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USCA Testimony Highlights Market Volatility, Opportunities for Success

WASHINGTON (May 26, 2016) – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) testified today during the Senate hearing, “A Review of the U.S. Livestock and Poultry Sectors: Marketplace Opportuni... Read More

Fischer honors the late Scottsbluff Corporal Adrian Robles on Senate floor

With Memorial Day Weekend just a day away, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer continues her year long mission to honor Nebraskan soldiers who were killed in combat. On Thursday afternoon, Nebraska's Senior Senator took the time to reflect and honor the ser... Read More

GIPSA’ Rule Would Wipe Out TPP Benefits, Says NPPC

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 26, 2016 – The significant benefits that would accrue to the U.S. pork industry from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement would be wiped out if the Obama administration implements pending rules related to the buying and sel... Read More

Fischer Introduces FUELS Act to Alleviate Burden on Agriculture

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), introduced legislation that would provide regulatory relief for Nebraska’s agriculture producers. The bill, known as the Farmers Undertake Envir... Read More

Cabela's: Outsourcing design work on ads not part of strategic review

Cabela's plans to outsource the design work for its catalog and advertising, but the outdoor gear seller says the move wasn't triggered by its ongoing strategic review. Cabela's spokesman Nathan Borowski says the company decided last fall to move... Read More

North Platte NRD pays to divert excess flows

Due to the high water levels in the North Platte River, the North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD) has partnered with surface water interests in the area to divert 985 cubic feet per second, or 1,950 acre feet per day, of excess river flows. ... Read More

May 26th, 2016

Wheat Crossroads Co-op/Sidney – 3.75 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Bridgeport – 3.75 (+0.11) Crossroads Co-op/Lyman – 3.75 (+0.11) Farmers Co-Op/Hemingford – 3.80 (+0.11) New Alliance / Alliance – 3.80 (+0.11) Frenchman Valley Co-O... Read More

Eastwood and Northfield Villa apartments almost ready for occupancy

The Eastwood apartments on East Overland and the Northfield Villa apartments are nearly ready to accept tenants. Twin Cities Development Executive Director Rawnda Pierce told us on News Extra that the north section of the Eastwood apartments have ... Read More

(Video) Huskers Knocked Out Of Tourney Early

Omaha – Nebraska's trip to Omaha was a short one this time around as the Huskers went 0-2 at the Big Ten Tournament falling to Indiana on Thursday 6-2. NU had just swept Indiana last weekend in Lincoln. Freshman Matt Waldron tossed 5.2 innings for ... Read More

LEAD Conference: Leaders Rise Up in Phoenix

The Leaders Engaged in Angus Development (LEAD) conference is set to take place Aug. 4-7 in Phoenix, Ariz. The 2016 event is themed “Rising Up in Phoenix” and is designed for National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) members 14 to 21 years of age.... Read More

Santorum Warns Trump on Ethanol

When he was campaigning in Iowa, Donald Trump used his support for federal protections for the corn ethanol industry as a cudgel to attack rival Ted Cruz, who is for phasing out the Renewable Fuel Standard when it expires in 2022. But now Mr. Trump'... Read More