Fake Meat News:

WASHINGTON- Colin Woodall, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, issued the following statement regarding the announced plan regarding how USDA and FDA would regulate lab-produced fake meat: “This announcement that USDA would have primar... Read More

Winter storm brings slick travel conditions

Motorists are urged to use caution as they travel roadways in the Panhandle and Eastern Wyoming Saturday. As of 9 a.m., few accidents have been reported in the area according to Scotts Bluff County Communications and the Nebraska State Patrol, wit... Read More

2018 WNAC Art Walk will have 11 stops, bus service to shuttle participants

This weekend will be a festive one, including the West Nebraska Arts Center "Art Walk" among the many activities available to area residents. This Sunday from 2:00pm to 5:00 pm in the afternoon, you can take part in a free tour around Scottsbluff ... Read More