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The International Year of Soils: Soils and Climate

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Several components of the earth influence its climate. The climate system involves the earth’s oceans, land surfaces, soils and the atmosphere, according to Kendra McLauchlan, as... Read More

New Argentine Pres Plans 5% Soy Export Tax Cut

Argentina's new president-elect, Mauricio Macri, will follow through on plans to cut the soybean export tax by 5 percentage points to 30% and sweep away restrictions on corn and wheat shipments from Dec. 10, the country's next agriculture minister, R... Read More

Filing period begins Tuesday for 2016 local and state candidates

It may seem way early to consider, but the filing period for those wishing to run for a local or state office in 2016 begins Tuesday. Scotts Bluff County Clerk Vera Dulaney says incumbents have until February 15th to file while non-incumbents have... Read More

TCD announces new Community Development Director

Twin Cities Development announced Monday that Sean Overeynder has been hired as TCD's Community Development Director effective December 1, 2015. Overeynder comes to the area from Texas where he was the Economic Development Director for Gun Barrel ... Read More

Ag Secretary Vilsack to Discuss TTIP, Climate Change While In Europe

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Brussels, Belgium on Nov. 30 – Dec. 1 and Paris, France from Dec. 1 – Dec. 3 to address international dignitaries and stakeholders on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), clim... Read More

Former Husker Gets Promoted

Former Husker quarterback Zac Taylor will serve as offensive coordinator of the Miami Dolphins for the final five games of the season. Taylor who has been the team's quarterbacks coach since 2012 will take over the struggling offense after the organi... Read More

Lawmaker says House TPP Vote Could Take Place This Spring

House floor consideration and a vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement could occur in late spring or early summer following the release of a U.S. International Trade Commission report on the impact of the trade agreement on the U.S. ec... Read More

Chinese Drone Maker Plots a Course Into Agriculture

China’s SZ DJI Technology Co., the world’s top consumer-drone maker, is setting its sights on the agriculture industry with the launch of a crop sprayer that will test whether farming is fertile ground for drone technology. DJI, which helped k... Read More

D.I.A. has busiest day on record Sunday

Officials say Denver International Airport has set a new passenger record during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Denver Post reports that airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says the airport reported that more than 182,000 passengers were ser... Read More

McCook board to review proposals for Essential Air Service

The McCook Airport Advisory Board is scheduled to review proposals Monday from three airlines that want to provide subsidized service. The McCook Daily Gazette reports that all three are proposing two daily roundtrip flights to Denver, with fares ... Read More

Huskers Land Number 4 National Seed

LINCOLN, Neb. - For the 12th straight year, the Nebraska volleyball team will open the NCAA Tournament at home, as the Bob Devaney Sports Center was chosen as one of the 16 host sites for the NCAA first and second rounds next weekend. The Huskers,... Read More